Vattenfall to test salt-based power storage technology

FILE PHOTO: A Vattenfall cooling plant is seen in Berlin, Germany August 15, 2017. Picture taken August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt/File Photo

OSLO (Reuters) – Swedish power producer Vattenfall has commissioned a plant to test the storage in salt of electricity from solar plants and wind turbines, hoping to overcome the stop-start nature of green energy which is one of its main disadvantages. Efficient energy storage is vital in increasing the appeal of renewable power and Vattenfall’s […]

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