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For The U.S. To Become Carbon Neutral, Long-Term Energy Storage Is A Must

Ken Silverstein on Forbes writes about the efforts of the private sector to create long-term energy storage.

The C3 Take
  • One of the biggest problems facing more rapid deployment of renewable energy sources is long-term energy storage.
  • Energy Internet Corporation (EIC) is one company that is addressing long-term energy storage challenges in data centers.
  • EIC’s solution transfers surplus renewable power as compressed or liquid air, which allows for them to use stored power whenever it is needed.

“If voracious energy users such as data centers are to hit their net-zero targets, they must run their enterprises on renewable energy. But the sun does not always shine and the wind does not always blow. So long-term energy storage is vital. Their dilemma: most storage assets can kick in for a few hours but they can’t discharge for weeks at a time. What now?”

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