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Not Just Blowing in the Wind: Compressing Air for Renewable Energy Storage can reach almost 80% efficiency

A recent study IDs two compressed air energy storage methods and sites for the Northwest. Enough Northwest wind energy to power about 85,000 homes each month could be stored in porous rocks deep underground for later use, according to a … Continue reading

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LightSail Gets $5.5 Million For Compressed Air Energy Storage – Is it Cheaper than batteries!

LightSail Energy, a utility-scale energy storage company, has obtained $5.5 million from investors to fund its compressed air energy storage (CAES) project in the second closing of its $37.3 million Round D. LightSail CAES Concept. Image obtained from LightSail Energy. The … Continue reading

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