The Anonymous Widower

Gravitricity Explores Czech Coal Mine For MW-Scale Storage

The title of this post, is the same as that as this article on

This is the first paragraph.

Scottish energy storage outfit Gravitricity is exploring the potential to transform a former Czech coal mine into an energy storage plant with a capacity of up to 8MW.

It all sounds like a good use for a disused coal mine.

According to the article, future systems with multiple weights could store up to 25 MWh.


November 16, 2021 - Posted by | Energy, Energy Storage | , ,


  1. Just to show how slowly the wheels turn, the following is an extract from an article about Gravicity back in 2019.
    “The company is currently in discussion with mine owners in the UK, Finland, Poland, the Czech Republic and South Africa, where mine shafts could be more than 2,000 metres deep.”

    Comment by fammorris | November 18, 2021 | Reply

  2. […] I particularly like Gravitricity’s idea of used abandoned deep mines to store energy, that I wrote about in Gravitricity Explores Czech Coal Mine For MW-Scale Storage. […]

    Pingback by Mine Water Heat « The Anonymous Widower | January 6, 2022 | Reply

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