The Anonymous Widower

Intriguing “Frozen Air” Energy Storage In Vermont Gets Canned

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

This is the first paragraph.

Alas, the company Highview Power has given up on a plan I wrote about in 2019 to develop a long-term energy storage project in northern Vermont that freezes and unfreezes air.

The author had asked Highview Power for an update and received this statement.

As a UK-based company our primary focus right now is on our Carrington project in the North of England. This will be our first commercial plant in the wider development of a 45GWh, £10 billion programme in the UK. While the Vermont project no longer remains in our current plans, we are developing a longer-term portfolio of projects in Spain, Australia, and the U.S and we look forward to pushing forward with these after we achieve our primary UK projects.

It sounds to me that the new CEO; Rupert Pearce, is simplifying the company’s operations and aiming to get the important Carrington plant working as a priority.

June 18, 2022 - Posted by | Energy, Energy Storage |

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