Power Hangout – Dr Jill Cainey on the progress of energy storage

This edition of Power Hangout features a conversation with Dr Jill Cainey, Director of the UK's Electricity Storage Network.

An asterisk will always accompany claims the renewables sector make about its capabilities. In that context we discuss how storage technology is progressing.

Storage is now in the spotlight and some might say it is potentially the superhero technology that’s going to save the world and consign fossils permanently to the margins.

This hangout explores that theme, while also looking at the strengths and weaknesses of the various storage technologies, competing to solve renewables great quandary.Dr Cainey also discusses progress and continuing barriers in the policy area and delivers her verdict on what the power sector might look like in the decades to come, as storage technology continues to mature.

For more information on the work of the Electricity Storage Network go to http://www.electricitystorage.co.uk/

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