IIASA-led study proposes Underground Gravity Energy Storage as long-term energy storage solution for renewables
Green Car Congress
JANUARY 13, 2023
UGES generates electricity when the price is high by lowering sand into an underground mine and converting the potential energy of the sand into electricity via regenerative braking and then lifting the sand from the mine to an upper reservoir using electric motors to store energy when electricity is cheap.
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