New energy storage tech breathing life and jobs back into disused coal power plants

af | 30. september 2021 | Energilagring, Energisystemer

​Coal fired power plants are one of the biggest causes of the catastrophic climate crisis now facing our civilization and over the coming years thousands of gigawatts of coal power capacity will be retired all over the industrialised west. But what about all the jobs and livelihoods of the families who live and work in those communities? Now, one company plans to replace the coal burners in those disused plants with an energy storage system that can not only provide useful grid balancing power using the same infrastructure, but also bring gainful employment back to hard working people.

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