This Giant Battery Is Powered by Compressed Air

This Giant Battery Is Powered by Compressed Air
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In order to make renewable energy more efficient, a U.K. power company is building a giant energy storage facility that uses compressed air to store energy like a giant battery. When the facility is complete, it will use surplus electricity to compress a giant air tank so much that the air turns into a liquid, The Guardian reports . The air can then be decompressed to power a giant turbine, letting people in the area continue to use clean energy even if solar panels or wind turbines aren’t actively generating more electricity. The liquid air battery is meant to […]

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