Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Resurgence of Liquid Air for Energy Storage | MIT Technology Review

The Resurgence of Liquid Air for Energy Storage | MIT Technology Review:

Some engineers are dusting off an old idea for storing energy—using electricity to liquefy air by cooling it down to nearly 200 °C below zero. When power is needed, the liquefied air is allowed to warm up and expand to drive a steam turbine and generator.
I like 19th century ...

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