Pioneering ‘liquid air’ project can help store excess electricity

Scheme in north-west England could aid grids as wind and solar power grows

A pioneering project in north-west England will turn air into liquid for energy storage to help electricity grids cope with a growing amount of wind and solar power.

The world’s first full-scale “liquid air” plant is based on a technology that advocates say is cheaper and able to provide power for longer periods than lithium-ion batteries.

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