LAES has a low lifetime cost due to long life (30+ yrs) and no electrochemical degradation
Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) is an innovative energy storage solution that uses liquid air or liquid nitrogen as the storage medium. LAES provides large scale, long duration energy storage which can deliver between 5MW – 200MWs/10MWh – 1GWh+ of power for utility and distributed power systems.
LAES technology combines 3 existing technologies; industrial gas production, cryogenic liquid storage and expansion of pressurized gases. The components of a LAES system can be readily sourced from large OEMs and have proven life times and performances.
LAES is large scale (15MWh to 1GWh+), geographically flexible, environmentally benign (no toxic materials, zero emissions), and energy dense – resulting in a small footprint.
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