What it involves?
Energy storage is often associated with wind and solar power; in order to provide an alternative & emission cutting approach.
With the advancements in renewable energy and the constant change with the weather in the UK, consuming renewables might seem a little (ironically) unnatural.
However, with the latest technology and energy storage capabilities, consumers are now able to collect energy from renewable sources in order to use in adverse weather conditions or in the evenings.
There are different types of energy storage technology that’s available to commercial and industrial organisations worldwide. Currently over 150,000 megawatts is stored globally (Lin, 2016). These include:
For smaller and micro businesses, that usually consumes gas or electricity on a domestic scale. It could be worthwhile researching and looking into energy storage technologies. Within the domestic environment, solar power in the UK has doubled (This is Money, 2017), emphasising how smaller businesses could capitalise on the benefits of renewable energy storage technologies. Such as Tesla’s Powerall or Powervault.
Tesla’s Powerwall. More suited to the British weather, connecting your premises to its solar panels and it’ll then store energy to be consumed in unfavourable conditions.
Powervault — Is another, less compact energy storage device. Performing as efficiently & directly available on the UK market.
Furthermore, there are numerous advantages for small business consumers when capitalising on improved energy storage technologies.
Crown Gas & Power are a gas supplier to the commercial world. We currently do not supply electricity or energy storage technologies. This post is based on research to inform and provide an opinion on pressing industry news. We aren’t recommending specific energy storage technologies, please research further and ensure you’ve fully understood the benefits to you, before making a change.
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