Siemens tests using ammonia as green energy storage
German industrial giant Siemens will open a pilot project converting renewable power into ammonia in the UK next week, the Guardian reports. Normally used to increase crop yields, ammonia could be a tool to manage fluctuating renewable power generation. The company hopes to prove that the compound can store energy as efficiently as more established technologies like lithium-ion batteries, the article says.
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For background, read the dossier New technologies for the Energiewende and the factsheet Germany’s Siemens: a case study in Energiewende industry upheaval.
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