LIQUID AIR ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGY

Making a 100% Renewable Energy Future Possible Today

CRYOGENIC ENERGY STORAGE

Clean, Cost-efficient, Flexible and Reliable

Highview Power’s 5 MW/15 MWh Pilsworth plant in the United Kingdom is the world’s first grid connected liquid air energy storage system. The plant provides grid balancing services to the UK grid, demonstrating the commercial readiness for flexible and clean long-duration energy storage.

CRYOBatteryTM technology makes use of a freely available resource— air—which is cooled and stored as a liquid and then converted back into a pressurized gas which drives turbines to produce electricity. Just as pumped-hydro harnesses the power of water, the CRYOBattery unleashes the power of air. It is the only long-duration energy storage solution available today that offers multiple gigawatt hours of storage, is scalable with no size limitations or geographic constraints, and produces zero emissions. Cryogenic energy storage systems are a cost-competitive clean energy storage solution for large scale, long-duration applications.

We believe energy storage technology is the game changer that can truly unlock the full potential of renewable energy by making renewable energy as dependable and affordable as conventional power. Our partnership with Highview Power will allow us to bring gigawatthours of energy storage to the market with the full flexibility to be built practically anywhere it is needed.

Sumitomo SHI FW will lead the liquid air energy storage business within Sumitomo Heavy Industries, applying our technology development, engineering and global project delivery capability, to help our customers transform the world’s energy infrastructure toward a clean and sustainable energy future.

Liquid Air Offers Many Benefits

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