Storing Renewable Energy, One Balloon at a Time – March 18, 2024

New York Times

Faculty Affiliate James Bushnell is quoted in the New York Times discussing the drawbacks of storing energy for extended periods of time.

“The biggest challenge with long-duration energy storage is that the economics are lousy,” said James Bushnell, an economist at the University of California, Davis, who studies energy. “If your storage is sitting charged for weeks or months, that’s much less revenue.”

Read more about energy storage on The Economic Times