While lithium-ion enjoys the most media and customer interest at the moment, alternative technologies for storing energy could become competitive – if investors are willing to take them on to the extent that manufacturing efforts can be greatly scaled up.
That was according to a panel of industry representatives from different, ‘long duration’ energy storage technology companies, speaking in the Energy Storage Theatre strand today at this week’s Solar & Storage Live show in the UK.
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