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OVERVIEW OF THE SUBSURFACE CHALLENGES FOR COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE

Overview of the Subsurface Challenges for Compressed Air Energy Storage

Study Released August 29, 2019

Electricity Report - March 2019

Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) is a proven and mature technology. Two projects that have been in operation for decades are in Huntorf, Germany and McIntosh, Alabama. Ample information is available from existing projects, studies, and researches; however, the technology did not show a widespread deployment due to economic and technical risks associated with the projects.

March 2019