Britain takes a step towards battery-grid technology

Britain, following the lead of Germany and now California, is experimenting with the use of battery electricity storage to manage peak demand. Could a 240 tonne lithium-ion battery system installed by UK Power Networks be a sign of things to come?

Reuters

Britain's most ambitious smart grid project is being built on a housing estate in Leighton Buzzard, a rapidly growing commuter town north of London.

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