Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Brouwer quoted in energy storage article

Date: 
Fri, 02/19/2021

AirUCI faculty Jack Brouwer is quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about using hydrogen technology to store surplus solar and wind energy that is currently being wasted.  Jack notes that hydrogen is effective for longer storage because it doesn’t lose energy over time and can be stored underground easily and cheaply.  “It’s the only known zero-emissions solution for enabling this massive and long-duration storage on the grid,” he says. “Eventually, we can’t keep installing more and more batteries and make it through the year.”  Read the article