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Inside Electric Mountain: Britain's biggest rechargeable battery

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Re: green lunacy

The only competitor on a similar scale is underground compressed air storage

Really?

I've not seen any figures for such a system - but I've pumped a lot of scuba cylinders in my time, and the losses due to adiabatic compression heating were *enormous*...

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