Gravity Storage

The Top 5: Improbable Energy Storage Possibilities Turned into Reality

The storage for renewable energy in particular has become one of the main talking points in the energy industry across the globe for the sake of transition to a green future. Intermittent energy sources like wind and solar power often lack the ability, or fall short in their capacity, to accommodate postponed usage. Thus, there […]

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Gravity based Energy Storage Startup Energy Vault Announces $100 Million Funding

Energy Vault, the firm behind gravity-based, grid-scale energy storage solutions with its proprietary technology, today announced $100 million in Series C funding.  We had covered the firm’s series B funding back in 2019. The newest investment round is being led by existing investor Prime Movers Lab, with additional participation from other existing investors including SoftBank […]

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Could Deep Shaft Mines Get a Second Life As Energy Storage Sources?

Finding a way to extend or wring some positives out of abandoned or exhausted mines, particularly deep shaft mines, has become a new challenge for many stakeholders. Startups like Gravitricity have got close to building a business out of using them for energy storage, for instance. Now Centennial, an Australian mining company which is a […]

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Energy Vault Gets $110 mn Investment From Softbank Vision Fund

Energy Vault has announced that it has completed a USD 110 million Series B funding round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund. Energy Vault, the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to long duration, utility-scale energy storage, has announced that it has completed a USD 110 million Series B […]

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MNRE Invites Proposals For Development of Gravity Storage Projects

The specific objective of the proposal is to develop a prototype system integrating renewable energy with gravity storage. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been supporting a research programme on different aspects of renewable energy and energy storage. With an increasing share of renewables, there would be a requirement of Energy Storage […]

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