Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage

New thermal energy storage technologies, both hot and cold, could transform how energy is supplied and used, helping make future energy systems more efficient and reliable.

However, innovation in technology and policy is needed to release its value. The Centre will integrate the full research agenda to accelerate the development and deployment of energy storage.

Centre for Cryogenic Energy Storage

Using liquid air to store renewable energy to power our grid and transport at peak times.

Policy / economics

Producing documents to inform the decisions of policy makers and economists.

Centre for Thermal Energy Storage

Utilizing the waste heat generated from the conventional power generation plants.

Smart grids and integration

Offering solutions to the integration of the new energy systems and the distribution of power through the grid.