Photo credit: 8minute Solar. Impression of the planned Eland 400 MW solar + storage project in Kern County, California

By Florian Mayr, partner and head of the energy storage and green mobility practices, Hannes Beushausen, principal,...

Q1: According to IDTechEX latest report the global market for stationary batteries (ESS) will top 300GWh by 2029. What are the main driving forces behind the current and future development of ESS in the world?

I see two key driving for...

April 4, 2019

Britain is at the forefront of a low-carbon energy system transformation. The amount of electricity coming from low-carbon generators, such as nuclear plants, wind turbines and solar panels, has doubled over the last decade, from 25%...

July 11, 2018

Heindl’s Gravity Storage, which uses the gravitational power of a huge mass of rock to store large amounts of electricity.

Lithium-ion batteries seem to be used everywhere – from tablets and smart phones, to electric vehicles, to large...

April 26, 2017

In February, Grantham PhD student Oliver Schmidt, who is part of the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP, joined an impact investing trip through Rwanda. He visited two start-ups from Imperial College London that are tryin...

November 8, 2016

Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP student Oliver Schmidt is attending the UN Climate Change conference (COP22) this week. He shares his impression of the host country Morocco and how it may be affected by climate change.


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Oliver Schmidt

Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP)

​South Kensington Campus

Imperial College London

London SW7 2AZ, UK

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