• New article confirms that NMC lithium-ion battery pack prices will fall below the 100 US$/kWh threshold in next 3-4 years - 11.10.2020

  • Overview of maps on energy storage projects with information on location, technology, power and energy published - 28.07.2020 (Link)

  • "Storage at 20 USD/MWh? Breaking down the low-cost solar-plus-storage PPAs in the USA" - 25.03.2020 (Apricum) (Energy Storage News)

  • Article published on comparative life cycle assessment of lithium-ion battery systems - 20.02.2020 (Publication) (Accepted manuscript)

  • "What would the worldmap look like if country sizes reflected installed utility-scale battery capacity?" - 19.02.2020 (Worldmap)

  • Article published on quantifying the impact of six policy measures on the investment case for residential storage in the UK - 24.12.2019

  • Bloomberg interviews Oliver on Electric Insights report - 04.12.2019 (press release)

  • New book on 'Technological Learning in Energy System' published, co-authored by Iain and Oliver -  22.11.2019

  • Oliver answers Q&A on the future of energy storage at Smart Energy Forum in Prague (in Czech) - 19.11.2019 

  • Article on gravity based energy storage published in The Guardian quoting a report by Storage Lab - 21.10.2019

  • For Inquisitive minds podcast with Oliver on future cost reductions and applications for electricity storage - 10.05.2019

  • First-time presentation on the future profitability potential for electricity storage at Energy Storage Europe - 13.03.2019

  • Publication on "Projecting the future levelized cost of electricity storage technologies" available in Joule - 09.01.2019 (Online tool)

  • Academic paper and industry report on the role of energy storage for energy access in developing countries published - 9.11.2018

  • Power Swarm, a network to connect energy transition professionals in the UK, initiated by Iain, Malte and Oliver - 18.10.2018

  • New report by Storage Lab compares economics of Heindl Energy's Gravity Storage to alternative bulk storage solutions - 15.10.2018

  • Oliver answered questions on energy storage for the 68k subscribers of Reddit's r/energy community (thread) - 28.09.2018 

  • New blog highlights advantage of gravity based storage concepts over lithium-ion batteries - 09.07.2018

  • Storage Lab work on water electrolysis featured in Advances in Engineering (article) - 02.06.2018

  • Report by Storage Lab shows Gravity-based energy storage could prove cheaper than batteries (press release, news item) - 24.04.2018

  • A webinar on 1st February will present the LCOS analysis by Storage Lab for a novel bulk electricity storage technology - 24.012018

  • "A Green Light for Electric Cars" by believe Earth with comments from Storage Lab - 08.01.2018

  • Future cost and performance of water electrolysis and lithium-ion batteries estimated by leading expert - 20.12.2017

  • Presentation of experience rates for electricity storage technologies at the Reflex Expert-Workshop - 08.11.2017

  • Oliver receives the Student Award 2017 of the European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) - 06.11.2017

  • Storage Lab discusses the potential role for Power-to-Gas in future energy systems for Interfax Natural Gas Daily (p. 3) - 30.10.2017

  • Storage Lab publishes report on the Levelised Cost of Storage for Gravity Storage in collaboration with Heindl Energy GmbH - 29.10.2017

  • Presentation on future cost of storage and business case profitability at 12th SDEWES conference - 08.10.2017

  • Presentation on impact of storage on reducing CO2 emissions in the power sector at IAEE Europe - 06.09.2017

  • Oliver comments on conversion of salt caverns into redox-flow batteries for Interfax Natural Gas Daily (p. 3) - 10.08.2017

  • PV Magazine and Energy Storage Journal discuss research by Storage Lab - 24.07.2017

  • Storage Lab's research discussed and put into context with major storage projects in Energy Storage Report article - 19.07.2017

  • New article in Chemistry World about Storage Lab's research on future cost of electrical energy storage - 17.07.2017

  • The Sun and The Herald report about research made by Storage Lab - 11.07.2017

  • Publication on "Future cost of electrical energy storage based on experience rates" available in Nature Energy - 10.07.2017 (News article)

  • Presentation on future cost of storage and business case profitability at the BEEER 2017 conference - 22.05.2017

  • "Rwanda - the clean-tech silicon valley of Africa?" - Inspiring blog on start-ups that bring solar PV + storage to Africa - 26.04.2017

  • Presentation on cost projections for storage to assess future business cases at the Energy Storage 2017 conference - 09.02.2017

  • Poster presentation on cost-effective electricity storage at the UK Energy Storage Conference 2016 - 30.09.2016

  • "En route to Marrakech" - a blog about what's at stake at this years COP22 negotiations - 08.11.2016

  • Publication of the Grantham Institute's Briefing Paper No. 20 on electrical energy storage for mitigating climate change - 01.07.2016

  • Presentation of future cost of storage based on experience rates at the Energy Systems Conference 2016 - 15.06.2016

Oliver Schmidt

Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP)

​South Kensington Campus

Imperial College London

London SW7 2AZ, UK

tel: +44 79 345 487 36