Researchers plot energy storage under our feet


Chad Augustine and his colleagues at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) see opportunity where others might simply see a hole in the ground. “It can’t just be any hole in the ground,” Augustine, a researcher with NREL’s geothermal research group, explains. The idea is to use depleted oil and gas wells as a reservoir […]

Natural gas storage facility to be tested for storing hydrogen

International energy company, Uniper, has announced that it is testing the feasibility of storing hydrogen at scale in the former natural gas storage facility in Krummhörn in northern Germany, which has not been used commercially since 2017. The existing gas storage facilities are designed for natural gas and need to be converted for the use […]