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Joint Venture ITM & Linde

ITM-UK is good at producing hydrogen through electrolysis of water, where Linde, a company of German origin, is an expert in handling industrial gasses. For the developing hydrogen economy this seems to be a match made in heaven.

[] – Incorporation of ITM Linde Electrolysis GmbH
[] – Linde plc

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Europe Chases CAES GWh Energy Storage

Dublin, Ireland-based Gaelectric was granted €90m in European Union backing for a compressed air energy storage (CAES) project due to be built in Larne, east Antrim, on the Northern Irish coast. (2017).

The funding came on top of €15m in previous grants, the BBC reported. The Larne CAES project, due for completion around 2022, is a European project of common interest that will generate up to 330MW of power for up to six hours.

Editor: hopefully Brexit won’t ruin this project.

[] – Europe chases GWh energy storage
[] – Compressed air energy storage (CAES)
[] – Storing compressed air energy in underground caverns
[] – EU Funds 330-MW Northern Ireland CAES Storage Project
[] – Additional €8.3 Million For Northern Ireland Energy Storage Project

Source: [] – Gaelectric Energy Storage –> 54% efficiency

[] – CAES presentation ParkID/Franc Mouwen

Installation E-70 Wind Turbine Ireland

Very detailed video documentation of the installation of an Enercon E-70 windturbine in Caherdowney, near Cork in Ireland (beautiful music from [9:37]).

[] – Caher Downey windfarm (Ireland)
[] – E-70
[] – Enercon

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