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2 Author(s)
Andrew Goodwin ; Energetix Group (Pnu Power), Capenhurst, Chester, UK ; James Derby

Engineers at PNU Power have harnessed the energy stored in compressed air to provide backup power in high voltage electricity substations. Reduced maintenance costs, elimination of hazardous lead acid batteries, and the need for outside installations were all driving factors for the UK and USA National Grid to look for an alternative to the traditional lead acid battery for backup power.

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Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), 2011 IEEE PES

Date of Conference:

17-19 Jan. 2011