14. We will take forward a study to explore the potential role, technology options, and impacts on the energy system of an increase in energy storage capacity

Implementation Lead(s): Scottish Government

Locations: All Scotland

Further reading:
Planning advice on energy storage
Institute of Mechanical Engineers:  ‘Energy Storage: The Missing Link in the UK’s Energy Commitments’

Environmental Mitigation: None Required

Ongoing Activity and Milestones:
Update online planning advice on energy storage as required.

January 2016 – ClimateXChange published two reports on the state of technological and market development in the context of Scotland’s energy policy ambitions. They cover thermal energy storage and electrical energy storage respectively.  Insights from each of these reports are presented in the Energy Storage in Scotland Summary to help support thinking on integrated energy policy.

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