EU scientists say energy storage not ready for primetime
Commercially available energy storage technologies are unable to deliver their nominal power for more than 10 hours, according to a European Academies of Sciences survey of the sector. The researchers conclude that electricity system reliability will instead be delivered in the main by some mix of hydroelectric and thermal generators.
Scientists slam high-profile 'renewables-only' research
A high-profile study claiming complete decarbonisation of the economy is achievable with only renewable energy without the help of nuclear power has been sharply critised by some 20 prominent climate scientists in a peer-reviewed paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, kicking off a welter of bitter arguments between researchers.