On the BBC Future Planet web pages, there is an interesting article on gravity batteries published on May 17, 2022. The article is available here. Could a cutting-edge technology that harnesses one of the universe’s fundamental forces help solve our energy storage challenge? Read the article to know the answer.

Further reading:

Velenturf APM et al (2022): Geoscience Solutions for Sustainable Offshore Wind Development, Earth Sci. Syst. Soc., 29 November 2021, https://doi.org/10.3389/esss.2021.10042

O’Grady, C. (2021): Gravity-based batteries try to beat their chemical cousins with winches, weights, and mine shafts – Energy storage companies aim to use gravity to balance fluctuations in renewable power, Science, doi: 10.1126/science.abj1232