Why pumped storage can fill a gap in the energy market

Growth of intermittent renewable energy has opened up a gap in the market for mid-size regional storage. It is here that pumped hydropower can give batteries a run for their money

John Ord
Simplicity of regional pumped storage means it has to be seen as the preferred mid-size storage solution – John Ord, UK energy business director, Stantec

Pumped storage is not a new innovation. It has been around since the 1960s and 70s, providing the national grid with an invaluable strategic reserve while also affording a reliable means of delivering grid stability.

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