This Startup Uses Heavy Concrete Blocks to Store Clean Energy

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Takeaways:

  • Energy Vault has created clean energy storage comprised of 35 tons of heavy solid blocks and a tall tower.
  • When there is a surplus of power, a mechanical crane is used to lift the blocks 35 stories in the air.
  • The blocks will stay suspended until the power is needed again, where they will be lowered by cables that spin turbines and produce electricity.

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