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Old 06-05-2024, 01:00 AM
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Default Geomechanical Pumped Storage

Geomechanical Pumped Storage (GPS) is a new approach for storing electric energy at scale that is conceptually similar to pumped hydro storage (PHS), which currently accounts for 94% of global energy storage.

Pumped Hydro Storage sites need elevated terrain and gravity potential to realize a high- pressure reservoir.

Where as GPS injects water under pressure into a storage lens in the subsurface; with the lens water volume being pressurized by a combination of elastic deformation of the rock strata and overburden lift.

https://www.energy.gov/sites/default...anical-psh.pdf

 

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