How can electrical energy be stored in lithium-ion batteries?

Industrial batteries are gaining ground in the market and have stepped on as one of the most competitive systems thanks to the great benefits they represent in terms of capacity, efficiency, economic savings and impact on the environment.

The main objective of storing electrical energy is to prevent electricity demand from exceeding electricity generation, since it allows the surplus energy to be conserved to supply it when it is required. In this way, storing energy helps to balance the unforeseen fluctuations and load changes of renewable energies.

In a nutshell, energy storage systems act as a balance between supply and demand that helps stabilize the electricity grid while meeting the energy consumption needs of users. This process helps to encourage the production, use and integration of renewable energies, which are essential to achieve the goal of zero emissions set at a global level for 2050.

In addition to its promotion of renewable energies, such as solar and wind, energy storage also improves the efficiency of the electrical system and makes the use of clean energy more efficient by avoiding its waste. Betting on systems to store electrical energy is one of the great steps that humanity is taking towards the energy transition.

Hydraulic pumping still in the lead… for now

Among the various types of energy storage that exist today, hydraulic pumping, which works by transporting water from one place to another in order to accumulate it in a dam or reservoir, is one of the most widely used in the world. In regions such as the European Union, it even represents almost 90% of the storage capacity.

In Mexico, this form of storage is also one of the main technologies for storing energy because it allows large amounts of liquid mass to be retained and activated when needed.

However, although hydroelectric dams are now the main storage technology in the country, Latin America and other parts of the world, Industrial batteries are gaining ground in the market and have stepped on as one of the most competitive systems, thanks to the great benefits they represent in terms of capacity, efficiency, economic savings and impact on the environment.

The role played by lithium-ion batteries, whose production has been massive since the 1990s, places them at the forefront of the new technological frontiers. Scientific advances and innovations have helped consolidate this element as the basis of the best energy storage systems.

Based on all of the above, it is possible to affirm that energy storage in batteries, and mainly in lithium-ion batteries, is one of the best options, with great opportunities and a very successful future in Mexico and in the world.

Moving into the future: lithium-ion battery storage

Lithium-ion batteries have been placed at the center of the energy transition and their technical capacity is unquestionable. Energy storage with lithium batteries for industrial use, with the capacity to stabilize the electricity grid and mitigate the intermittence of renewable technologies, is already a reality in our country.

Storage systems with industrial lithium-ion batteries, such as that we use in the Quartux platform , are recharged with the excess energy that is produced at times of lower demand and cost, which is supplied quickly and efficiently during peak hours of the CFE, that is, the most expensive .

These systems are part of a process of technological innovation and constitute a new energy paradigm with which new, efficient, sustainable and profitable ways of storing energy have been created.

Switch to the best energy storage system

Lithium ion batteries are the storage of the future. All companies, businesses, industries and businesses, regardless of their field, can be part of the storage solutions offered by Quartux with its innovative lithium-ion battery system for energy savings and use. The ease and speed of its installation and its scalability are just some of the many benefits of opting for energy storage with industrial batteries.

The capacity of lithium is invaluable due to its high electrochemical potential. This element can accumulate large amounts of energy and its possibilities are endless. Therefore, lithium batteries are on the way to becoming the main storage technology for renewable energy.

Although in recent years the cost of its implementation was high, it fell by 85% between 2010 and 2018 and will continue to decrease in the years to come. In addition, its implementation is totally profitable, with undeniable benefits in the short and long term, since the investment is quickly recovered with the savings in the electricity bill.

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