Energy storage, a strategic challenge for the Spanish economy

FuturENERGY Dec. 18 - Jan. 2019

eBick, sistema de almacenamiento energético con tecnología litio LFP de Cegasa | eBick, an energy storage system with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) technology from Cegasa

Technological advances in the field of batteries enable the availability of increasingly more reliable components with greater load capacity. Given experts’ forecasts, it can be categorically stated that batteries are becoming a strategic challenge for the Spanish economy. The very creation of AEPIBAL (the Spanish Batteries and Energy Storage Business Association) that arose from the interest of Spanish industry in actively promoting the fuel cell, battery and energy storage sector in Spain, and making it more competitive at national and international level, confirms the importance of this moment for the sector and its great future prospects…By Joaquín Chacón Guadalix, Chairman of AEPIBAL.