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Mark Howitt is Chief Technical Officer, a founding director of Storelectric. He leads Storelectric’s technical and operations, minimising technological risk, maximising efficiency and environmental friendliness, and speed to market. He focuses on technologically simple solutions using proven technologies wherever possible.

His degree was in Physics with Electronics. He has 12 years’ management and innovation consultancy experience world-wide. In a rail multinational, Mark developed 3 profitable and successful businesses: in commercialising a non-destructive technology he had innovated, in logistics and in equipment overhaul. In electronics manufacturing, he developed and introduced to the markets 5 product ranges and helped 2 businesses grow strategically.

Storelectric is participating fully in the hydrogen economy in six ways: Hydrogen CAES Hydrogen storage CAES and Hydrogen Projects Integrated Projects High-temperature …

Water, Heat and Energy

If you see me, weep Water levels in many great rivers are dropping to critical levels and below, due to high temperatures …

There is much discussion on how to store and transport hydrogen, with diverse methods being proposed. I will focus on the storage and transportation at massive (i.e. infrastructure) scale.

Introduction The current regulatory and contractual framework is designed around a 20th century industry (baseload coal and nuclear, dispatchable gas, all other …

Storelectric’s Mark Howitt highlights enormous opportunity for compressed air energy storage

National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios 2022 (NG’s FES 2022) is a small step forward on their 2021 document. It contains broader, for …

National grid has taken a good step forward by producing a Pathway to 2030 Holistic Network Design. It is really good that …

Hydrogen is increasingly being touted as the ideal technology for both electricity storage and balancing renewable generation on the grid. The reality …

The challenge of grid stability currently costs the grid about a half of energy balancing, but growing faster; within a very few …

Most people discuss electricity storage as though the challenge were just energy: balancing renewables, providing enough energy when they’re not generating as …

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