The use of geomembranes for pumped-storage reservoirs

Energy storage is fundamental to ensuring the reliability, stability, and resilience of the grid, essential for meeting the energy demands now and in the future. Pumped storage stands out as a proven energy storage solution. There are 43 pumped-storage plants operating in the USA today, and they offer unparalleled scalability, rapid-response capabilities, and long-term reliability at a competitive cost. With a history of successful operation spanning decades, and approximately 60 sites proposed at various stages of permitting and development, this technology is a critical component for the US energy sector. However, its development involves some complex engineering and regulatory challenges.

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The use of geomembranes for pumped-storage reservoirs

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