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Where it all began...batteries and the fall of the coal empire

Where it all began...batteries and the fall of the coal empire

The Roman philosopher Seneca is often quoted as saying “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”. But then Seneca never attempted to analyse energy markets… Having said that, the statement certainly holds true for the recent success of battery technology in the GB energy market. This success did not happen overnight but rather through a long journey filled with missteps, brave choices, technological breakthroughs and opportunity. In the first of a three-part series, we will first analyse the how this opportunity came about.

Author: Emmanuel Duah 29th May 2019