Part III. Enabling Technologies
(Hint: GSR includes glossary and abbreviation sections)
1. What is VRE? Why is energy storage becoming more important part of energy systems?
2. What is pumped storage?
3. How much was global battery storage? How much of an increase over 2019?
4. What is the largest form of thermal energy storage? It is most commonly used in conjunction with which renewable energy?
5. Why did renewable hydrogen interest rise in 2020? (Note: GSR considers hydrogen a storage technology.)
6. Why are electric vehicles important for the use of renewable energy?
7. What is a typical heat pump?