Energy storage in residual salt will help Hyme outflank competitors

The first step for Seaborg's subsidiary is a EUDP-supported project facility that is to pave the way for large-scale energy storage and mitigate the problems with irregular wind energy. Meanwhile, another collaboration is brewing.

Ask Emil Løvschall-Jensen, adm. direktør for Hyme Energy. | Photo: Hyme Energy

Salt is an area that Danish developer Seaborg knows intimately by now. Perhaps unsurprisingly, sister company Hyme Energy is an offshoot of the large knowledge base it has of salts and its properties.

Seaborg has spent years working on developing a molten salt reactor with a moderator consisting of sodium hydroxide. And this is at the core of Hyme's business, which revolves around utilizing the salt product for large-scale energy storage.

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