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Solving the Intermittency Conundrum Paul Loudon, Client Investment Manager

 A lack of reliability and a mismatch between supply and demand are barriers to greater use of renewable energy. Could battery storage be the answer to this problem?

Battery storage – the holy grail?

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POTENTIAL COST PER MWH POST-2025(1) ($/MWH)
Source: NextEra Energy (2021)
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Paul Loudon
Client Investment Manager

Paul is a client investment manager at Walter Scott who joined the firm in 2014 and spent 6 years in the Research team. He joined the Client Service team in January 2021. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a sell-side analyst at Morgan Stanley in London. Paul holds a BA in Economics from Durham University and an MA in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge.

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