Energy storage

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What progress has been made in terms of energy storage? Should we store heat and cold?

Why is it necessary to store energy and for how long?
How will the role of pumped storage evolve?
How can we store excess electricity generated by wind and solar power?
Why is seasonal storage a central issue for our future energy system?
Why are there plans to raise some of our Alpine dams?
Should heat and cold be stored?
How can we reduce storage needs by managing our electricity consumption better?