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In terms of hysteresis, compressed air is definitely a better way to store energy than a battery.

But I'd have to do some calculations on the energy density, plus high-pressure gas is harder to control than a liquid or solid fuel tank or battery... except that in the case of a leak it's less dangerous.

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Mar 31st, 2006 at 10:33:13 AM EST
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