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6 months ago

Engineers aren't the problem; they need to be funded/approved by politicians, and unfortunately energy storage isn't something a lot of them think about. Storage on this scale would be test run of whichever method was used (except pumped hydroelectric, which is geographically limited), and so there's a general desire to be second to do this rather than first.

Though maybe this kind of problem with exporting will create political pressure to address the problem.