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    Researchers Investigate Pumped Storage in Retired Underground Mines

    Three professors from Michigan Technological University and Texas A&M University are investigating a method to store power generated by alternative power sources by making use of unused and abandoned underground mining sites in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. If proven successful, the project could deliver a blueprint for providing continuous power from intermittent and zero-emission sources.