TSA unveils new report on the role of the bulk liquid storage sector in the energy transition

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The bulk liquid storage sector and associated logistics will have a key role to play in the energy transition and in supporting the achievement of the UK’s decarbonisation targets, according to a brand-new report from the Tank Storage Association.

Enabling the energy transition: the role of the bulk liquid storage sector, published today, highlights the significant role of the sector in supporting and facilitating access to the broad mix of energy solutions that will be necessary to succeed.

The bulk liquid storage sector already has some insight into what a changing landscape might mean for its infrastructure and is already active in many of the areas of growth that will drive success going forward. Looking further ahead, the report considers the investment needs, focus areas and collaborative strategies that will unlock future opportunities and create the necessary flexibility to manage change.

Peter Davidson, Executive Director of the Tank Storage Association, said: “The UK’s bulk liquid storage sector supports growth and prosperity by importing, exporting, storing and blending liquid products that are integral to our daily lives. As essential energy partners, we are determined to up the ante and ensure that our sector can support and facilitate access to the broad mix of energy solutions that will be necessary to meet the UK’s emissions reduction targets. We stand ready to work together with the UK Government and all partners towards achieving our ambitious vision for the future of the bulk liquid storage sector.”

For an electronic copy of the Enabling the energy transition: the role of the bulk liquid storage report, click here.


Notes to editors

The Tank Storage Association (TSA) represents the interests of over 60 member companies engaged in the storage of bulk liquids and the provision of products and services to the sector. Collectively, its members operate over 290 terminals and distribution hubs in the UK and have over 8 million cubic metres of storage capacity in the United Kingdom (UK) and Republic of Ireland (ROI). TSA’s members provide and support an essential interface between sea, road, rail and pipeline logistics for many different substances including transport and heating fuels, chemicals, animal feed and foodstuffs.

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Nunzia Florio, Communications Specialist: T. +44 (0)7903 388584 – Email communications@tankstorage.org.uk

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