Solar-plus-storage likely the ‘next big thing’ in ERCOT: expert

Austin, Texas — Solar energy — increasingly paired with battery storage — is likely to be the “next big thing” in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, attendees of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance annual GridNEXT conference learned Monday.  During a workshop about the Texas Power Market, Peter Kelly-Detwiler, principal of the NorthBridge Energy Partners consultancy in Lexington, Massachusetts, pointed out that ERCOT has about 20,000 MW of solar projects in the interconnection queue, which would represent an exponential increase in solar capacity from today’s roughly 1.5 GW.”

 

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2018-10-23T11:33:44+00:00