Duke and So Cal Ed explore energy storage


Energy storage has been dubbed the "holy grail" of grid operators, that notion thrived better when it applied to a vague ideal rather than cold reality. Today, with long- and short- duration energy storage alternatives to pumped hydro moving from lab to market, the quest has become vastly more complicated and the goal more elusive. [...]

Duke and So Cal Ed explore energy storage2012-07-10T10:00:42+00:00

Wind Turbines, Batteries Included


Wind power is the world’s most developed renewable energy source after hydroelectric dams, but it has one big problem — wind doesn’t blow at the same speed all the time, making variable output from wind turbines hard to integrate into the electricity grid. Japan Steel Works is aiming to ease that problem by building wind [...]

Wind Turbines, Batteries Included2009-03-03T19:09:49+00:00