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Batteries on the grid

February 16, 2017

Three battery storage plants are going online in the California electric grid, with the explicit goal of reducing reliance on gas peaker generation. The large problem that has faced sustainable energy production from wind and solar is how to store it when it is produced, for future use when demand is high. This is a first step toward a battery solution. I’m not certain it is the right solution. But ever cheaper and better batteries are a good thing, regardless.

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