This article was originally published on pnnl.gov on October 31, 2019. Today, nearly 173 gigawatts of energy storage are deployed across the world to balance the demands on the power grid. Pumped-storage hydropower (PSH) accounts for 98 percent of that capacity, making it the most leveraged form of energy storage available as well as the most cost-effective option, […]
This article was written by Christy Lewis and Peter Bronksi and was published on watttime.org on September 17, 2019. It’s the 9th annual National Drive Electric Week (NDEW)! More than 300 events—mostly throughout the United States, but also in a growing number of locations around the world—will offer consumers a chance to learn about, test drive, and […]
More cities, states, and even utilities are pledging to shift to all renewable energy. But experts say the nation’s power grid needs a lot of changes to make that happen.
Mathematical formula boosts renewable energy efficiency Phys.org, March 6, 2015 A mathematical framework for rating transmission lines aims to help relieve power grid congestion to make more efficient use of renewable energy. The framework has been devised by Curtin PhD student Binayak Banerjee who says current grids are designed for the simple task of taking […]