Big Batteries Are Starting to Boost the Electric Grid

This is an NBC News Story by John Roach. It features WCTA Members Avista and UniEnergy Technologies and WCTA Board member Curt Kirkeby.

Curt Kirkeby, Avista
Curt Kirkeby, Avista

Long hailed as a game changer that will allow unlimited amounts of wind and solar energy onto the electric power grid, big rechargeable batteries are beginning to move out of research labs and find a home amid the real-world tangle of smokestacks, turbines and power lines. Today, the reality falls short of the hype about fossil-fuel-free electricity — but experts say that future could be in store.

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