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  • A new study indicates that power storage may only become crucial as the grid approaches 4/5 renewable. [scald=41911:kl_image_original_context ...
  • We can run our grid on renewable power effectively, say the authors of a study released this month, without massive storage capacity. The key is ... capacity, and that study's authors have good news for California. Configure block ...
  • ... on a windless night and have the lights go on. This isn't news : we've covered the storage issue frequently here at ReWire . But a study published recently is news : it suggests that on a ...
  • ... Commons License Solar and wind power are intermittent. When the sun goes down, or when the wind stops, solar ... dependable. And you can't just put power into the grid when the sun's shining for use later. Electricity is either on or ... basic methods that have been proposed for renewable energy storage , and we'll probably end up using most of them in combination. Pumped ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be important ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, ... enough to suit us. 9) Our most-visited story on solar power tower projects' threat to flying wildlife was just one of many updates ... and friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World': An ...
  • ... It's called " grid parity," and it comes when the cost of installing solar panels on your ... systems.Let's hope California's utilities hop on board. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... the state's three largest utilities to start acquiring power storage capacity, with a target of more than 1,300 megawatts of ... sun goes down and the wind stops blowing, and suddenly the grid doesn't have those electrons to run our air conditioners and ...
  • We don't cheerlead much here at ReWire , but we're just really not seeing a downside to this: a Bay Area firm is leasing power storage capacity to businesses at no money down. ... businesses to reduce their power consumption from the grid at peak times, offering electric bill reductions of between 10 and 40 ...
  • ... Southern California utility just delivered some upsetting news to owners of those storage systems. ... power derived from non-renewable sources into the grid in a program designed to promote renewables. SCE claims that since ... or power from the battery," SCE's Vanessa McGrady told ReWire . "This creates a complication, because only renewable power ...

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