06 Feb '14, 3pm

Energy Storage, Dynamic Line Ratings Yield More Efficient Grid

Energy Storage, Dynamic Line Ratings Yield More Efficient Grid

Panel members said many of those technologies, particularly storage technologies, are in their infancy and not yet being broadly accepted. “We’re kind of where personal computing was in the ‘80s and cell phones were in the early ‘90s,” Robert King, president and founder of the Texas Energy Storage Alliance, said. “I think storage is at that same awkward age. Utility operators don’t know how much they need storage because they haven’t had an opportunity to use it.” While thermal storage and flywheels were mentioned briefly during the discussion, most of the talk centered on the most popular form of energy storage, which at present is battery storage. The largest battery storage facility in the United States is the 36-MW battery operated by Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) at its 153-MW Notrees wind project in West Texas, which panel member Becky Diffen, an attorney with the law firm ...

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