07 Mar '12, 2am

DOE Funds Tests of Storage for a 30% Solar Arizona

DOE Funds Tests of Storage for a 30% Solar Arizona

Preparing for a future when a third of us will make our own electricity from solar on our roofs and ship that power onto the shared grid - the U.S. Department of Energy has funded the development of a solar community in Flagstaff, Arizona to help test how well the grid can handle that. With everything expected to be complete this month, the test is now ready to be switched on. The DOE supplied a $3.3 million grant in 2010 to help American Power Service (APS) set up the Community Power Project in the northern Arizona city to study the effects of a high concentration of solar rooftops on the grid. APS, the oldest electricity utility in Arizona – and the owner of the largest coal power plant in the Southeast – must in turn run tests to see how well the grid can handle that much solar, spread out among individual customers, rather than coming from a single utility-scale projec...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/03/06/doe-funds-tests-of-st...

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