26 Aug '13, 2pm

Revamped Electric Grids in Iceland Show Path To Changing Global Energy Markets

Revamped Electric Grids in Iceland Show Path To Changing Global Energy Markets

With aging infrastructure and renewable energy generation on the rise, there has never been a more urgent need for a modern electricity grid. Many envision this modernized smart grid based on its capacity to integrate renewable energy sources, being virtually carbon neutral, and featuring improved voltage control, demand response and supply flexibility. Currently, the leading technology for achieving these modifications rests in grid electricity energy storage (EES). The technology exists today, however the need now is to provide tactical solutions, not technologies. Figure 1. Standing at the foot of the immense Skógafoss in southeast Iceland, a country which produces 100 percent of its electricity from renewable resources comprised of 73 percent hydropower inputs and 27 percent geothermal energy. Energy storage is not a new concept. Since the invention of the first electr...

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