Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Mad Scientists are at it again...
"Three area utilities plan to start a pilot project in September to show how utilities might be able to store electricity when it's cheap and then release it back to the grid when it's in demand.
The project will help guide research that could make day-to-day storage of electricity by utilities practical, saving customers money and making better use of wind and solar power sources.
Benton PUD is an original participant in the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project led by Battelle and paid for in part by the Department of Energy."
full story here