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Big Batteries to Cut Energy Costs

Positive Future #393 (Feature photo – 5 Megawatt Battery Pack – U.S. Department of Energy) To meet “peak” energy demands, monstrous peaker gas power plants have been built around the nation. When air-conditioning or heating needs reach peaks, these monsters are fired up (see photo below). With the lowering price of lithium-ion batteries, tapping into banks of large banks of batteries can happen more quickly and for lower costs. That said, development of back-up battery systems for large power grids is on the increase. You can read the full story here: https://phys.org/news/2019-02-invest-big-batteries-power.html Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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