Positive Future #741 (Feature photo – Older Battery Storage Power Station in California – By Ysc usc – Own work, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=64315693)
Renew Economy journalist Giles Parkinson brings us the story of a pending $300 million battery in Australia to help upgrade its electrical grid. Like the earlier 100MW Tesla battery installed to stabilize the Australian grid a few years back, this new plan is 6 times bigger. Big battery storage allows for 100-fold faster uptake of power spikes and 100-fold faster distribution.
The fallout of this kind of technology and development can impact everyone in that uses electricity and provide new paths for decentralization of power.
You can read the story here: