Texas’ grid of tomorrow may include batteries
Feb 8, 2016 | News Roundup
Sleek lithium-ion battery systems that resemble mainframe computers are poised to connect with Texas’ electric grid for the first time this year as more companies seek to revolutionize the power market.
Renewable power advocates see energy storage technologies, such as industry-leading lithium-ion batteries, as the critical step toward making electricity from wind and solar more reliable and cost effective than fossil fuel or nuclear power.
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