Oncor’s proposal to install 5,000 megawatts of lithium ion batteries on the electric grid could mean a virtual end to power outages and a much more reliable grid. Energy from wind and solar could be stored on the batteries, providing a more consistent flow of electricity. Oncor has partnered with Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) to be the source of the batteries.
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