DOE, Duke Renewables, Xtreme Battery unveiling giant renewable battery system

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It’s not your typical AA battery. Next Thursday (March 28) Duke Energy Renewables—a Duke Energy subsidiary, the Department of Energy and Xtreme Power will be on hand at the 153 megawatt Notrees Windpower Project, in Ector and Winkler counties,…

Duane Tilden‘s insight:

"The battery was deployed at the site to provide energy storage for the wind farm, helping to stabilize its output to the grid. Such battery systems are being considered for solar installations as well. “Battery storage is an important innovation to address the variability of wind and solar energy generation,” said Duke Energy Renewables President Greg Wolf. “Developing an expertise in this advanced technology will enable us to expand the use of renewable energy, better integrate it into the power grid and become even more efficient at serving our customers.”"

 

"The project has been in the works…

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