What is it?


What is it?

What is it?

  1. An energy-efficient chemical plant
  2. An energy storage system
  3. A demonstration project to integrate natural gas distribution with the electric grid

ANSWER:

B

This energy storage demonstration facility uses electricity to compress air, cool it to liquid phase, and store it in a tank. Developers, utilities, and other stakeholders are investigating this along with numerous other technologies for bulk energy storage applications. In the electric power industry, the need to integrate intermittent, utility-scale renewables and the potential to defer investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure are driving increased interest in bulk storage.

Photo courtesy of Highview Power Storage

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Storing in Bulk