scientists calculate the energy required to store wind and solar power on the grid
A new study finds that it may be better for the environment to temporarily shut down a wind turbine than to store the surplus electricity it generates.
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#1 Sep 9, 2013
"To efficiently store energy on the grid, batteries must endure 10,000 to 18,000 cycles, he said."
Did this team study the Altairnano ALTI-ESS system? The Altairnano lithium titanate battery technology has been tested for several thousand cycles. Stanford missed the boat.
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