Wednesday, August 20, 2014

QOTD

“Back in the days, our lignite plants were inflexible, produced power around the clock and were always earning money. Now they are as flexible as gas plants.”

Ulrich Hartmann - Executive board member at RWE’s generation unit

Friday, July 4, 2014

QOTD

The Sioshansi et al., (2009) analysis found that a modest rated capacity of sotrage (0.7% peak load, 1.2% average load) reduced the value of storage arbitrage by as much as 10%. Opportunities for Pumped Hydro Energy Storage in Australia

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Pumped hydro – the forgotten storage solution

Thursday, July 3, 2014