Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) provide alternatives to or enhancements of the electric grid and have been around since Thomas Edison built the first power plant in 1882.
Gordon Butte pumped storage is a robust and rechargeable utility-scaled sized battery that is unique in its capability to firm up variable energy generation
KEPCO is engaged with the challenges arising from the rapid introduction of significant photovoltaic power.
While the growth in battery-based electric energy storage is important and will provide ever-increasing benefits as it continues, it is important for us to put “traditional” pumped hydro storage in perspective.
The Valley will have 4 MW of battery-based energy storage through Solar Partner Program