Utilities experiment with big batteries in Phoenix to tackle one of solar's biggest problems
CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed
The World Economic Forum estimates solar and wind are now the same price or cheaper than fossil fuels in more than 30 countries. Video provided by Newsy
A small building on the outskirts of the Festival housing developments in the far West Valley could help utilities better understand how to stabilize the power grid amid fluctuations caused by solar panels.
Arizona Public Service Co. is testing a $2 million battery system at the facility to see if it can smooth out the power hiccups caused when clouds pass over solar panels, and also to meet the energy demand... read more
- 08:39 Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Jetsetter
- 08:12 Luxury homes: $1.5M Phoenix mansion has hand-scraped hardwood floors
- 08:09 South Carolina serial killer did time for Arizona rape
- 08:09 Advocates use petitions to force Phoenix council votes on passion...
- 08:09 Lead not common in Arizona schools' drinking water, report finds
- 08:09 Arizona law and surrogacy: What you need to know
- 06:45 Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears
- 06:43 Residents return to rubble as fire crews make progress on San Diego...
- 05:33 Diphtheria deaths in Indonesia spark immunization campaign
- 04:04 Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget