Posts Tagged: carbon reduction


Energy storage can keep the lights on, cut carbon emissions

Electrical power lines in the California desert. (Photo: Anton Foltin, via Shutterstock)

Most of us won’t forget those rolling blackouts that took place across California in early 2000.  I remember them well, since I was the one who had to manage the power grid and turn off the lights more than a dozen times. Since then, energy engineers and operators like myself have made a life’s work out of keeping the lights on as California works to reduce carbon emissions and add more renewable energy into the power grid to meet California’s clean energy goal

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