TITLE

Could CAES Answer Wind Reliability Concerns?

AUTHOR(S)
Robb, Drew
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Power;Dec2010, Vol. 154 Issue 12, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on how compressed air energy storage (CAES) and other bulk energy storage technologies can help in balancing electrical supply and demand. It is stated that the disparity between production and demand is renewing interest in using CAES. The first CAES plant in the world was E.ON-Kraftwerk's 320-MW plant located in Huntorf, Germany.
ACCESSION #
56535633

 

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