KEA’s Battery System in the News – Power Technology

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KEA’s new wind power battery system is discussed in a timely new Power article about storing wind power.  Feature writer Elisabeth Fischer compares KEA’s battery system with other wind storage technologies, such as free wheelers, compressed air systems, and cryogenic energy storage. 

In the article, President/CEO Darron Scott discusses KEA’s choice to utilize a battery system versus other options to store wind power.  He explains, “Batteries are really the best solution for us.  Keeping grid frequency and voltage together is the biggest issue of wind generation on an island.”

Click here to read the entire article:  “The right mix:  technologies to store wind power” published July 12, 2012 on Power

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