The world’s biggest battery – pumped storage
Discussed on NPR’s Planet Money podcast
California has a ton of solar power. But as soon as night falls, it’s gone. NPR’s Planet Money discusses ‘how to bottle the sun,’ in a recent episode called “The World’s Biggest Battery,” highlighting the Stantec-designed Bath County Pumped Storage Project. Stantec’s Mario Finis, Global WaterPower & Dams leader, and Dave Kleiner, Senior Advisor, provided expertise on pumped storage, a proven solution to this issue.
Hear how leaders in Pumped Storage technology, including Dominion Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), and Sacramento Municipal Utility District are looking at bottling the world’s largest energy sources.
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