- Sep 3, 2018 11:31 pm GMT
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"The holy grail for renewable energy is to have storage you can dispatch at any time," said Ellen Anderson, executive director of the University of Minnesota's Energy Transition Lab to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Solar-plus-storage could be more cost effective than natural gas peaker plants in Minnesota as soon as this year, a study from the University of Minnesota concluded in 2017. The report also cited a study by Connexus that found a majority of its members "were willing to pay up to 5% more for efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase renewable energy."
What are your keen insights on this comparison between peaker plants and Solar-plus-storage?