Green Mountain Power is expanding solar-plus-storage pilot programs and finding success in the systems’ ability to reduce peak demand.
The rural electric cooperatives are testing how the storage technology can help customers and their systems.
Consumers Energy plans to combine solar and storage in a 4-square-block project in Jackson, Michigan.
Green Mountain Power is developing three projects to add 14.4 MW of solar and 6 MW of storage to its system.
A November report suggests overbuilding wind and solar capacity could be cheaper than energy storage.