Posts Tagged ‘backup’

In a Rare Eclipse, Gas Will See Its Future as Solar’s Backup

Natural gas is about to get a glimpse of its future role in the U.S. power mix as solar energy's backup. During the upcoming Aug. 21 eclipse, operators of giant solar fields from California to the Carolinas will cede market share to fast-start natural gas generators as well as hydroelectric plants and other sources to […]

Wind may whistle in backup power

A large shake is forecast to knock out power to homes and institutions, such as hospitals and schools, for weeks. View full post on Wind Power News