Posts Tagged ‘excess’

Pioneering ‘liquid air’ project can help store excess electricity

Scheme in north-west England could aid grids as wind and solar power grows A pioneering project in north-west England will turn air into liquid for energy storage to help electricity grids cope with a growing amount of wind and solar power. The world’s first full-scale “liquid air” plant is based on a technology that advocates […]

Use excess wind and solar power to produce hydrogen – report

With more electricity often generated than needed the excess could be utilised to generate the green power source Green energy would be boosted if excess electricity from wind and solar farms was used to produce hydrogen for use in heating and other parts of the energy system, according to engineers. Renewables were the UK’s second […]

How Edison uses water to store excess power

Production manager Joel Preheim walks near the generator at the John S. Eastwood Power Station at Southern California Edison’s Big Creek hydroelectric system. This year, SCE probably will get no electricity out of the station because of the drought. View full post on Wind Power News