Finkel: Storage burden should fall on wind and solar farms, not system #AUS

By National Wind Watch Chief scientist Alan Finkel has caused created controversy by recommending that individual wind and solar farms be responsible for providing “dispatchable” generation – a “generator reliability obligation” rather than looking at system-wide solutions. Although many wind and solar farms plan to include battery storage when they are built – such as facilities proposed by Lyon Solar, and say that the combined cost is cheaper than new gas generation – the renewable energy industry is concerned that a blanket rule may . . .

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