Kentucky power plant allows utilities to try out energy storage

By Kathie Zipp Meeting energy demands of the future means exploring the viability of various technologies today. In its latest research project, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company is launching a new Energy Storage Research and Demonstration Site at its E.W. Brown Generating Station near Harrodsburg in Mercer County.
The project, which was developed in collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), became operational in January 2017 and will allow the utilities to develop, test, and evaluate the potential benefits of utility-scale battery technologies, and investigate operating needs and associated costs. Additionally, researchers will be able to use the site

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