POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Mar. 2, 2016

Energy storage to save the UK $3.4 billion annually; Gas-fired power plants generated more energy for seven months in 2015


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily update of energy-related news:

  • Consumers in the U.K. may save £2.4 billion, or $3.35 billion, a year by 2030 with the help of energy storage technologies. Energy storage technologies may reduce the need for grid upgrades and increase the use of wind and solar energy; reports indicate an approximate savings of $70 a year.
  • For seven months throughout 2015, gas-fired power plants generated more energy than those run with coal. However, according to the EIA coal lead in generation for the entire year generating 1,356,057 GWh; gas generated 1,335,068 GWh.
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