Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will install revenue-grade electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in collaboration with selected distributors in its territory. Installation of the charging stations is scheduled to begin in mid-2013.
EVs and Storage News
CALMAC is now a member of the Texas Energy Storage Alliance (TESA), a technology-neutral coalition of energy storage technology product and service companies. By joining the Alliance, CALMAC will address summer peak energy demands and provide knowledge of thermal energy storage for reducing a buildings peak energy load.
Duke Energy Renewables, part of Duke Energy's Commercial Businesses, completed its 36-MW energy storage and power management system at its Notrees Windpower Project in west Texas. The system completed testing and became fully operational in December 2012. Xtreme Power designed and installed the 36-MW capacity Dynamic Power Resource at Notrees and will continue to operate the system. In addition to increasing the supply of renewable energy during periods of peak demand, the system will help stabilize the frequency of electricity traveling throughout the power grid.