Why Will the Grid Need to Handle More Intermittent Two-Way Power Flows?
- Jul 26, 2021 4:47 pm GMT
For years, the energy sector has been collectively revamping devices on the grid to better accommodate two-way power flows and an intermittent supply. The system already exists, so most of the discussion focuses on improving its efficiency rather than a general upgrade.
Why would an intermittent power supply and support for dynamic two-way power flows even be a consideration?
Back to Its Roots
The old power grid was developed assuming that energy flows in one direction — from companies, plants and generators — to the rest of the system. Consumers and businesses are at the other end.
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