AES could bring big batteries to Oregon's grid

AES could bring big batteries to Oregon's grid

AES Energy Storage plans to offer its battery storage technology to Portland General Electric.

Should AES dive in, the company could be the first to propose a commercial-scale battery project in Oregon, which, if built, would be among the first in the nation. Battery-powered energy storage is a good fit for Oregon's energy mix and could solve some of the most pressing problems plaguing the grid as more renewable energy sources come online.
AES' proposal — so far an unofficial one — comes in response to a request for proposals by PGE that is in its draft stage at the Oregon Public Utility Commission, expected to be made official in June.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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