“When the wind stops blowing, we have to bring up gas units to keep the grid stable and meet the demand”
The chief electricity regulator in Texas, the largest energy-producing state, on how electricity storage could solve the intermittency challenge for renewables. With Dr. Scott Tinker.
At the time of the interview, Barry Smitherman was Chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
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