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BP-Backed Solar Company LightSource Leans Into Integrated Storage

“For a utility-scale solar developer, we’re not putting forward any proposals without storage, currently, to anybody west of the Colorado,” she said. “Every utility process, every bilateral at this point, at least on the West Coast, is looking at solar-storage hybrids.”

A hybrid system integrates solar or other renewable power with central power management and battery storage, allowing the system to supply a steady stream of energy even when the resource (be it sun, wind, geothermal, etc) is in a low or even no output stage. New solar installations including integrated storage solutions eliminate the downside of harnessing a renewable resource with an unpredictable output schedule. Moreover, designs that take both the output and storage have lower costs compared to creating output and storage separately.
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See the full article on Green Tech Media here:
https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/global-solar-pv-installations-to-surpass-104-gw-in-2018#gs.cZ3xesg

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