POWER Project in 60 Seconds: Pomona Energy Storage
March 13, 2018
By Bridget Dalin
After the shutdown of a leaking natural gas storage facility outside of Los Angeles, fuel supplies to area power plants became constricted. The California Public Utilities Commission, fearing power blackouts, expedited deployment of energy storage systems. Battery energy storage system (BESS) facilities can reduce the need to fire up natural gas generators at peak times while mitigating fluctuations from renewable energy sources such as wind and solar.