NewEnergyNews: Solar Power Ready For The Big Eclipse

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    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Solar Power Ready For The Big Eclipse

    The US is using so much solar power that it will have to prepare for the August eclipse

    Michael J. Coren, May 2, 2017 (Quartz)

    “In the ancient world from the Mayans to the Egyptians, a solar eclipse portended disruption…[On Aug. 21, California faces a 6,000 MW shortfall during the hours of a solar eclipse which, if unforeseen as it was in ancient times, could be a disruption. But today’s grid managers are preparing for the event. Utility] operators are reserving spare capacity from gas and hydroelectric power plants, as well as coordinating with industrial sources to temporarily curb demand.

    Europeans, who saw 90% of new energy on the grid come from renewable sources in 2016, have already weathered eclipses successfully in the past. US operators are taking lessons from them.” click here for more

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