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Load Balancing Wind/Solar Power using Pumped Storage Hydroelectricity

Jugaad
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Tue, Jul 20, 2010 — vincent

"Pumped storage hydroelectricity is a type of hydroelectric power generation used by some power plants for load balancing. The method stores energy in the form of water, pumped from a lower elevation reservoir to a higher elevation. Low-cost off-peak electric power is used to run the pumps. During periods of high electrical demand, the stored water is released through turbines.

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Rice Husk to empower Rural Electrification

Jugaad
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Wed, May 12, 2010 — vincent

Interesting stuff on how Husk Power Systems1 is using rice husks to produce electricity.

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