Peaker Plants

Peaker Plants

Peaker Plants

03/27/18

“What were the predecessors of battery storage systems?”

 

Although battery storage is all the rage nowadays, there is an older predecessor to handle extra demand on the grid. These machines were like power plants, except that they only came on in times of need! They were called peaker plants, and their electricity tends to be more expensive due to their off-cycle nature.

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