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Pacific Gas and Electric (PCG) Building Wind Energy Storage Plant

According to MercuryNews.com, Pacific Gas and Electric just announced that it will be building a 300-megawatt facility to store wind energy generated during times of low demand, to be released when demand is up.The facility will consist of an underground storage area. Compressed air will be injected into the storage facility and released to produce electricity as needed.

The plant is expected to cost $356 million. Is it a good investment? Some wind industry … Read the rest