Energy Demand Response Supply Leveling: Pumped Hydro

Will Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Really Get The US To More Wind & Solar?

Clean Power For all the whiz-bang cutting edge developments in new battery technology, good old fashioned pumped storage hydropower is still the number one bulk energy storage system currently available in the US. The big question is how to deploy pumped hydro in ways that funnel more wind and solar power into the US grid – and guess what, the US Department of Energy is on it.