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NPR's Planet Money features the world's biggest battery

June 19, 2018

The world’s biggest battery—pumped storage

Discussed on NPR’s Planet Money podcast

California has a ton of solar power. But as soon as night falls, it’s gone. NPR’s Planet Money discusses ‘how to bottle the sun,’ in a recent episode called “The World’s Biggest Battery,” highlighting the Stantec-designed Bath County Pumped Storage Project. Stantec’s Mario Finis, Global WaterPower & Dams leader, and Dave Kleiner, Senior Advisor, provided expertise on pumped storage, a proven solution to this issue.

Hear how leaders in Pumped Storage technology, including Dominion Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), and Sacramento Municipal Utility District are looking at bottling the world’s largest energy sources.


Listen to the full episode or download to your device.  

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