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DOE offers $26M for projects showing how grid can run on all renewables, storage

August 4, 2022

The Department of Energy plans to offer $26 million for up to nine projects that show how the grid can reliably run with only solar, wind and energy storage.

The Solar and Wind Grid Services and Reliability Demonstration funding to support new ways for inverter-based resources — like solar and wind — to provide the same grid services provided by traditional power plants, such as voltage support and frequency stability, according to a funding notice released Tuesday.

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