Inside the Battery System

To help eliminate brown-outs and power interruptions, Glidepath is developing three 20-megawatt battery power facilities in the Chicago area. They would be located in McHenry, Joliet and West Chicago. The facilities would enable grid operators, who have to manage where power comes from and when, to more easily integrate renewable energy. The batteries would store energy generated by power plants after it is produced and discharge it quickly when it is needed.

Read more in the Chicago Tribune.