We've been working to Solarize Indiana this year, but we should keep solarizing next year, too!
One of the most logical pairings of the 21st century, battery storage has long been considered the solution to the intermittent nature of stand-alone PV Solar farms. And now, the small town of Minster, Ohio has proven that large scale solar-plus-storage facilities are indeed, financially viable today!
The 8,000 MW of renewable power will represent roughly 20% of all AEP's generating capacity and will be accompanied by 3,000 MW of power from gas. The company plans to install 6,300 MW of wind power and 3,400 MW of solar by 2034 (Utility Dive).