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Batteries Are Already Helping Power Grids Weather a Hotter World

In California, batteries now contribute 60 times more to peak capacity than they did in 2017 — a sign of things to come elsewhere, too. 

Battery housing at the Elkhorn Battery Energy Storage System in Moss Landing, California.

Battery housing at the Elkhorn Battery Energy Storage System in Moss Landing, California.

Photographer: Nic Coury/Bloomberg

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