19 Apr '17, 10am

GE develops hybrid jet engine and battery to supplement California renewables

GE develops hybrid jet engine and battery to supplement California renewables

GE’s hybrid system is comprised of a 10 megawatt lithium-ion battery and their LM6000 gas turbine – “a nimble peaker with jet engine technology at its core.” When renewables aren’t generating as much power, the batteries in the hybrid system can take over while the turbine ramps up. The system could ensure as California transitions to renewables, people can reliably obtain electricity no matter the weather.

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