Giant Batteries Are Transforming the Way the U.S. Uses Electricity

May 7, 2024

The New York Times

Faculty Director, Meredith Fowlie, shares her perspective in the New York Times on the nation’s efforts to diversify battery storage, but cautions to be mindful about not incurring hefty costs during the process.

“‘You don’t want to necessarily build a system where you’ve got batteries to suck up every last megawatt-hour, because that’s a pretty expensive system,’ said Meredith Fowlie, an economist at the University of California, Berkeley.”

Read more about battery storage in The Economic Times.