The plan to bring pumped-storage to Hoover Dam

The plan to bring pumped-storage to Hoover Dam

News Type: Regional Source: Mountain West News
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The Hoover Dam, one of the great engineering feats of the 20th century, helped transform the American West, harnessing the force of the Colorado River to power millions of homes and businesses. Now there’s a plan in the works to add to the dam an energy storage system to ease the integration of solar and wind power—performing much the same function as the giant lithium-ion batteries being developed to absorb and release energy.