1. Solar-Plus-Storage Likely the 'Next Big Thing' in ERCOT: Expert

    Solar-Plus-Storage Likely the 'Next Big Thing' in ERCOT: Expert

    Austin, Texas — Solar energy -- increasingly paired with battery storage -- is likely to be the "next big thing" in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, attendees of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance annual GridNEXT conference learned Monday.

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    1. But as solar and wind technologies improve in cost and efficiency.
    2. Texas is going to be a big part of that, based on what we see in the interconnection queue.
    3. The problem is what to do with the surplus.
    4. Meanwhile, we are relaxing our clean energy standards.
    5. It doesn't necessarily have to be either-or, because it is both.
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