Pumped Storage in the Spotlight

I have always found pumped-storage hydropower to be a fascinating technology. According to Wikipedia, the first use of pumped storage was in the 1890s in Italy and Switzerland. And the first pumped-storage plant built in the U.S. was in 1930 by the Connecticut Electric and Power Company, using a reservoir near New Milford, Ct., and pumping water fr

via Renewable Energy News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2013/11/pumped-storage-in-the-spotlight?cmpid=rss

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