Talking About Generation: This Mix Of Technologies Can Lower The Power Industry’s Carbon Emissions

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A mix of technologies — including wind and solar energy, gas turbines, hydrogen fuel, and battery storage — can open a path to reliable and sustainable energy generation.  “Think of the gas turbines as a shock absorber that’s balancing the demand on the grid,” says Brian Gutknecht, marketing leader at GE Gas Power (top image). “I have demand that’s varying, I’ve got supply from renewables that’s varying, and the gas turbine that’s in between balancing constantly: up and down. I can ramp up and down hundreds of megawatts very quickly.”

Infographic representing key points of the white paper

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