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September 25, 2023

Westinghouse to build long-duration energy storage system in Alaska

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A heat pump draws electricity from the power grid and converts it into heat stored in concrete blocks. This stored energy is later converted back into electricity using a heat engine.

The U.S. Department of Energy picked Westinghouse Electric Co. to deploy a utility-scale long-duration energy storage system in Healy, Alaska. The plant, with a capacity of 1.2 gigawatts, will support planned wind power for the region.

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