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American Wind Week is August 5-11, and according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), members of Congress on both sides of the aisle support wind power. And lead batteries are tools that can help balance electricity supply and demand for wind energy.
You might be surprised to learn the role lead batteries have today, and in our energy future, in helping to lower the planet’s carbon footprint, create efficient energy models and stabilize the grid.
Lead batteries play an important role in making wind a sustainable option. Many wind facilities rely on lead batteries to regulate the variability of renewable electricity generation.