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This “virtual power plant” made of solar and batteries means Oakland can stop burning jet fuel

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<p>The solar panels will power low-income housing&#x2014;and then fill up batteries to use when demand peaks.</p><br /><p>When the demand for electricity surges in Oakland, California, a power plant burning jet fuel switches on, pumping pollution into the western part of the city. But the plant will soon close&#x2014;and will be replaced in part by a network of solar panels and batteries installed in affordable apartment buildings in the area.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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