Storing and Stabilizing Energy in Rural Alaska

Faced with energy costs four to 10 times the national average, rural Alaska community power grids are the focus of UAF work to develop kinetic energy storage systems. With high power density and a practically unlimited life cycle, these systems allow grids to meet demand with an ultimate reduction in diesel fuel consumption.

Region(s): 
Arctic
Interior
Focus Area(s): 
Quality of Life
Resource Development
Roads, Bridges and the Built Environment
Last updated: May 10, 2017