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Building Electrification Could Add Hundreds Of Millions Of Batteries To The Grid

August 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

Electricity demand is rising as global temperatures increase and economies grow, driving greater demand for cooling: Researchers project that by 2050 a warming climate will push energy needs 25% higher than they otherwise would be absent climate change in parts of China, Europe, and the United States.

Rising energy demand contributes to climate change – greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from cooling have tripled over the past three decades. But what if smart appliances could turn millions of buildings in America into millions of batteries helping to balance our grid through building electrification?

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