Virtual Power Plants?
Virtual power plants (VPP) get quite a lot of press from time to time. These consist of a battery of batteries under software control that can be used to supply a grid shortfall. Is calling them a “power plant” just PR spin for a way of gaming the rules of the electrity grid to make money, or are they actually a power plant? The concept of people making money from selling the extra electricity they get with a roof full of panels is pretty attractive to people with the money t