With better forecasting, utilities can more reliably connect variable power sources such as wind energy with electricity grids, and can decrease their need for back-up energy sources such as natural gas and hydropower.
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Nestled in the mountains of northern Arizona and just 75 miles from Grand Canyon National Park, the city of Flagstaff, Ariz. is an ideal city for the Arizona Public Service (APS) to pilot a high concentration of solar photovoltaic energy systems.