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DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Compressed Air Energy Storage for the Pacific Northwest

Caption: The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Bonneville Power Administration have identified two locations in eastern Washington state that could store enough Northwest wind energy to power about 85,000 homes each month.

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