Las Vegas Business Press: DEAL WATCH: ARES Nevada builds energy storage facility in Pahrump

GROUND BREAKS ON PAHRUMP ENERGY STORAGE FACILITY ARES Nevada, an affiliate of Advanced Rail Energy Storage (ARES), has announced the groundbreaking for its first GravityLineTM merchant energy storage facility. The 50 MW facility will be able to provide 15 minutes of regulation services at full capacity — supporting renewable energy integration across the Western U.S.ADVERTISING  “While we have made … Read more >

Pahrump Valley Times: Energy Storage Project Breaks Ground in Pahrump

A project nearly a full decade in the making, ARES Nevada LLC has finally moved the first shovelful of dirt to kick off construction of its brand new energy storage project, the ARES GravityLine, located right here in the Pahrump Valley, with an official groundbreaking ceremony hosted on Thursday, Oct. 8 in honor of the … Read more >

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: To batteries and beyond: In a high-renewables world, pumped hydro storage could be ‘the heavy artillery’ (Utility Dive)

Experts say pumped hydro is notoriously difficult to site. But as more renewables come online, the industry is eyeing new locations and fresh technologies.…Pumped storage hydropower accounted for around 95% of commercial energy storage capacity in the U.S. as of 2018, with around 21.6 GW of installed capacity around the country. Facilities traditionally include two reservoirs, at different … Read more >