Using the 48 GIS coverages collected for this study, and total of 27 sites along the 120 mile long Mesabi Iron Range (MIR) were evaluated as potential PHES site. A set of pass/fail criteria were used by the four teams to evaluate and rank 14 of the most promising sites.
Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES) Using Abandoned Mine Pits on the Mesabi Iron Range of Minnesota – the Range of Opportunities and Issues.
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