Energy Storage

Safe solid-state lithium batteries herald 'paradigm shift' in energy storage

The race to produce safe, powerful and affordable solid-state lithium batteries is accelerating and recent announcements about game-changing research …

Batteries

The Chevy 2020 Camaro SS – Technology Equals Speed

Will the 2020 Camaro SS be better or worse? Chevrolet engineers have been tasked with fuel efficiency and emissions standards by the previous …

Chevrolet Camaro

Environment: Hydrogen might be the answer to energy woes

With the need for clean energy rising, why not consider hydrogen? It is plentiful, and if properly extracted, cheap. Hydrogen can be used for cars, …

Clean Energy

Flow battery uses liquid sodium-potassium alloy

Researchers at Stanford University have proposed liquid sodium-potassium alloy as an electron donor in a flow battery. Instead of storing electrons …

Electronics

Solar panel costs are falling: should you invest?

<b>The cost of buying and installing solar panels continues to fall. It could take as little as 14 years for a solar panel system to pay for itself, if</b> …

Solar Power

New Flow Battery Yields High Energy Storage Capabilities

ArticleUsing a liquid metal, researchers have improved the energy storage capabilities of flow batteries, while also reducing production costs.Staff …

Clean Energy

GAC joins CATL in 2 battery ventures

CHINESE automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd and battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd said yesterday they will set up two …

News (China)

Energy Storage Gets Its Day in Congress

Energy storage experts got to ask what their country could do for them Wednesday.<p>The House Energy and Commerce Committee convened a hearing on “the …

Renewable Energy

NRSTOR C&I and IHI, Inc execute agreements for eight projects following new Memorandum of Understanding to deliver 42MWh of energy storage to address Ontario Global Adjustment charges in 2019

TORONTO, July 19, 2018 /CNW/ - NRStor C&I L.P. (NRStor C&I), a subsidiary of NRStor Inc., and IHI Energy Storage, a division of IHI, Inc. are pleased to announce eight contracted projects based on a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two companies. The MOU was signed on June 8th, …

Customers

Energy Storage Projects to Replace Three Natural Gas Power Plants in California

Tesla batteries and behind-the-meter Li-ion batteries could deliver electricity to meet peak Silicon Valley demandEnergy storage could get a big …

Natural Gas

Future of Utilities: Energy storage in the water industry

Renewable Energy

PG&E projects set new bar for battery size but fall short on transparency

California set a new benchmark for energy storage earlier this month when Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) filed for approval with the state's Public …

Utilities

Exelon considering battery storage at its nuclear units - Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis

The falling cost of lithium-ion batteries has prompted a “shift in the conversation” around energy storage at Exelon Corp., as the U.S. power …

North America

Massachusetts House approves study of mobile storage as grid resilience tool

Although it doesn't match the ambitious scope of the state Senate's energy omnibus, the Massachusetts House passed a bill last week advancing energy …

Utilities

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.and Hydrogenics Corporation Open North Americas First Major Power-to-Gas Energy Storage Facility

<b>MARKHAM, ON -</b>- Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. ("Enbridge") and Hydrogenics Corporation ("Hydrogenics") today announced that the first major energy …

Energy

Baltics awarded International Peace of Westphalia Prize

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was on hand to award the prize commemorating the Peace of Westphalia, which ended the Thirty Years' War and …

Russia

Energy Storage Making Headway In California And Paving Way For Other States

Falling solar panel prices coupled with favorable national and state policies are giving energy storage technologies the jolt they need to electrify the market place. The latest such example is Pacific Gas & Electric that wants to install four battery projects totaling 2,270 megawatts.<p>Energy …

Clean Energy

EVgo deploys fast-charging station powered by used BMW i3 battery packs in the US

Used electric vehicle battery packs are becoming increasingly popular for stationary energy storage projects.<p>It’s especially the case oversees, but now EVgo is bringing the tech to the US with a new fast-charging station powered by BMW i3 battery packs.<p>The company ran a pilot program for …

Electric Vehicles

Drones Across Spain Are Spotting Dodgy Solar Panels and Wind Turbines

Drones the size of manhole covers are helping Spain’s biggest utility to squeeze costs of green electricity, spotting faulty solar panels and …

Renewable Energy

Grid resiliency and energy storage bill passes Massachusetts House

Mobile battery storage systems could replace downed substations and relieve grid congestion, said Rep. Thomas Golden.

Western Massachusetts

How gold nanoparticles could improve solar energy storage: Rutgers study opens door to broader use of sunlight and advanced materials to combat climate change

Rutgers study opens door to broader use of sunlight and advanced materials to combat climate change<p>Star-shaped gold nanoparticles, coated with a …

Nanotech

Last month, McKinsey published articles on blockchain, smart cities, advanced analytics, energy storage, the future of work, product development, corporate debt, business growth, road infrastructure, and artificial intelligence.

Monthly Highlights | July 2018<p>Editor’s choice<p>Blockchain is still an immature technology. Experimenting with blockchain solutions without …

Renewable Energy

Falling prices and soaring storage solutions fueling renewables growth

The plummeting cost of wind and solar power has persuaded countries around the world to set ambitious climate goals that aim for greater reliance on renewable energy.<p>Leading the global efforts for cleaner energy and reduced carbon emissions, lawmakers in the European Union are pushing for …

Renewable Energy

Enel to provide energy storage solution to Amhil North America

The Enel Group’s (ENIA -0.5%) Enel X the advance energy services divisions through its Canadian subsidiary EnerNOC, Ltd announced an agreement with …

Business

Duke boosts solar in North Carolina, but storage addition brings controversy

Dive Brief:<p>Duke Energy on Tuesday announced the start of two renewable energy programs that are expected to significantly increase solar power in its …

Solar Power

Achieving Long-term Ambition on Climate Change

The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change establishes the long-term goal of keeping global temperature increases to well below 2 degrees Celsius …

Climate

Salt-based battery offers promising cheap energy storage for renewables

Researchers at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) and the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP), created the “novel and …

Clean Energy

Tesla’s Shanghai plant to roll out 500,000 vehicles

US electric carmaker Tesla will set up a wholly owned factory in Shanghai, which will be the city’s largest foreign-invested manufacturing …

Tesla

Tesla fans and critics both need a reality check

Rebecca Cook / Reuters<p><b>The reality of Tesla's business is far more modest than the war over its stock price and market cap would suggest.</b>• <b><br>Tesla is</b> …

Tesla

CellCube Installs Energy Storage System in New York

TORONTO, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>CellCube Energy Storage Systems Inc. ("CellCube" or the "Company") (CSE: CUBE) (CSE: CUBE.CN) (OTCQB: CECBF) (Frankfurt: 01X) is pleased to announce that the first of two CellCube energy storage systems was installed at O'Connell Electric in Victor, New York. …

Renewable Energy