energy storage Stories June 23

One of the US’s largest energy companies, Con Edison, has announced a contract with Centrica Business Solutions to transform a lot in Brooklyn, New York, into an energy hub complete with 18 350kW EV chargers and a battery energy storage system (ESS). Con Edison claims this will be the first hub in New York City that combines both energy storage and EV charging.

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energy storage Stories February 24

Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries, given their light weight and theoretical high capacities, are a promising alternative to conventional lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries for large-scale energy storage systems and electric vehicles. But Li-S batteries currently suffer from poor longevity.

Now, scientists from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) in Korea have discovered a new catalyst material’s ability to significantly improve lithium-sulfur battery life, giving them great commercial potential.

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energy storage Stories February 17

California’s Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will use global energy storage tech company Fluence’s AI-powered Trading Platform to optimize its battery energy storage system at Moss Landing.

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energy storage Stories July 31, 2019

In today’s EGEB:

  • Another California gas-fired plant is looking toward solar and battery storage for its future.
  • China is funding more renewables abroad! And also, coal.
  • Earth Overshoot Day lands earlier than ever.
  • DC moves to streamline solar installations.

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energy storage Stories July 12, 2019

Battery storage projects are taking off in the US, with a substantial leap expected in the coming years, as the country could triple its utility-scale battery storage power operating capacity by 2023.

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energy storage Stories June 11, 2019

In today’s EGEB:

  • Researchers have figured out a flaw in solar panels that’s been studied for decades.
  • Nevada’s booming solar industry has opened the door for scammers.
  • Scottish Power is building a giant industrial-scale battery.
  • The UK is fixing its solar laws.

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energy storage Stories May 31, 2019

A newly introduced renewable energy megaproject combining multiple storage technologies is being billed as the world’s largest, and it looks to make its home in central Utah.

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energy storage Stories May 9, 2019

In today’s EGEB:

  • New battery storage tech has been introduced to the California electrical grid.
  • A new partnership hopes to optimize wind energy through automation.
  • Walmart makes 46 Power Purchase Agreements for solar power.
  • The Onion envisions a special mech suit for Jay Inslee.

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energy storage Stories April 5, 2019

House Democrats are making a push for clean energy tax incentives, and a new proposed bill would expand the scope of energy storage installations that are eligible for the investment tax credit (ITC).

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energy storage Stories February 1, 2018

Arizona’s utility regulator, Andy Tobin, proposed a new energy modernization plan which will update Arizona’s policies on clean energy, storage, biomass, efficiency, vehicles and more.

The sweeping plant, seems to be an intelligent look at the most modern techniques, combined with pragmatic decision-making – to clean a power grid.

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