Energy Storage Articles

  • Why we need to invest in Renewable Energy and Storage Technology now

    The Covid-19 pandemic has been a harsh reminder that we cannot always rely on our centralized systems to deliver goods and services that protect us from shortages, and that we need back-up. People are scrambling for groceries, toilet paper and face masks as supply chains break down. Hospitals and ...


    By Simpliphi Power, Inc.

  • Energy self-sufficient grain mill using hydroelectricity Finland - Case Study

    Pitkäkoski grain mill, located in Kiuruvesi, Central Finland, stands next to an old hydropower plant from the 1930s. The mill itself has been working since the 19th century, and nowadays both the mill and the dam are owned by the current milling ...


    By Nocart Ltd.

  • Humanitarian organization using solar energy as a backup Nepal - Case Study

    An international humanitarian organisation was in need of a reliable backup energy system for their regional office in Kathmandu, Nepal. Due to the unreliable local grid, the office was already relying on diesel generators, but wanted to reduce fuel ...


    By Nocart Ltd.

  • Project - Pilsworth Grid Scale Demonstrator Plant

    In addition to providing energy storage, the cryogenic energy storage plant converts low-grade waste heat from the GE Jenbacher landfill gas engines to power. Operation started in April 2018 at Pilsworth Landfill facility in Bury, Greater Manchester. The plant demonstrates how cryogenic energy storage can provide a number of balancing services, including Short Term Operating Reserve (STOR) and ...


    By Highview Power Storage

  • Vitale renewable hydrogen project - Case study

    The first commercial project of renewable hydrogen production in Spain, was born as a solution for the conditions of pollution in the country, where waste from human activity and industrial or biological processes have raised the levels of pollution to become harmful for people and environment. Besides, it arose due to the development of hydrogen technology and fuel cells in general, and its ...


    By INDHO

  • Kalisaya renewable hydrogen project - Case study

    Which shall be the first commercial project of renewable hydrogen production in Chile, comes up as a solution for the conditions of pollution of the country, where waste from human activity and industrial or biological processes have raised the levels of pollution to become harmful for people and environment. Besides, it arises due to the development of hydrogen technology and fuel cells in ...


    By INDHO

  • Garden Island Microgrid (WA) Project

    The Garden Island Microgrid is an integrated renewable microgrid project including a connection to Carnegie’s wave energy site directly offshore from the island. The 2 MW of solar and associated battery system provide clean, reliable energy to Australia’s largest naval base. Customer :   Department of Defence Project Partners:  ...


    By Carnegie Clean Energy

  • How to prolong the life of your electrical equipment now more of us are working from home

    The working world has changed as we know it. We are ‘zooming’ more, commuting into the office less and all working from home where we can. This change in working patterns has meant that we are using equipment and technology at home more than ever before. Rather than spending eight hours in the office each day using a business’s power for equipment such as computers, lights, ...


    By G W Energy Limited

  • Why Energy is a Problem for Data Center Growth

    Data centers located in the USA consume around 90 billion Kilowatt-hours of electricity a year. Globally, data centers account for around 3% of the worlds total energy consumption. At the current rate of data center expansion this is set to double every 4 years! If we use Moores law, transistors get faster, doubling in speed every 24 months. Using this logic, compares should be eight times faster ...


    By AKCP

  • Celebrate Summer Solstice with Solar Battery Backup

    It’s that time of year again. Tomorrow is the Summer Solstice, aka the first day of summer, the longest day of the year, and the day of the year with more sunlight than any other in the Northern Hemisphere. For most of us in the U.S., we will experience somewhere around 15 hours or so of daylight tomorrow. But, did you know, more energy from the sun will reach the surface of the Earth in ...

  • Hydro Power. Power Integrator Power Pilot

    The Power Pilot power integrator has been specifically designed for use in hydroelectric plants with off-grid installations. The Power Pilot has been designed to allow the delivery of power in typically critical load conditions for the hydroelectric power production unit only and to improve the quality of the power supply to the ...


    By IREM SpA

  • Economic Recovery & the Rise of DER in a Post-Pandemic World

    As the world grapples with the dire consequences of COVID-19, many are trying to assess the impact the global pandemic, ensuing economic downturn, and social inequities, will have on renewables and the overall energy transition to a more sustainable future. Prior to COVID-19, the proliferation of behind-the-meter (BTM) distributed energy resources (DER), including rooftop solar, energy storage, ...


    By Simpliphi Power, Inc.

  • Hospital Backup Power Plan - Understanding NFPA 110 Chapter 7

    How NFPA 110 can help you plan your hospital backup power system NFPA 110 provides guidelines for the performance of emergency and standby power systems. It is a requirement for hospitals to provide Emergency Power Supply Systems (EPSS). These supply independent power ...


    By AKCP

  • Reflection on Electricity’s Importance in a Pandemic

    When it was first suggested that one of us do a piece for the newsletter on the impact of the current pandemic on anything battery related; I will be honest I did not see a lot of connection. That changed at 3:30 on a recent morning when I was awakened by a rather nasty thunderstorm. As I lay there, I wondered if our electrical service would survive, and had I remembered to put my phone and ...

  • Solar Panels for Boats: How expensive owning a boat can be?

    You have been haunted by the idea of owning a boat. You can’t help but fulfilling that marine fantasy living inside your brain for a long time. Hold your horses and think of all costs before you get trapped! Boat owners know very well how expensive it is to own a boat. Having enough money to buy the boat is not the only consideration; you have to think about all after-purchasing costs. Boat ...


    By Aquamarine Power (AMP)

  • Where does CO2 free hydrogen gas come from?

    It’s no longer a question whether hydrogen will have a major impact on the automotive industry, but rather an accepted fact that it will. Volvo’s and Daimler’s recent announcement (read here) of joint efforts in developing and manufacturing fuel cells is the latest sign of the importance of hydrogen for ...


    By W4P Waves4Power AB

  • The Duck Curve: A Review of California`s Daily Load Predictions

    What Is the Duck Curve? California’s electricity is supplied from a variety of energy sources, including natural gas, solar, hydro, geothermal, wind, and nuclear. The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) manages the operation of the state’s electricity grid, making sure that the total energy demand ...


    By Aurora Solar Inc.

  • India`s Best Online Batteries

    Batterydukaan.com is India’s No.1 online battery store , offering 100% genuine batteries with manufacturer’s warranty. We have wide range of batteries like Automotive battery (Four-Wheeler, Two-wheeler, Three-Wheeler), Tubular Battery, Inverter battery, Solar battery, Car battery, Bike Battery, E-Rickshaw battery, Truck battery, Heavy vehicle battery and many more with including ...


    By BatteryDukaan

  • GridShare rollout for ITOCHU Smart Star batteries - Case study

    ITOCHU, a leading Japanese trading house with business interests and holdings worldwide, partnered with Moixa in order to deploy their own SmartStar Energy Storage System hardware to customers in tandem with Moixa’s GridShare Client service. SmartStar is an advanced 10kWh storage system that also provides whole-home backup services in case of power cuts or disaster scenarios – ...


    By Moixa Energy Holdings Ltd.

  • Smart Energy Islands, global test-bed for batteries - Case study

    A £10.8 million project on the Isles of Scilly will provide a model for electric vehicles and home batteries to play a major role in low-carbon smart energy systems around the world. Moixa will develop platforms allowing electric vehicles and smart home batteries to be used to help balance supply and demand within the islands’ energy system, although the project will not fund the ...


    By Moixa Energy Holdings Ltd.

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