Energy Storage Articles

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • Project ERIC - Case study

    Moixa is leading a £1.2 million project that is showing how a local smart energy system can save a community money and allow it to generate more power from renewables. Project ERIC (Energy Resources for Integrated Communities) aims to tackle fuel poverty in Rose Hill, East Oxford, a social housing estate which is in the lower 10% of the UK’s most deprived communities. The project was ...


    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.

  • Moixa appointed by National Energy Action - Case study

    In 2016, Moixa was appointed by National Energy Action and three London boroughs to help develop an innovative solution to alleviate fuel poverty. ...


    By Moixa Energy Holdings Ltd.

  • 3 Facts About the Use of Solar Power You May Not Know

    We understand that it’s difficult to justify costs for new solar panel lighting, especially if project managers and check signers are rooted heavily in traditional lighting methods that have been cost-effective for years. It can be a little scary making the leap from one method towards another when the return on investment ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Solar Lighting Basics

    How Does Solar LIghting Work? Dawn:  The voltage from the solar panel raises and gets higher than it was during the night. When a certain voltage threshold is reached the controller will detect this and turn off the light. The battery will then being to charge itself from the discharge that occurred when it was powering the light. 4 Night ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Solar Lights for Parking Lots: The Design Basics You Need to Know

    There are a few basic design principles of solar parking lot lights. To gain deeper insight into a cost-effective solar PV system design, here's what you need to know. What is Solar PV System? Solar PV system uses photovoltaics (PV) to transform sunlight into electricity. Solar-powered photovoltaic panels, also called modules, contain photovoltaic cells. These cells convert ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • How to Reduce Your Business Lighting Bills (The Green Way)

    A popular image on the internet has circulated the past few years that contains a simple phrase: "My favorite childhood memory is not paying bills." We think every reasonable adult would agree that not having to pay bills would be a wonderful thing, but that only exists in a utopia where money isn't a concern. However, if you by chance are looking to install external lighting for your business, ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • The Path to a Vehicle-to-Grid Future

    Is a vehicle-to-grid future possible, where bidirectional chargers allow electricity to flow from electric vehicles back to the grid during peak demand? Given the current state of electric vehicle (EV) technology, coupled with existing pilot projects, we believe it’s more suitable to ask: what useful vehicle-to-grid applications can we implement today, and what valuable benefits await to be ...

  • Off-Grid Solar Systems – Self Sustainable Solar Energy

    Newer, more efficient solar panels and inverters have been in the news recently, but advancements in solar technology aren’t limited to standard equipment. Energy storage is also moving closer to mass-market adoption, and more installers are offering solar batteries and solar panel battery banks (a.k.a. solar-plus-storage) as an option for homeowners. Solar-plus-storage systems include a ...


    By GreenBrilliance

  • Simplistic understanding of transitioning to renewables in Colorado

    We have all heard that renewables are now cheaper than coal or gas, especially after the Xcel bid that was reported in 2018, with PV with battery storage at a median price of $38/MWh (3.8 C/kWh) and Wind at $19.3/MWh (1.9 c/kWh). If this is true, why don't we just replace everything with wind and solar right now? It is, of course, a bit trickier than that. These prices, listed above, are for ...


    By Sinton Instruments

  • Solar Basics: Roof-Mounted Vs. Ground-Mounted

    When a business goes solar, one major decision is the type of system that is best for the site: roof-mounted or ground-mounted? In this blog, we will break down some of the major distinctions and discuss when one type would be better suited for certain sites. What Is a Roof-Mounted System? In a rooftop solar system, photovoltaic panels are mounted on the roof of a building, as the ...


    By EnterSolar

  • How to Choose The Best Back-Up Power: Generators, Batteries and SimpliPhi Power

    If you want to buy back-up power to avoid blackouts caused by extreme weather or grid outages, it helps to consider value, reliability, safety, and your usage ...


    By Simpliphi Power, Inc.

  • Power Off-Grid Mobile Networks and Universal Connectivity: A New Business Case

    Executive Summary The accelerating drive for universal mobile access, for people and increasingly for connected vehicles and objects, means that expansion of the cellular network is outpacing that of the electricity grid. According to the GSMA, the number of off-grid base stations is expected to rise from 320,000 in 2014 to 390,000 in 2020, while base stations with unreliable ...


    By GenCell Ltd

  • Renewable Energy Storage Tax & Incentive Bill to Speed Up The Development of Storage Technology

    In Colorado, renewable energy now accounts for nearly 25 percent of the net power generation. The next level of growth in the renewable energy industry is set to come from innovations in energy storage technology. House Skips New Tax ...


    By CleanEnergyAuthority.com

  • Why do UPS capacitors fail and require replacing?

    Read this free whitepaper to find out more about UPS capacitors Capacitors are an integral part in any UPS system, smoothing, filtering and storing energy. But they are also amongst the components in an uninterruptible power supply that are most likely to fail (along with batteries). We’ve put together an informative whitepaper that looks at UPS capacitors in ...


    By Riello UPS Spa

  • The Big Deal With FUEL CELLS

    Hydrogen is increasingly seen as a fuel of the future. Globally, more than 65,000 fuel cells, totaling over 300 MW, were shipped worldwide in 2016. Introduction The third industrial revolution, according to American economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin, will create a prosperous economy powered by clean energy and the Internet of Things. Hydrogen will be ...


    By GenCell Ltd

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