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  • Compressed Air Energy Storage Will Reach $4.8 Billion in Annual New System Revenue by 2023

    Driven by growing penetration of intermittent renewable energy, increasingly constrained grid conditions, and the need for investments in electricity infrastructure, compressed air energy storage (CAES) – a technology that has been commercially available for more than 30 years – is enjoying a surge of renewed interest. In Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America, new installations of ...

  • Energy storage innovation showcase

    Thank you, Ian Arbon, session chairman. And I’d like to thank the Electricity Storage Network, hosts of today’s conference - especially for providing an opportunity to showcase some of DECC’s low carbon innovation projects. I’ve come to you today straight from the launch of my Department’s Global Calculator, which we worked on in collaboration with Climate KIC, ...

  • Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market Trends & Forecast to 2018

    Advanced energy storage is an important element with respect to the future electrical needs and energy efficiency measures. Conventionally, electricity is consumed soon after being generated as there are no effective technologies to store electricity in the required quantities. With emerging technologies, this phenomenon is improving with continuously improved energy densities and capital ...


  • E.ON invests EUR 6bn to promote energy storage

    'Energy storage is key to the further development of renewables. E.ON intends to double their share to almost a quarter of the energy mix by 2030. Up to 2010 alone we will invest at least EUR 6 billion in this area. However, to make better use of renewables, we must also tackle the problem that they are not yet able to meet baseload demand. For this we need innovative storage technologies,' ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Utility-Scale Energy Storage Technologies Market

    Energy is one of the basic requirements in almost all fields and sectors. The rising global requirement for energy is triggering research and development teams across the globe to develop new systems that can provide better and adequate amount of energy. The utility-scale energy storage technologies market is expected to excel effectively from 2013 to 2018 due to the wide applications that ...


  • Fraunhofer Tests a New Underwater Energy Storage Concept

    The Fraunhofer Institute is planning to test a new storage concept in a German lake before the end of this year. The storage idea, which involves placing hollow concrete globes on sea or lake beds, resembles an underwater balloon technology already developed by ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Energy industry experts gather in Bristol to examine energy storage

    On 8 October, the Energy Institute (EI) will host a conference in Bristol on the role of energy storage in the UK energy system. This event will bring together industry experts from across the UK and Europe to examine the potential of energy storage as a key element in the UK's efforts to reduce carbon emissions, increase energy security and sustainability. Conference speakers represent major ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Electric Energy Storage Systems to Enhance Electric Grid Reliability and Support Expanded Renewable Energy Usage, States Frost & Sullivan

     Electric energy storage systems are crucial for the further development and transformation of a range of sectors, including renewable energy, automotive, grid stabilization, smart grid, back-up power and portable devices. Big scale, reliable and durable electric energy storage technologies will enhance the usage and commercial attractiveness of intermittent renewable energy sources, such as ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • In Utility Scale Energy Storage, Pumped Hydro Storage and CAES Lead the Way: SBI Bulletin

     As the most widely implemented power-sector energy storage technology worldwide, pumped hydro storage (PHS) offers the largest amount of GW/hour. According to a recent SBI Bulletin, compressed air energy storage (CAES) ...


    By SBI Reports

  • Utility-Scale Energy Storage Technologies Market (2012-2018)

    Energy is one of the basic requirements in almost all fields and sectors. The rising global requirement for energy is triggering research and development teams across the globe to develop new systems that can provide better and adequate amount of energy. The utility-scale energy storage technologies market is expected to excel effectively from 2013 to 2018 due to the wide applications that ...


  • Electrical Energy Storage Technology and its Use Within the Intelligent Grid

    The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects overall global energy consumption to increase by 47% between 2010 and 2035, with China and India ttogether accounting for half of the growth. This is increasingly presenting a major problem to power suppliers around the world as electrical energy infrastructures in most countries are antiquated, wasteful, and unable to cope with rising ...


  • U.S. Energy Storage Market Forecast to Exceed $5 Billion in 2014

    The U.S. energy storage market totaled $3.06 billion in 2011 and is expected to exceed $5 billion in 2014, according to new estimates released by Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ). A proprietary survey conducted by CCBJ and the Electricity Storage Assn. (ESA) in October 2011 revealed that the utility energy storage market is expected to contribute sales of $220 million to this total, ...

  • U.S. energy storage market to exceed $5 billion in 2014

    The U.S. energy storage market totaled $3.06 billion in 2011 and is expected to exceed $5 billion in 2014, according to new estimates released by Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ). A proprietary survey conducted by CCBJ and the Electricity Storage Assn. (ESA) in October 2011 revealed that the utility energy storage market is expected to contribute sales of $220 million to this ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Renewables Integration Will Provide a Key Driver for Energy Storage Systems for Ancillary Grid Services, According to Pike Research

    In the context of the power grid, ancillary services refer to auxiliary functions that are necessary to maintain the balance and quality of electricity on the grid.Energy storage systems (ESS) are of particular usefulness in achieving this balance and quality at the grid operator level and can perform key functions that include frequency regulation, voltage ...


  • Siemens eyes low-cost long-duration energy storage with new thermal system

    he system is aimed to store energy “significantly below” €0.10/KWh in large-scale deployment, depending on the exact nature of the storage application or services involved, Till Barmeier, program manager for the project at Siemens, told Energy Storage Update. The system combines established steam turbine technology with packed-bed heat storage. After having been converted to heat ...


    By FC Business Intelligence

  • SustainX Awarded Four U.S. Patents for Energy Storage Innovations; Continues to Build Strong Intellectual Property Portfolio

    SustainX, Inc., developer of an industry-leading, transformative technology for utility-scale bulk energy storage using compressed air, today announced that it recently received four new U.S. patents that provide additional innovations for its isothermal compressed air energy storage (ICAES™) technology. "This series of patent awards underscores our continued progress in building a broad ...


  • Research and Markets: The Global Flywheel Energy Storage Market to Grow At A CAGR Of 12.35 Percent over the Period 2011-2015

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/38m49p/global_flywheel) has announced the addition of the "Global Flywheel Energy Storage Market 2011-2015" report to their offering. One of the key factors ...


  • Grid-Scale Energy Storage Market to Reach $35 Billion by 2020, According to Pike Research

    BOULDER, Colo.- The stationary energy storage sector will play an increasingly larger role in the electricity grid of the future.  Demand is being driven by several key trends including the proliferation of renewable energy from variable sources such as wind and solar, the expansion of utility smart grid initiatives, and the introduction of plug-in hybrid and electric ...


  • Global Wind Energy Storage Devices Market 2012-2018 New Research Report Published

    Wind energy storage devices consist of devices used to store wind energy. The wind energy storage devices market can be classified based on the modes of storage of wind energy such as pumped hydro storage, compressed air storage, and flywheels. The pumped hydro storage method uses wind turbines to pump water from a low reservoir to a high reservoir, which is then dropped onto a turbine to ...


  • Revenue from Grid-Scale Energy Storage is Expected to Total More than $68 Billion from 2014-2024

    A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for utility-scale energy storage for both bulk an ancillary service applications. As distributed, renewable power generation resources multiply and grid operators seek ways to balance loads across the system using an increasingly diverse range of assets, the demand for grid-scale energy storage is rising. The grid-scale ...

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