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  • Energy Storage-Enabled Applications Are Poised to Disrupt Energy Markets

    A recent white paper from Navigant Research examines five major trends and the related market forces expected to shape the future of the energy storage industry in 2016 and beyond. In the next 3-5 years, the storage industry is positioned to truly scale and echo the explosive growth ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New rechargeable flow battery enables cheaper, large-scale energy storage

    Original story at MIT News MIT researchers have engineered a new rechargeable flow battery that doesn’t rely on expensive membranes to generate and store electricity. The device, they say, may one day enable cheaper, large-scale energy ...

  • Energy Storage Enabling Technologies Revenue Is Expected to Total Nearly $75 Billion from 2015 to 2024

    A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for energy storage enabling technologies (ESETs) across four distinct market segments: utility-scale storage, community storage, residential storage, and commercial storage, including global market forecasts through 2024. Broadly speaking, the three main ...

  • Installed Energy Storage Enabling Technology Revenue Is Expected to Reach $21.5 Billion Annually by 2024

    A recent Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 12 leading energy storage systems integrators (ESSIs), including vendor profiles, ratings, and rankings, with the goal of providing industry participants an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the ...

  • 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, ...

  • Energy Storage Guide for Policymakers Released

    A new tool published by the independent Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Charging Ahead: An Energy Storage Guide for State Policymakers," (http://irecusa.org) provides regulators and other decision makers with specific guidance on key issues for policy consideration, including foundational policies for advanced energy storage a new generation of technologies ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SolarCity Introduces Energy Storage for Businesses

    SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY) has unveiled a smart energy storage system to address two major pain points for business: rising utility demand charges and increasing grid outages SolarCity DemandLogic™ can allow businesses to reduce energy costs by using stored electricity to reduce peak demand, and can ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to a cleaner, more secure energy future, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz  released the Energy Department’s Grid Energy Storage report to the members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The report was commissioned at the request of Senator Ron Wyden, Committee Chairman. The report identifies the benefits of grid ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NEC Launches Household Energy Storage System

    - Achieves Automatic Control and Visualization of Electric Power - Tokyo, July 13, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the sales launch of a household energy storage system equipped with lithium-ion batteries that automatically controls electrical power in the home. Initially, 100 units of this industry first* system will be available for home construction ...


    By NEC Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd.

  • 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

  • £20m up for grabs for energy storage innovation

    Innovators across the country are today being offered the chance to get their hands on cash to develop innovative energy storage designs to help cut costs and bring new technologies to market in this sector. Energy storage systems enable electricity generated at a time of low demand to be stored and used at a later time when electricity demand is high. These systems have an important role to play ...

  • RES Canada Announces Completion of Energy Storage System

    Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce final certification of the company's second energy storage system, Amphora. RES Canada conceived, developed, and constructed the energy storage system, which it will own and operate. Located in Central ...


    By Energy Storage Association

  • £8 million boost for energy storage innovation

    Two British companies have been awarded over £8million to spur on innovation in storing energy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced on Thursday Feb. 13,2014. The announcement comes as UK public funders of low carbon innovation today provide enhanced investor certainty, with the publication of a joint Strategic Framework by the Low Carbon Innovation Coordination Group. ...

  • Hydrogenics and Enbridge to Develop Utility Scale Energy Storage

    Hydrogenics Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and fuel cell products, has entered into an agreement with Enbridge Inc. to jointly develop utility scale energy storage in North America. This relationship also includes an equity investment of CA$5.0 million in Hydrogenics. The collaboration will bring together Hydrogenics' expertise in water electrolysis with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Smart Grid-Enabling Products Market Now Available at ReportsandReports

    ReportsandReports announces it will carry Global Smart Grid-Enabling Products Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/reports/35300-global-smart-grid-enabling-products-market.html Countries upgrading their ...


  • Community and residential energy storage systems investment to soar

    Situated at the edge of the power grid, either at the distribution transformer or at the customer premise, community and residential energy storage (CRES) systems are typically much smaller than utility-scale or bulk energy storage systems. Currently, utilities, vendors, and governments are testing CRES systems for the purposes of smoothing peaks in electricity demand, enabling ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • If Tesla Acquires SolarCity, Success Will Depend on Energy Storage

    When Elon Musk unveiled his intent to acquire the solar installer SolarCity, many observers and investors balked. Some have wondered if the deal amounts to nothing more than a bailout for the Musk-supported SolarCity at Tesla’s expense. After all, what does a car company have to do with putting modules on people’s roofs? The business models are very different. ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Intersolar North America Goes In-depth on Energy Storage

     Intersolar North America, the premier solar industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities in the U.S. solar market, returns to San FranciscoJuly 9-12, 2012 for its fifth year. Co-located with SEMICON West, the event is expected to draw approximately 900 exhibitors ...

  • 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)

  • U.S. Department of Energy Announces Projects to Transform Energy Storage and Conversion

    The Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) recently announced $37 million in funding for 16 innovative new projects as part of a new ARPA-E program: Integration and Optimization of Novel Ion-Conducting Solids (IONICS). IONICS project teams are paving the way for technologies that overcome the limitations of current battery and fuel cell products. By ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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