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  • Energy security boost as DECC licenses major gas storage project

    The UK’s gas storage capacity could increase by 30%, as the Government today issued the first licence under a new regime to encourage the construction of more gas storage. The Gateway Project, located in the east Irish Sea, would create twenty new salt caverns each the size of the Albert Hall. Energy and Climate Change Minister Lord Hunt said: “The successful performance of the UK’s gas system, ...


  • Preesall underground gas storage facility receives planning consent

    The Energy Minister Lord Bourne today granted planning consent for the Preesall Underground Gas Storage Facility project. The facility is proposed to be constructed on the east side of the Wyre Estuary at Preesall in Lancashire and will be used to store and extract gas from local underground salt caverns. The project may create up to 300 jobs during construction and up to 40 permanent jobs once ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Energy security boost as go-ahead given to new gas storage capacity project

    The UK’s gas storage capacity is set to rise by 15 per cent after the Government today gave the go ahead, following a public inquiry, for WINGAS Storage to convert its Saltfleetby onshore gas field into an underground gas storage facility. Saltfleetby in Lincolnshire is the UK’s largest onshore gas field and will provide between 700 million to 800 million cubic metres of new gas ...

  • Boart Longyear Awarded Contract for Largest Natural Gas Storage Facility in Western United States

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading integrated exploration drilling services, equipment and performance tooling provider, has been awarded a contract on August 1, 2014 for drilling services at the Magnum NGLs (Natural Gas Liquids) Storage Project central Utah’s Western Energy Hub. Magnum is building the first underground salt ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC Announces Results for First Quarter ended June 30, 2010 and Declares Distribution

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/04/10 -- Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC ("Niska") (NYSE: NKA) reported today Adjusted EBITDA for its first quarter ended June 30, 2010 of $35.2 million, compared to $25.3 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2010. Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure, is defined below under "Non-GAAP Financial Measure," and a reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to its ...


  • 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

  • RWE tests innovative energy storage solution

    On Monday, RWE officially launched its power-to-gas plant in the NRW location of Ibbenbüren. The state-of-the-art plant is part of new system that, for the first time ever, links together the supply of local electricity, natural gas and district heating. Any superfluous electricity from renewable sources is converted into hydrogen so it can be stored within the natural gas network. It can ...


    By RWE AG

  • Xcel Energy To Test Battery Storage Technology In Stapleton

    Xcel Energy is partnering with battery vendors Sunverge Energy and Northern Reliability, Inc. to test battery storage technology to maximize the use of rooftop solar energy while ensuring the safety and reliability of the electric grid. The two-year pilot project is taking place in Stapleton's North Central Park and Eastbridge neighborhoods. As customers' demand for solar energy in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Kingspan Introduces the Complete Solution for Diesel Storage

    Asthecostofdiesel rises for businesses, it's more important than ever that companies have confidence in the storage of their fuel. With over40 years' experience in steel tank manufacturing, Kingspan is renowned for the quality of its DieselPRO Turn key solutions and the DieselPRO bespoke steel tanks. Both of these offerings have consistently given customers practical solutions for the storage and ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Energy Harvesting and Storage for Electronic Devices 2012-2022

    In 2012, IDTechEx research finds that the amount of money spent on energy harvesters will be more than $0.7Bn, with several hundred developers involved throughout the value chain. Energy harvesting is the process by which ambient energy is captured and converted into electricity for small autonomous devices, such as satellites, laptops and nodes in sensor networks making them self-sufficient. ...


  • SolarReserve Receives Technology Award for Energy Storage Solution

    SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of large-scale solar power projects, today announced that the company received the "Increased Dispatchability Solution of the Year" award for the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project at the ...


    By SolarReserve

  • £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. ...

  • 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

  • GE Japan provides its high capacity energy storage system, gas engine for cogeneration, and LED lighting equipment energy solutions to realize the “Future Disaster-Proof Factory Plan” for Sekisui House’s Tohoku Factory

    GE Japan (Headquarters: Minato Ward, Tokyo; President: Akihiko Kumagai) today announces the installment of its high capacity energy storage system, gas engine for cogeneration, and LED lighting equipment for the “Future Disaster-Proof Factory Plan,” a project that is being undertaken by Sekisui House’s Tohoku Factory. Sekisui House’s Tohoku Factory proactively ...


    By General Electric

  • Fuel storage tanks for industrial, energy and military applications

    Interstate Products, Inc. manufactures and distributes a wide variety of collapsible fuel storage tanks for industrial applications and are used by power and energy companies all over the world.  Made from military grade materials, IPI fuel bladders are ideal for the storage of potable water, waste water, fuels, chemicals, dielectric oil and alternative fuels or blended fuel storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Energy Storage Systems for Solar and Wind Power Integration Will Surpass $10 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2023

    Global markets boasted 51,000 megawatts of wind and solar photovoltaic power generation capacity installed in 2012 alone, and while some variable generation markets may slow or stall, there is no doubt that wind and solar markets will continue to expand over the next 10 years. That growth will require grid operators to adapt to unprecedented levels of variable generation on their systems—in ...

  • 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

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