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  • 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

  • Saudi Aramco sees PV storage as most economic at under 4 storage hours

    Speaking at the MENASol 2016 conference in Dubai on May 25, Polega discussed Saudi Aramco’s comparative analysis of the future levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for storage-backed CSP and PV with storage. According to the company's scenario, PV with lithium-ion battery storage is also more cost-competitive than CSP for storing up to seven ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Energy performance India vs. Spain: As the DNI values are similar, how is the energy yield?

    Technical Top Tip courtesy of Suntrace Solar Resource Assessment 1. Comparison between India and Spain When it comes to solar irradiation in India, everyone would expect this to be better when compared to Spain, for example. With respect to the Global Horizontal Irradiation GHI, which is relevant for Photovoltaic (PV) projects, this is truly the case. In ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Secretary Chu awards $9.6 million for transformational energy research projects

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the selection of six transformational energy research and development projects that could revolutionize how the country uses, stores and produces energy.  Funded with $9.6 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the projects announced today round out the selections made by the Department of Energy's Advanced Research ...


    By US Department of Energy

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