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#BASF and #NGK Partner to Sell Stationary Energy Storage Batteries

BASF and NGK Partner to Sell Stationary Energy Storage Batteries BASF New Business GmbH (BNB) and NGK announced a sales partnership agreement that gives BNB non-exclusive rights to sell NGK’s NAS® batteries (sodium-sulfur (NaS)-based batteries) via BASF’s global channels. NGK’s NAS battery is the first commercialized megawatt-class battery which has the capacity to store large … Continue reading #BASF and #NGK Partner to Sell Stationary Energy Storage Batteries

Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries

Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries Tesla might get into the business of mining minerals used in electric vehicle batteries if it wants to expand its product lineup and scale production, CEO Elon Musk said during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. The comments came after Musk talked about … Continue reading Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries

Storage system costs could rise 15% with escalation in US-China trade dispute: Report

Storage system costs could rise 15% with escalation in US-China trade dispute: Report The stalled trade negotiations between the United States and China could put a strain on America’s burgeoning energy storage market. President Donald Trump has used the threat of additional tariffs to get Beijing to the negotiating table. But the tactic has yet … Continue reading Storage system costs could rise 15% with escalation in US-China trade dispute: Report

Research funding awarded for fast reactor support

Research funding awarded for fast reactor support The projects are at Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Michigan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oregon State University, and Purdue University has two. The awards are between USD150,000 and USD375,000 each. It is the second round of funding to universities, following USD3.9 million in awards to 13 universities in … Continue reading Research funding awarded for fast reactor support

#NYPA to Develop Solar Arrays and Battery Storage at County-Owned Facilities

NYPA to Develop Solar Arrays and Battery Storage at County-Owned Facilities The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is partnering with Westchester County to develop and implement solar photovoltaic and energy storage systems at seven county-owned properties, including bus garages, the Westchester County Courthouse and Hilltop Hanover Farm. The new systems are expected to offset more … Continue reading #NYPA to Develop Solar Arrays and Battery Storage at County-Owned Facilities

States Increase Renewable Requirements Without Federal Standard

States Increase Renewable Requirements Without Federal Standard Since retaking control of the House following the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats have introduced a flurry of climate change-related legislation. While the ambitious Green New Deal resolution grabbed much of the headlines earlier this year, Democrats have continued to roll out various other measures aimed at addressing climate … Continue reading States Increase Renewable Requirements Without Federal Standard

Analysts: #Infrastructure, #modularization, resiliency top industry drivers

Analysts: Infrastructure, modularization, resiliency top industry drivers Approaching the halfway mark of the year, the commercial construction industry is strong, staving off any premature cooling before an impending economic downturn and integrating innovation in relatively slow but steady measures all the time. But what do experts anticipate for the rest of the year and going … Continue reading Analysts: #Infrastructure, #modularization, resiliency top industry drivers

Six steps to helping large customers satisfy their renewable energy appetite

Six steps to helping large customers satisfy their renewable energy appetite In response to requests from their largest customers, a growing number of utilities across the country have introduced voluntary renewable energy offerings. These programs, often called renewable energy tariffs or green tariffs, reflect a fundamental shift in the relationship customers want with their electricity … Continue reading Six steps to helping large customers satisfy their renewable energy appetite