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Tesla Megapack Battery Purchase to Increase California’s Grid Reliability for Industry

Tesla Megapack Battery Purchase to Increase California’s Grid Reliability for Industry Leading renewable energy company Arevon announced Tuesday that it has secured a two-gigawatt supply of Tesla Megapacks as part of its effort to increase battery storage capacity throughout California. The purchase will advance Arevon and energy company Tenaska’s joint “Falcon portfolio” undertaking to build … Continue reading Tesla Megapack Battery Purchase to Increase California’s Grid Reliability for Industry

Backup batteries | #Texas company storing energy for power outages

Backup batteries | Texas company storing energy for power outages KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — While mother nature can make cheap and clean electricity, she doesn’t come with a switch we can control. The sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow. But the issue of intermittency has one promising solution. “Battery storage is … Continue reading Backup batteries | #Texas company storing energy for power outages

#SRP installs largest stand-alone battery in Arizona so far

SRP installs largest stand-alone battery in Arizona so far Salt River Project announced Thursday that the largest stand-alone battery system in Arizona is now operating in Peoria. The new rechargeable battery has the ability to power around 5,600 households in Arizona, according to SRP. The Bolster Substation Battery System can discharge 25 megawatts of energy … Continue reading #SRP installs largest stand-alone battery in Arizona so far

#New_York authorizes #National_Grid to serve retail, bid into wholesale market with upstate battery project

New York authorizes National Grid to serve retail, bid into wholesale market with upstate battery project Under New York’s 2018 Energy Storage Order, utilities have a goal of deploying 3,000 MW of storage by 2030. However, most of the state’s utilities fell off pace to meet an interim goal of deploying a combined 350 MW … Continue reading #New_York authorizes #National_Grid to serve retail, bid into wholesale market with upstate battery project

World’s largest solar-powered battery system is now 75% complete

World’s largest solar-powered battery system is now 75% complete The Florida Power and Light (FPL) Company’s Manatee Energy Storage Center, the world’s largest solar-powered battery system capable of powering Walt Disney World for around seven hours, is now 75% complete. World’s largest solar-powered battery system It’s in Parrish in Manatee County, which is is south … Continue reading World’s largest solar-powered battery system is now 75% complete

Battery Storage in the United States: An Update on Market Trends

Battery Storage in the United States: An Update on Market Trends The regional patterns play a pivotal role in influencing the nation-wide battery storage market structure. Electric power markets in the United States are undergoing significant structural change that we believe, based on planning data we collect, will result in the installation of the ability … Continue reading Battery Storage in the United States: An Update on Market Trends

Scientists Discover How Oxygen Loss Saps a Lithium-Ion Battery’s Voltage

Scientists Discover How Oxygen Loss Saps a Lithium-Ion Battery’s Voltage Lithium-ion batteries work like a rocking chair, moving lithium ions back and forth between two electrodes that temporarily store charge. Ideally, those ions are the only things moving in and out of the billions of nanoparticles that make up each electrode. But researchers have known … Continue reading Scientists Discover How Oxygen Loss Saps a Lithium-Ion Battery’s Voltage

Battery-less storage solutions for large-scale solar and storage

Battery-less storage solutions for large-scale solar and storage Shakespeare spoke of, “Vaulting ambition which o’er leaps itself and falls upon the other.” He could have meant lithium-ion batteries. They are everywhere, setting fire to power stations, cars and hoverboards, and that was just January 2021. Analysts IDTechEx wrote an article, “Lithium-ion Batteries: 2021 Starts with … Continue reading Battery-less storage solutions for large-scale solar and storage