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COMMERCIAL-SCALE DEPLOYMENT OF SODIUM-ION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY

COMMERCIAL-SCALE DEPLOYMENT OF SODIUM-ION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY Although Li-ion batteries are currently the dominant technology in the rechargeable-battery sector, sodium-ion (Na-ion) batteries possess many benefits in terms of sustainability, safety and costs, and are poised to greatly expand their commercial usage. Sodium-ion battery specialist Faradion Ltd. (Sheffield, U.K.; www.faradion.co.uk) — in its largest commercial deployment ever … Continue reading COMMERCIAL-SCALE DEPLOYMENT OF SODIUM-ION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY

Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California

Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California Two grid-scale battery energy storage projects, one just completed in Texas and one just announced in California, give an indication of the growing market opportunities in the US’ regional grid operators’ service areas. Rabbit Hill, a 10MW battery energy storage system (BESS), went online in Texas … Continue reading Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California

#Sunnova Ends 2019 With Growth but Overall Losses, Heralds ‘Year of the Battery’

Sunnova Ends 2019 With Growth but Overall Losses, Heralds ‘Year of the Battery’ Storage is becoming central to Sunnova’s future growth strategy. Residential solar company Sunnova experienced a surge in customers buying energy storage in the fourth quarter of 2019, CEO John Berger said on an earnings call Tuesday. The share of customers opting for … Continue reading #Sunnova Ends 2019 With Growth but Overall Losses, Heralds ‘Year of the Battery’

#Dominion_Energy ‘s First Battery Storage Projects Approved

Dominion Energy’s First Battery Storage Projects Approved – Four pilots totaling 16 megawatts are largest projects of their kind in Virginia – Energy storage is key to grid reliability, continued solar and wind expansion, and net zero emissions – Grid Transformation & Security Act enables company to invest in 30 megawatts of battery storage RICHMOND, … Continue reading #Dominion_Energy ‘s First Battery Storage Projects Approved

World’s largest transmission-connected battery storage network

World’s largest transmission-connected battery storage network A subsidiary of EDF Renewables has partnered with Wartsila to accelerate the UK’s transition to a battery energy storage enabled clean energy future. Pivot Power, a new arm of EDF, has ordered a 100MW energy storage system that will be installed at two clean energy projects in Oxford and … Continue reading World’s largest transmission-connected battery storage network

Ion Storage Systems Says Its Ceramic Electrolyte Could Be a Gamechanger for Solid-State Batteries

Ion Storage Systems Says Its Ceramic Electrolyte Could Be a Gamechanger for Solid-State Batteries A superthin electrolyte with three layers could deliver safe, fast-charging batteries For years, experts have predicted that solid-state batteries will be the next-generation technology for electric vehicles (EVs). These batteries promise to be safer by relying on a solid electrolyte instead … Continue reading Ion Storage Systems Says Its Ceramic Electrolyte Could Be a Gamechanger for Solid-State Batteries

Alaska electric utility pairs with Tesla for battery system

Alaska electric utility pairs with Tesla for battery system ANCHORAGE, ALASKA (AP) — An Alaska utility is working with electric car maker Tesla to install an industrial battery system to quickly release stored power into grids, an official said. Homer Electric Association announced the contract with California-based Tesla for the utility’s power plant in Soldotna, … Continue reading Alaska electric utility pairs with Tesla for battery system

Meet the Startup Aiming to Turn Skyscrapers Into Clean Energy Batteries

Meet the Startup Aiming to Turn Skyscrapers Into Clean Energy Batteries Edinburgh-based startup Gravitricity has developed a unique energy battery system that, unlike conventional battery systems, can operate for decades without any reduction in performance. The falling cost of ever-maturing clean energy systems is well documented. Data shows that the costs for renewable energy technologies … Continue reading Meet the Startup Aiming to Turn Skyscrapers Into Clean Energy Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are (still) headed for tariffs as of September 1

Lithium-ion batteries are (still) headed for tariffs as of September 1 The energy storage market is set to be the latest affected by Trump’s trade war, and lithium-ion batteries were not included in a group of Chinese imports where tariffs will be delayed until December 15. Solar cells. Solar panels. Inverters. Steel. Aluminum frames for … Continue reading Lithium-ion batteries are (still) headed for tariffs as of September 1