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What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries?

What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries? Pt 2 In the first part of this series of articles, an overview of the flow batteries characteristics has been provided, extrapolated from IDTechEx’s recent report “Redox Flow Battery 2020-2030: Forecast, Challenges, Opportunities”. In this second article, a more detailed analysis about the different chemistries will … Continue reading What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries?

What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-Ion Batteries?

What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-Ion Batteries? Pt 1 In this first part of a series of articles from IDTechEx, an overview of the flow batteries characteristics is provided, extrapolated from IDTechEx’s recent report “Redox Flow Battery 2020-2030: Forecast, Challenges, Opportunities”. While Li-ion batteries are dominating the stationary energy storage sector, a growing … Continue reading What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-Ion Batteries?

#TVA developing its first battery storage project

TVA developing its first battery storage project The Tennessee Valley Authority has announced plans to build and operated its first grid-scale battery storage system in Tennessee, Kallanish Energy reports. The facility will be located in an industrial complex in Venore, Tennessee, about 35 miles southwest of Knoxville, it said in last week’s announcement. The project, … Continue reading #TVA developing its first battery storage project

NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market

NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market NORTH GREENBUSH – The New York Independent System Operator has paved the way for industrial-scale energy storage devices such batteries and flywheels to participate in the state’s wholesale energy markets, which the NYISO oversees. The NYISO recently adopted new market rules that will incorporate energy storage … Continue reading NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market

Batteries begin storing wind and solar energy for the Texas grid

Batteries begin storing wind and solar energy for the Texas grid Conventional wisdom maintains that wind and solar power depend on affordable energy storage, and until battery prices drop, the United States will rely on natural gas and coal-fired power plants. A few years ago, most analysts thought it would take decades, but the clean … Continue reading Batteries begin storing wind and solar energy for the Texas grid

Planners say thumbs down to battery storage project

Planners say thumbs down to battery storage project VC Community Planning Group (VCCPG) Monday voted to oppose a large lithium-ion battery storage project dubbed Valley Center Storage; to endorse Green Storage, an expansion of an existing facility on Lizard Rocks Road; and to endorse evacuating a county easement that had attracted the attention and opposition … Continue reading Planners say thumbs down to battery storage project

#Shell_Energy launches seasonal solar – battery storage tariff

Shell Energy launches seasonal solar-battery storage tariff Shell has become the latest energy supplier to launch a flexible tariff, allowing householders to potentially earn money back for helping to balance supply and demand for the power grid. The company yesterday announced a “first of its kind” scheme designed to harness the benefits of integrating solar … Continue reading #Shell_Energy launches seasonal solar – battery storage tariff

EIA Report: Large-Scale Battery Storage in US Hits 10-Year High

EIA Report: Large-Scale Battery Storage in US Hits 10-Year High The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a new report that examines national large-scale battery storage trends over the past decade. Capacity went from seven systems with 59 megawatts in 2010 to 125 systems totaling 869 MW at the end of 2018. “Battery Storage in … Continue reading EIA Report: Large-Scale Battery Storage in US Hits 10-Year High

#California ISO connects largest battery storage system in US to its grid

California ISO connects largest battery storage system in US to its grid The California Independent System Operator (ISO) added the largest battery storage connection in the nation to its power grid last month. The LS Power Group’s Gateway Energy Storage Project came online in San Diego County on June 9, adding 62.5 megawatts (MW) of … Continue reading #California ISO connects largest battery storage system in US to its grid