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#Shell invests in #Sonnen to drive distributed energy aims forward

Shell invests in Sonnen to drive distributed energy aims forward Sonnen CEO Ostermann also disclosed that the investment would enable sonnen to pursue expansion plans predominantly in the US and Australia, but also to ramp-up the development of its domestic aggregated storage platform sonnencommunity, its nascent virtual power plant solution and its grid-related services initiative. … Continue reading #Shell invests in #Sonnen to drive distributed energy aims forward

Answering The Call For Long-Duration Energy Storage

Answering The Call For Long-Duration Energy Storage “may day”’ call this year came from the U.S. Department of Energy. The DOE made a $30 million funding commitment to long-term energy solutions through its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) office. “Long-term,” as defined in the project scope, starts at 10 hours and extends up to 100 … Continue reading Answering The Call For Long-Duration Energy Storage

#Simpliphi_Power Triples Sales Of Its Energy Storage Products, Then Slashes Prices

Simpliphi Power Triples Sales Of Its Energy Storage Products, Then Slashes Prices It’s been three years since CleanTechnica first sat down with Simpliphi Power CEO Catherine Von Burg at the company’s headquarters in Ojai, California. After much progress and a close encounter with destruction, we recently got an update on what the energy storage solution … Continue reading #Simpliphi_Power Triples Sales Of Its Energy Storage Products, Then Slashes Prices

How Energy Storage Options Are Changing The Electricity Industry

How Energy Storage Options Are Changing The Electricity Industry The way we power our world is changing more quickly than most people expected. Thanks to a confluence of earth-conscious technologies and an explosion in public interest, the world is shifting to renewable energies at a rapid clip. This is only half of the equation though. … Continue reading How Energy Storage Options Are Changing The Electricity Industry

#Dominion ’s New Grid Plan Overlooks Energy Storage in Favor of Gas Peakers

Dominion’s New Grid Plan Overlooks Energy Storage in Favor of Gas Peakers While other utilities launch full-scale grid battery projects, Dominion calls for gigawatts’ worth of new gas peakers. High-tech grid resources that have become commonplace in some utility territories aren’t even considered in others. California utilities are already deploying energy storage in place of … Continue reading #Dominion ’s New Grid Plan Overlooks Energy Storage in Favor of Gas Peakers

#Tesla unveils new large Powerpack project for grid balancing in Europe

Tesla unveils new large Powerpack project for grid balancing in Europe Tesla has unveiled yet another new large Powerpack energy storage project and this time, it’s going to be used as a virtual power plant for grid balancing in Europe. The new project has been unveiled today in Terhills, Belgium. It is made of 140 … Continue reading #Tesla unveils new large Powerpack project for grid balancing in Europe

New Water-Based Battery Could Help Store Solar and Wind Energy

New Water-Based Battery Could Help Store Solar and Wind Energy A group of researchers at Stanford University have developed a new type of battery using water and salt that they hope could be used to store energy produced from wind and solar farms, increasing the effectiveness of renewable energy sources. The two fastest-growing forms of … Continue reading New Water-Based Battery Could Help Store Solar and Wind Energy

#Tesla teases a potential giant new record-breaking 1 GWh energy storage project to be announced soon

Tesla teases a potential giant new record-breaking 1 GWh energy storage project to be announced soon Tesla has recently deployed several very large energy storage projects, but a new one could apparently dwarf them all. There was an important detail that came out of Tesla’s Q1 conference call but was mostly overlooked: Elon Musk teased … Continue reading #Tesla teases a potential giant new record-breaking 1 GWh energy storage project to be announced soon