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#Minnesota Legislature prepares for the introduction of energy storage

Minnesota Legislature prepares for the introduction of energy storage Legislators in Minnesota have begun the first steps to establishing fair or optimal market conditions for the deployment of energy storage, setting out rules for determining the value of storage to the network. Last week, five Senators unanimously passed Senate File 100 (SF100) which will set … Continue reading #Minnesota Legislature prepares for the introduction of energy storage

Enabling storage integration through market-driven procurements

Enabling storage integration through market-driven procurements Rising renewables growth shows mandates and incentives for them work. But customer demand for renewables has not slowed, creating a need for more energy storage to stabilize the grid. That need for storage is estimated to be significantly bigger than current build-out plans, driven by existing policies, are likely … Continue reading Enabling storage integration through market-driven procurements

#ABB Wants to Boost Storage & Microgrid Activity with a $113-Million Fund

ABB Wants to Boost Storage & Microgrid Activity with a $113-Million Fund ABB, a global technology company that specializes in power and automation, plans to boost energy storage and microgrid installations with a $113 million fund provided by Susi Partners, a clean energy infrastructure investment advisor. Under an agreement between the two companies, ABB will … Continue reading #ABB Wants to Boost Storage & Microgrid Activity with a $113-Million Fund

Sodium ion battery research could power up renewable energy storage

Sodium ion battery research could power up renewable energy storage Longer life and increased capacity for a new technology battery that could be the workhorse of a renewable energy grid are the goals of a study of the effect of charging cycles on the structure of anodes in sodium ion batteries. Under a three-year, $233,000 … Continue reading Sodium ion battery research could power up renewable energy storage

Solar-Plus-Storage Beats Combined-Cycle Gas in Jordan and Morocco

Solar-Plus-Storage Beats Combined-Cycle Gas in Jordan and Morocco Even the world’s most efficient gas technology is falling behind PV combined with batteries. Solar-plus-storage is already competitive with the world’s most efficient form of gas generation in Morocco and Jordan, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. Solar on its own is much … Continue reading Solar-Plus-Storage Beats Combined-Cycle Gas in Jordan and Morocco

Revolutionary @Nilar_Hydride® Battery Technology Delivers Unparalleled Energy Storage Life

Revolutionary Nilar Hydride® Battery Technology Delivers Unparalleled Energy Storage Life STOCKHOLM, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Swedish industrial battery manufacturer, Nilar, has developed a method for multiplying the life of its Nilar Hydride® batteries (NiMH). After years of research at its Swedish and US R&D centers, and in close collaboration with leading researchers from Stockholm … Continue reading Revolutionary @Nilar_Hydride® Battery Technology Delivers Unparalleled Energy Storage Life