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#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

#Luminant Brings Large-Scale Energy Storage to Texas

Luminant Brings Large-Scale Energy Storage to Texas IRVING, Texas, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Luminant, a subsidiary of Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST), announced that its Upton 2 battery energy storage system project has finished construction and began operating on Dec. 31, 2018. The battery system, which is the largest energy storage project in Texas and … Continue reading #Luminant Brings Large-Scale Energy Storage to Texas

#Nevada utility’s approved 100MW plan is first big step towards 2030 storage goals

Nevada utility’s approved 100MW plan is first big step towards 2030 storage goals While a recent study said 10GW of energy storage by 2030 would offer overall benefit to Nevada, NV Energy will move forward with an Integrated Resource Plan: 1,000MW of renewables including 100MW of storage – by 2021. NV Energy, a Nevada utility … Continue reading #Nevada utility’s approved 100MW plan is first big step towards 2030 storage goals