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#California ISO has 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its queue, smashing last year’s figures

California ISO has 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its queue, smashing last year’s figures The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has almost 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its interconnection queue, according to a 7 July presentation. The operator has 97.6GW of renewables in its queue, with solar PV accounting … Continue reading #California ISO has 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its queue, smashing last year’s figures

Cement-Based Batteries Could Solve The Energy Storage Problem

Cement-Based Batteries Could Solve The Energy Storage Problem Researchers have developed a concept for a rechargeable battery based on cement—a world-first such concept that they suggest could one day turn buildings into giant energy storage facilities. The proof of concept at lab scale is an idea in its early stages, and it has challenges to … Continue reading Cement-Based Batteries Could Solve The Energy Storage Problem

How far off are we from viable long-duration energy storage?

How far off are we from viable long-duration energy storage? Experts, technology providers and energy system stakeholders discuss how the need for long-duration energy storage can be met, in this panel discussion from the Energy Storage Summit USA hosted earlier this year by our publisher Solar Media. Today, there are many applications that batteries and … Continue reading How far off are we from viable long-duration energy storage?

Energy Storage Drives Smart Grid Innovation

Energy Storage Drives Smart Grid Innovation The emerging demand for well-managed grid energy storage will drive Smart Grid innovation with new business models for utilities, energy industry stakeholders, and importantly there will be new business opportunities for utility customers. This need to manage grid energy storage will require a smarter grid, with new utility regulations … Continue reading Energy Storage Drives Smart Grid Innovation

To Replace #Lithium Batteries For Grid Storage ‘Gravitricity’ Uses #Gravity

To Replace Lithium Batteries For Grid Storage ‘Gravitricity’ Uses Gravity A company that uses gravity to create a ‘giant battery’ has just completed a successful test in Scotland, paving the way for its commercial-scale roll out. The firm is called Gravitricity, and their device, which has a 25-year lifespan, could help prevent the mining of … Continue reading To Replace #Lithium Batteries For Grid Storage ‘Gravitricity’ Uses #Gravity

World’s Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

World’s Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online Housed inside the power plant’s completely refurbished former turbine building and spanning the length of nearly three football fields, Phase I of the battery system can power approximately 225,000 homes during peak electricity pricing periods. The system is made up of more than 4,500 stacked battery … Continue reading World’s Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

#Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential

Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential The Rush Springs Energy Storage Facility in Oklahoma is conducting trials for NextEra Energy’s renewable energy. The facility is hosting nine structures that will be pairing with the grid for more tests. The structures contain numerous batteries capable of running a laptop. Those batteries give NextEra’s … Continue reading #Oklahoma is making trials for its renewable energy potential

#Supercell Technology From #Cadenza Is Centerpiece Of #New_York Energy Storage Project

Supercell Technology From Cadenza Is Centerpiece Of New York Energy Storage Project A new energy storage project will offer New York State rapid response in discharging power to the electric grid. Cadenza Innovation’s lithium-ion supercell technology is centerpiece to a fully integrated, metal-enclosed, and rack-mounted 250 kilowatt-hour (kWh), 50 kilowatt (kW) battery storage unit located … Continue reading #Supercell Technology From #Cadenza Is Centerpiece Of #New_York Energy Storage Project