Posts Tagged ‘Battery’

Commentators who don’t understand the grid should butt out of the battery debate | Ketan Joshi

Criticising South Australia’s battery for not meeting peak demand is akin to raging at your smartphone because it can’t send a fax Ketan Joshi is a communications consultant for the renewable energy industry • Support our independent journalism and critical reporting on energy and the environment by giving a one-off or monthly contribution The Australian […]

Australia needs Tesla battery to prevent summer blackouts, regulator says

Aemo chief executive calls Elon Musk’s project a ‘very important part of our summer plan’ The head of Australia’s energy market regulator is “concerned” about avoiding blackouts next summer and says the proposed Tesla lithium ion battery in South Australia is a “very important part of our summer plan”. Speaking at an industry event in […]

UPDATE 1-Australian state picks Tesla to provide grid-scale battery

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill listens to Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speak during an official ceremony in Adelaide, Australia, July 7, 2017 to announce that Tesla will install the world's largest grid-scale battery in the South Australian state. AAP/Ben Macmahon/via Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speaks during an official ceremony in Adelaide, […]

Charging ahead: Welsh battery scheme may aid growth of green energy

One of the UK’s largest battery storage schemes, built next to a windfarm, will offer vital services to the National Grid Nestling alongside rows of conifers and wind turbines in a Welsh valley, a pioneering project will materialise this summer that could prove a blueprint for unlocking Britain’s renewable energy potential. The Upper Afan Valley […]

Battery Power Gives Boost to Renewables

It is the holy grail of the renewable energy sector – a cheap and efficient battery system that can store energy generated by renewables such as wind and solar. These days there are few who doubt the potential of renewables, except those diehards on the extreme of the fossil fuel industry. View full post on […]

This New Battery is a Game Changer

It is not often on SLB that I use the phrase “game-changer.” Most things progress, if they progress at all, in small increments. View full post on Wind Power News

US agency reaches ‘holy grail’ of battery storage sought by Elon Musk and Gates

Breakthrough in next generation of storage batteries could transform the US electrical grid within five to 10 years, says research agency, Arpa-E A US government agency says it has attained the “holy grail” of energy – the next-generation system of battery storage, that has has been hotly pursued by the likes of Bill Gates and […]

Re: Dirty Bike Battery

Great idea, Bosch, I want one! We asked Bosch about the advantage of their bike if all you had access to was electricity from a “dirty” source? And they reponded thus: “Even if you use the dirtiest electricity in the US, it’s still lower carbon emissions than a car. Simply due to fact that cars […]

Booth Spaces at the 12th China International Battery Fair Running Out with 80 Percent Reserved

In addition, two new events, the 1st China International Energy Storage Exhibition andthe 1st China International Power Bank Exhibition, will run concurrently to the main event. To date, more than 600 firms and organizations have booked over 70,000sqm of the available booth space since registration has opened for exhibitors on is observably higher than in […]

How A California Company Is Recycling Waste Slag To Deliver A Cheaper Advanced Battery

A California firm called Imergy believes it’s hit on a new chemistry that can drastically reduce the costs of certain advanced battery systems. View full post on Wind Power News