Posts Tagged ‘storage’

Xcel Energy has hopes for wind and solar projects with battery storage

An Xcel Energy proposal that attracted a multitude of low-cost bids to develop wind and solar projects in Colorado that include battery storage is raising hopes that the concept could become more widespread, including in A Minnesota. Wind and solar farms can produce electricity only A intermittently, and industrial-scale batteries are seen as way to […]

Partnership proposes pairing offshore wind with hydroelectric pumped storage

Deepwater Wind will propose to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts an offshore wind solution that, for the first time, will allow a utility-scale renewable energy project to replace the retiring fossil fuel-fired power plants closing across the region. Deepwater Wind – America's leading offshore wind developer – tomorrow will submit its response to Massachusetts' 83C offshore […]

Puget Sound Energy Adopts Primus Power Battery Storage System

Today Primus Power , a leader in stationary energy storage systems, and Puget Sound Energy , Washington state's largest utility, announced the installation of a stationary energy storage system at one of its renewable generation facilities. The flow battery system, a Primus EnergyPodA 2, was installed in September 2017. View full post on Wind Power […]

Canberrans more optimistic about large-scale renewable energy storage

“When you grow your own vegetables, you're more appreciative of how you use them in food. When you've been generating your own energy, you're more aware of how you use it,” Ms Jenson said. View full post on Wind Power News

Salt, silicon or graphite: energy storage goes beyond lithium ion batteries

Technologies that use gels, liquids, and molten silicon or salt could all claim a slice of the growing renewable energy storage market Between the political bickering following a spate of blackouts in South Australia and the billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk tweeting that he had a fix, and then the South Australian government announcing that it […]

Green light for scheme to use disused slate quarries as power storage reservoirs

A scheme which will use two disused slate quarries on the edge of Snowdonia as reservoirs for power storage has been given the go-ahead by the Government. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/green-light-for-scheme-to-use-disused-slate-quarries-as-power-storage-reservoirs-35516221.html http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/article35516220.ece/a1f8e/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-7cee3328-6610-4b10-8259-f4dd138975ec_I1.jpg A scheme which will use two disused slate quarries on the edge of Snowdonia as reservoirs for power storage has been given the go-ahead by the […]

Making energy storage so simple it’s boring

One of the key technologies needed to transform world energy supplies away from fossil fuels and toward clean, renewable sources is a cheap and reliable way of storing and releasing energy. That will enable intermittent supplies such as solar and wind power, with their variable and often unpredictable outputs, to store energy that's produced when […]

Race for Home Power Storage Pits British Startup Against Tesla

Powervault Ltd. is preparing to boost production of its lead- and lithium-ion batteries, said Managing Director Joe Warren. The London-based company is targeting sales of 50,000 units a year by 2020, up from about 1,000 this year, he said. 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 […]

Global Advanced Energy Storage Market to Surpass USD 4 Billion by 2020, According to Technavio

This research report titled ‘ Global Advanced Energy Storage Market 2016-2020 ‘, provides an in-depth analysis of the market in terms of revenue and emerging market trends. This market research report also includes up to date analysis and forecasts for various market segments and all geographical regions. View full post on Wind Power News