Tag: storage batteries

The Strongest Link in the Chain

The Strongest Link in the Chain

Renewable energy—and solar energy in par­ticular—has a problem. Because it is subject to the vagaries of sunshine and wind for power generation, it is often not available when it is needed most. For those nighttime hours when the sun is not available and cloudy days when sunlight is minimal, provisions

Integrating Demand Reduction With Storage and Renewables

Integrating Demand Reduction With Storage and Renewables

The energy storage business is hot these days. It has become the most talked-about trend in the retail energy business in the past three years with large companies offering new products, and startups introducing newly designed energy storage, software, and hardware packages.

The popularity of energy storage is driven by the rapid

NAATBatt Workshop on Advanced Battery Recycling

Recycling High Voltage Automotive and Stationary Energy Storage Batteries

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, by 2025 more than 95 GWh of batteries will have been extracted from superannuated EV’s. This waste stream of potentially hazardous but also potentially valuable energy materials, such as cobalt, nickel, lithium and reformulated cathode materials,

Energy Storage Solutions Behind-the-Meter

Energy Storage Solutions Behind-the-Meter

Sharp Electronics Corporation, a US subsidiary of Osaka-based Sharp Corporation, formed Energy Systems and Services Group (ESSG), which entered the market in 2014 with the launch of the SmartStorage behind-the-meter scalable energy storage system.

Designed to reduce peak demand charges in commercial and industrial buildings, Carl Mansfield, general manager and founder

Nano-Nouvelle Set to Ride Lithium Battery Boom

Australian battery technology innovator Nano-Nouvelle has established agreements with specialist US manufacturers to show how its innovative 3D nanotechnology can improve their battery performance.

Nano-Nouvelle CEO Stephanie Moroz

The companies, which produce high performance batteries used in specialised industries such as aerospace, have agreed to test how Nano-Nouvelle’s

Tesla Document Reveals Surging Energy Storage Market

Tesla Document Reveals Surging Energy Storage Market

Monday, April 25, 2016 Likely sales of Tesla batteries to just one solar company this year could be 60 percent larger than the entire U.S. “behind-the-meter” energy storage market last year, said a new report by GTM Research.

Even though the analysis focused only on Tesla Motors Inc.’s sale of high-capacity

Islands in the Storms

Islands in the Storms

The microgrid is a disruptive technology. It can provide reliability, resiliency, and security of supply for the community it serves, whether it is a college campus, a military base, or a neighborhood. It can also benefit the distribution grid. But states and regulatory agencies are struggling with how to

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