Charging Ahead

| Three archeological objects—a ceramic pot, a copper tube, and an iron rod—are considered by some to be the earliest energy storage technology. These artifacts, together called the Baghdad Battery, were first described by Wilhelm Konig, a curator at the National Museum of Iraq, in a 1938 paper. They are believed to date to the Parthian ... READ MORE

A Shell Game

| Predicting when global economies will reach peak oil demand has become something of a sport in recent weeks. While most predictions fall within the 2030s, new reports indicate that peak oil demand may take place as early as 2023, far sooner than many energy analysts and oil companies had previously imagined. A report by the Carbon Tracker ... READ MORE

Global Growth

| The energy industry is amidst a historic transformation as it moves from a traditional grid framework to decentralized, decarbonized, and digitized systems. Energy storage has emerged as a critical component of these dynamic energy architectures. In November, global stakeholders gathered at Energy Storage North America (ESNA) to discuss this transition, its influence on emerging markets, ... READ MORE

Saft Energy Storage System to Support Bermuda’s Future Electricity Plans

| Turnkey project will deliver a 10 MW power energy storage system (ESS) comprising lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, power conversion and ancillary equipment. Paris, February 18th, 2019 – Saft is delivering a turnkey order to supply an Energy Storage System to Bermuda Electric Light Company (BELCO). The system will provide up to 10 MW power for spinning ... READ MORE

Enphase Energy Microinverters Comply with New Rule 21 Requirements

| FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of solar microinverters, today announced its microinverters’ compliance with California Rule 21 requirements by the February 22, 2019, regulatory deadline. Leading California installers continue to choose Enphase Energy microinverters for their timely compliance ... READ MORE

Aircuity Partners with Wistar Institute to Save Energy, Create a Better Environment for Occupants and Provide Access to New Data

| Ventilation in the lab and vivarium spaces is now being monitored and optimized 24 hours a day NEWTON, Mass., USA – Aircuity, (www.aircuity.com), creator of measurably better environments, announced the installation of its platform in the Wistar Institute’s lab and vivarium areas. As a result the Wistar Institute, an international leader in biomedical science, is ... READ MORE

Siemens Showcases Smart Solutions for Industry-Specific Implementation of Industrie 4.0

| Integrated energy solutions for digital enterprises Siemens will be placing smart solutions for the industry-specific implementation of Industrie 4.0 at the heart of its Hannover Messe 2019 presentation under the banner “Digital Enterprise – Thinking industry further!”. Over an exhibition space of around 4,000 square meters in Hall 9, Siemens will be showcasing these solutions ... READ MORE

Renewable Natural Gas Now Flowing into SoCalGas Pipelines from Calgren Dairy Digester Pipeline Cluster

| Calgren Dairy Fuels dairy digester pipeline cluster–California’s first–captures methane from cow manure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide a carbon-negative fuel Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and biogas producer Calgren Dairy Fuels (Calgren) today announced that renewable natural gas produced at Calgren’s dairy digester facility in Pixley, California is being injected into SoCalGas pipelines. ... READ MORE

BRIGGS & STRATTON INTRODUCES NEW 12KW, 17KW, 20KW STANDBY GENERATORS AT INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS SHOW

| New units are equipped with InfoHub™ and Amplify™ power management technology for improved control, streamlined diagnostics Briggs & Stratton Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of three new 12kW*, 17kW* and 20kW* standby generator units at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, February 19-21. The new units are enhanced with an improved controller ... READ MORE

CleanSpark Announces First International Contract Award for Microgrid Planning

| CleanSpark, Inc. (CLSK), a microgrid company with advanced engineering, software and controls for innovative distributed energy resource (DER) and microgrid deployments today announced its first contract executed outside of the United States. Costa Rica – Technical Consultant and Microgrid Control Vendor CleanSpark has been awarded a contract to serve as the technical consultant for a large industrial ... READ MORE

Johnson Controls Awards YORK® Product Distribution Rights for Western Canada to The Master Group

| The Master Group to become the exclusive distributor of YORK residential ducted systems and commercial rooftops for all of Canada  Johnson Controls announced today that The Master Group was awarded distribution rights throughout Western Canada for YORK brand residential and commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products. Already the exclusive authorized distributor of the YORK ... READ MORE

Natural Power Appoints Drone Specialist

| Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy Natural Power, has appointed Andre Louis Ferdinand as a Senior Engineer in the inspections service team, based in North America. Andre joins from Ascent Technologies, a Texas-based firm specialising in developing software for commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Ascent Technologies was acquired by Natural Power earlier this month. Craig ... READ MORE

Siemens Introduces On-demand Mobile Resilience Transformer Leasing for Fast Outage Response

| Power generation companies can now lease an on-demand generator step-up transformer across numerous voltage ratings and configurations Siemens is introducing the company’s first U.S. offering that allows utilities and generation owners to lease a PRETACT® Plug & Play GSU Resilience Transformer when needed for outage or emergency response. With this on-demand access, asset owners can ... READ MORE

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