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

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

SPX Cooling Technologies Introduces New Cooling Tower Control Panels for Efficient Operations

| SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc., a full-line, full-service industry leader in the design and manufacture of evaporative cooling towers and air-cooled heat exchangers, announces the availability of various control panels and monitoring equipment, which simplifies cooling tower installation, operation and data collection. Marley® control panels enable building management systems to conveniently communicate cooling tower conditions through ... READ MORE

Volvo CE expands ActiveCare Direct™ to pavers

| Owners of select models can now benefit from the 24/7 machine monitoring and reporting service that provides all the benefits of telematics without the burden of sorting through data and alarm codes. Originally launched in 2017 for excavators, articulated haulers and wheel loaders, ActiveCare Direct™ is now available on select Volvo asphalt pavers. Starting February ... READ MORE

H/Cell Energy Commended By Australian Energy Minister

| H/Cell Energy Corporation (OTCQB-HCCC) (“HCCC”), a company that designs and implements clean energy solutions featuring hydrogen and fuel cell technology, announced that through its Australian subsidiary, The Pride Group it has been commended on a solar and battery installation by the Queensland Australia Energy Minister, the Honorable Dr. Anthony Lynham. The installation takes advantages ... READ MORE

Global Wind Service selected as preassembly partner for East Anglia ONE

| Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has contracted wind turbine installation and service company Global Wind Service (GWS) to assemble all 102 towers for East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. The towers will be assembled at the Norfolk port of Great Yarmouth, only half an hour drive from GWS’ office in Lowestoft, ahead ... READ MORE

Johnson Controls Brings Innovative Technologies to Data Centers

| Portfolio of products supports strategic growth in mission-critical market Johnson Controls announces a broad range of new, industry-focused products to support the unique needs of data centers. Developed in response to data center customers facing the challenge of complex environments and water scarcity, these advanced products help data centers lower power and water usage effectiveness ... READ MORE

Energy Toolbase Chooses AMS to Implement AI-Driven Energy Storage Platform

| Energy Toolbase adds AMS to its offering, providing a unique solution for developers to design and deploy distributed energy resources with Energy Toolbase’s software-as-a-service for design, and AMS’s AI platform for operations. This effort enables distributed energy developers to run energy storage simulations and financial analyses on Energy Toolbase, based on the use of AMS’s ... READ MORE