Energy Storage


Power Outages and the Failure of Grid-Tied Solar
On Super Bowl Sunday this year, 1,700 people on Hawaii’s main island of Oahu lost power during the first quarter of the game. As if this was not disappointing enough, the grid failure happened during what turned out to be one of the most suspensefu....
Moving Forward: What Lies Ahead for the Energy Storage Market in America
The U.S. energy market is in a transitional period as uncertainty, new technology, and global trends have created an emergence of innovations in the industry. Players have taken note and continue to push forward, developing new approaches to and ince....
Grocery Stores Go 'Beyond Batteries' with Thermal Energy Storage
As the energy storage market takes off, many players are quickly realizing that lithium-ion based systems have their limits in terms of what types of applications for which they are best suited. For the industry as a whole to meet forecasts of 29.4 G....
“How Much Power Do I Really Need?” The Truth About Sizing, Depth of Discharge, and Surge Capacity
Properly sized battery banks can deliver reliable electricity for year - and sizing them doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. In this article, you’ll learn how to slash electrical loads and accurately estimate power requirements. ....
Powering a Socially Responsible Clean Energy Future with a New Lithium Resource
While the myriad of impressive technological advances from the past two decades promise to continually improve our lives, we’re largely unaware of the resources and social impacts behind them. Our insatiable desire for the latest smartphones and....
Maximizing Project Revenue with Versatile Batteries That Deliver Energy AND Power Services
The economics of battery energy storage already make sense in many tightly-defined use cases, such as peak shaving in places like California, where the demand charges are significantly high. As a result, most battery storage systems are engineered to....
5 Things To Look For In Your Next Battery
With hundreds of battery types and styles to choose from, how do you sift through spec sheets and marketing to find the right battery for you? Battery technology is key. Many batteries -- commercial, automotive, and UPS -- can’t handle constant ....
When the Energy Storage Market Hits a Tipping Point
It’s inevitable that energy storage will be a huge market opportunity in the future.  Knowing the numerous benefits storage can deliver, it’s easy to envision how batteries will ultimately transform the grid as we know it today. But the mark....
The 12V E31 battery developed by Firefly Energy maintains long life even under partial state of discharge operation. It has a throughput eff....
iDemand Energy Storage (iDES3) has developed a single conversion charge controller that will shorten the time needed for electrical current ....
Geli ESyst is a free web-based design tool to aid project developers in right-sizing and selecting energy storage and solar-plus-storag....
LG Chem Ltd. has formally launched its range of residential battery systems in the North American market. The launch follows successful comp....
PowerHunt has developed an innovative, expandable battery system that can give consumers energy independence in a variety of scenarios, from....
PowerHub has released Lithium, the third version of its cloud-based asset management software. This version marks a significant leap forward....
Mersen has teamed-up with AgileSwitch and FTCAP to develop two high performance 3-phase SiC and IGBT power stack reference designs. The SiC ....
Fraunhofer UMSICHT developed a 3.2 m²-sized bipolar plate and produced it jointly with SAUERESSIG GmbH + Co. KG. To date, the plate is uniq....
NH Research, Inc. (NHR) has released its 9300 series, which provides a 100kW power module with a software-selectable high voltage range (120....
Ideal Power Inc.’s Stabiliti Series is a grid resilient 30kW advanced power conversion system (PCS) for system integrators and project dev....
JLM Energy’s MicroStorage couples a battery pack directly to a corresponding solar panel. This solution enables the dual supply of power f....
Chroma’s instruments and Automated Test Systems (ATS) address the specialized requirements involved in testing EV’s power electronics du....
EnerSys introduces PowerSafe OGi batteries. The multi-cell design reduces the rack footprint and is ideal for tight space requirements. Powe....
Sirius Integrator announces the first Indiegogo campaign for the new SiriusM3 Monitor. The SiriusM3 Monitor System monitors DC voltage of 12....
Sirius Integrator offers a new fully integrated Horizon Mini 100 (100w) Reformed Methanol fuel cell battery-charging generator. The Mini 100....