Energy Storage


Charging the Marine Industry for Tomorrow’s Demand
The demand for sustainable solutions is a relatively new concept in the maritime and shipping industry.  Historically, the marine and shipping market segment has fallen under the radar on policy discussions regarding carbon footprint reductio....
Lead Batteries Upgrade to the 21st Century
The lead battery was invented in the 19thcentury. Today, in the 21stcentury, it remains the most commonly used rechargeable battery, in spite of the emergence of newer technologies such as lithium-ion. When it comes to key performance indicators – ....
Adapting to Climate Change as a Caribbean Energy Developer
Since Hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean in 2017, energy resilience has been at the forefront of industry conversations, as communities restore damaged infrastructure and debate future systems. The storms not only ramped up the ....
Critical Conditions: The desperate need for fail-proof backup power in medical facilities
As our world becomes increasingly connected, we become ever more reliant on power. Most of us view a temporary loss of power as a nuisance, an interruption to the way we live with our gadgets and electronics. But when we or a loved one needs it the m....
Fighting Water Scarcity & Climate Change with Sustainable Mining Technology
This piece is a follow-up to Jared Lazerson’s 2017 byline for North American Clean Energy. 2018 was a watershed year for the energy storage and electric vehicle sectors. The cost of solar and wind continued to decrease, while adoption of energy ....
Warranties and Performance Guarantees in the Stationary Energy Storage Market: How are they validated?
The growth of the energy storage industry comes with greater exposure to commercial risk. Battery manufacturers are addressing this risk with warranties built on self-developed testing and models. But this creates inconsistency on warranty offerings ....
Utility-Scale Storage Across the Grid
As followers of the energy industry know, energy storage is growing at a phenomenal rate. Install size predictions that seemed aggressive only a few years ago, now look to have been far too conservative. The pace of projects is not only picking up in....
AI-Driven Storage: How solar developers can ensure incentive program compliance
Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered energy storage is enabling the rise of “intelligent” solar, where solar deployed with storage will soon dominate the market.   The reasons are myriad: energy markets are shifting, supply chains ar....
Rhombus Energy Solutions’ VectorStat Energy Management System (EMS) software is a distributed EMS software package providing reliability, ....
Iron Edison introduces its newest lithium battery for solar, the 4LiFe Lithium Ion Battery, which can be used as a direct replacement for le....
The latest version of QuESt, Sandia's open source software for energy storage valuation, has been released. QuESt v1.2 features the debut of....
The Protecta X LED, from Chalmit, has a user-definable light distribution, a maintenance-free lifespan of over 120,000 hours at 77°F (25°C....
“Large, yet flexible” is becoming an increasingly important feature when it comes to energy storage systems. The AC-coupled VARTA flex s....
ADS-TEC’s StoraXe scalable system series covers the need for flexible, medium-sized storage solutions for larger households, apartment bui....
The compact VARTA pulse energy storage system has been updated. VARTA’s own linux-based VS-XMS operating system makes additional functions....
The PowerBRiC inverter offers the ability to parallel the inverter on both AC and DC sides, making it easily configured into any size invert....
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. has launched a new full-featured 3.0-volt (3.0V) product platform. With the introduction of these next generation....
Trimark Associates, Inc. has launched the Trimark SMA Gateway product. Designed around the Trimark Data Gateway (TDG), the SMA Gateway is a ....
Ingeteam’s turnkey medium voltage solution for North America now features a new design. It integrates from one to three UL 1741 SA-complia....
 Trojan Battery Co., LLC announces the Trillium line of Trojan Intelligent Lithium batteries. With life expectancy over 5,000 cycles, T....
Fortress Power’s new Fortress Power eVault Series offers more power than ever before, a brand new LCD display with easy readability for st....
  With over 500MWs of energy storage deployed worldwide, Dynapower is pleased to introduce its next generation of utility-scale ener....
Alencon Systems LLC’s SPOT (String Power Optimizer and Transmitter) is a string level DC-DC optimizer which optimizes the power from PV st....