Energy Storage


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....
Flow batteries - A disruptive force in energy storage with the industrialization of a new chemistry
Can renewable energy replace fossil fuel or nuclear power plants?  Even if it doesn’t happen overnight, the future of energy will not be limited to just our good old power plants. And it’s not because we’ve suddenly decided to tackle gl....
Net Metering in North America - Allowing energy storage to enter a new era 
The process whereby energy produced at one point in time is captured for use at a later time is known as energy storage. Energy storage technology converts energy from forms that are difficult to store, into more convenient or economical storable for....
Flooded Lead Acid Battery Charging & Seasonal Maintenance
Sizing a battery bank Each renewable energy system is unique, and the requirements vary due to the homeowner’s energy usage. Although a system may be adequately designed and sized for one home, it may not be suitable for another home of a similar ....
Early Days: Lessons the Storage Industry Can Learn from the Solar Sector
Few nascent markets have benefitted as much from the buzz of high-profile aspirational marketing as energy storage. The Tesla Powerwall announcement triggered exuberance that far exceeded the realities of today’s marketplace. Most of today’s stor....
Battery Backup to Off-Grid - Navigating the transition
As net metering and other grid-tied subsidies dry up, more people are transitioning from battery backup to off-grid systems. This article examines how to go off-grid, with an emphasis on reducing energy demands and selecting and sizing the right b....
Learning from Uber - How batteries are revolutionizing the energy industry
The phenomenon of the shared economy has already changed many industries, such as hospitality and transportation,to wit Airbnb and Uber. Energy storage, thus far immune from such models, may soon be dramatically affected.   Batteries commonly....
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....
Battery Watering Technologies’ new VB-TBU valve is an encapsulated valve offered for commercial applications. The new valve design was ori....
The AESHG technology is a reliable, cost effective, advanced energy storage hydrogen power solution. The technology overcomes the biggest ob....
NH Research, Inc. (NHR) has released its new 9220 Series Low Voltage/High Current Battery Charge/Discharge Test System (Dual Bay). This 9220....
Developed in partnership with solar and energy storage installers to optimize equipment and streamline cost calculations, SimpliPhi Power ha....
Sungrow-Samsung SDI has released new energy storage system solutions which integrates, energy storage inverters and Li-ion batteries and is ....
U.S. Battery has redesigned its US 8VGCE XC2 8-volt deep-cycle battery with more amp-hour performance and improved longevity, to provide....
A new cold storage solution is gaining momentum. The refrigeration is supplied by a recently commissioned biomass powered Thermochiller. Thi....
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new series of ENYCAP electrical double-layer energy storage capacitors for energy harvesting, powe....
Trojan Battery’s J200-RE is the newest addition to their Premium line of flooded, deep-cycle batteries, with Smart Carbon for Partial Stat....
In order to meet the rapidly growing demand for storing solar energy, sonnen announces the launch of the sonnenBatterie eco compact. The str....
Saft’s Uptimax nickel battery systems guarantee reliable and safe operation without the need for regular maintenance visits. Saft’s Upti....
Corvus Energy announces the introduction of its next generation product line, Orca ESS. The Orca ESS product line was specifically designed ....