Energy Storage


Dramatically Improving Existing PV Plant Performance and Economics through Inverter Repowering
With solar becoming the lowest cost source of new energy at less than $30 per megawatt hour (MWh) and zero escalation, gigawatts (GWs) of Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems have been deployed, creating a revolution in the energy business. ....
Microgrids – Bringing Power to Remote Regions of the World
Establishment of clean energy microgrids worldwide is boosting the power supply to remote villages that are either not connected to the main electric grid, or only have access to diesel-powered electricity for a few hours a day.  A battery-based....
Hydroelectric Power’s Role in our Clean Energy Future: An old reliable has a promising outlook
When it comes to advancing clean energy across North America, energy storage is one of the hottest and most exciting topics in the industry today. To back up intermittent generation sources such as wind and solar, we’re seeing urgent interest in....
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....
Northern Power Systems Corp now offers a full suite of megawatt-scale energy storage solutions incorporating various battery ....
Sinexcel’s PWS1-500KTL inverter provides a transformer-less and modular design, offering flexibility and cost-savings in shipping, install....
Delta Group has released its scalable outdoor Power Conditioning System (PCS) and new scalable Energy Storage System (ESS) allowing up to 50....
Sunny Central Storage is the central component of SMA’s solution for integration of utility-scale battery storage systems. These systems e....
Romeo Power introduces THUNDER PACK- C, a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery pack designed to be adapted for any electric forklift make or model. ....
Swiss startup, Power-Blox, offers the new Power-Blox 200 Series, a completely modular and scalable off-grid energy solution requiring no pro....
Trojan Battery Co., LLC, has launched its new line of maintenance-free, true deep-cycle absorbent glass mat (AGM) batteries specifically des....
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....