Energy Storage


The Automobile REVolution

It’s a rare opportunity to see a technology inflection point as it’s occurring. With electric vehicles, many would say we are at the bend in the proverbial hockey stick. In the U.S. alone, the EV year to date sales 

The Case for Long Duration Energy Storage

Energy storage devices are rapidly being deployed as independent power producers (IPPs) and utilities look for ways to improve power generation economics, balance the grid, and increase reliability. As more wind and solar generation is added to the...

Hydro Pumped Storage: Maintaining Grid Operations and Balance Demands

With increasing renewable energy generation being deployed throughout the world, the share of variable renewable sources such as wind and solar power are growing rapidly. The term, “variable” is used to describe solar and wind power, since the...

The Gray Behind the Green

Several industries are doing their part in reducing waste, and minimizing their use of fossil fuels by switching to battery-powered vehicles. For example, rental agencies that provide construction, cleaning, and small delivery vehicles to...

Dangers Associated with Passive Ground Fault Protection and Detection

As power generation evolves around the world to meet demand, more smart grids require the storage of excess generated electricity to maximize peak efficiency. Battery storage systems are becoming more widely used. In order to help today's smart...

The Crucial Key to the Industry’s Fastest Growing Battery Chemistry

If you follow the renewable energy storage industry even casually, then you have probably heard of at least one lithium battery company making waves. With market demand on the rise, lithium ion batteries are here to stay. It’s up to industry...

Thermal Energy Storage for a Low-Carbon Future

Buildings are responsible for 47 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and, according to Navigant Research, the global building stock is expected to grow by 13 percent from 2014 to 2024.[1]However, the...

Hurricane-Proof Energy Resiliency

The damage from extreme weather in 2017 put energy resiliency at the forefront of national conversation. Many coastal and island communities who hoped their renewable energy assets would sustain them during and after last year’s hurricanes,...

The Facts of LiFe For Energy Storage: lithium-ion versus flooded lead-acid batteries

While lithium-ion batteries have been proven safe, reliable and economical for small electronic devices, the push for their use in energy storage has sparked debate on their actual cost and performance. Many advocates claim that lithium-ion...

The 2017 Energy Storage Market, In Review

The energy storage market is in a constant state of change due to a continuous stream of updates to technology. One of the greatest opportunities in storage technology development today is the manufacturing scale that it derives from the automotive...

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V2G EV Charging

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Measuring the True Costs and Benefits of Energy Storage

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Powering Microgrid Applications - With renewable energy & battery storage

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