Energy Storage


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...

What You May Not Know About Thermal Management

As Lithium Ion-based Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) continue to be developed and deployed, the demand for high performance, high precision thermal management systems is increasing - especially for designs that are economical, practical,...

Hydrogen Electrolysis as a Viable Solution for Large Scale Renewable Energy Storage

The global demand for power is increasing. This has caused power grids, energy resources, and the environment to face a variety of challenges that often result in high levels of pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and elevated indirect costs on...

Cold Cash: How Thermal Energy Storage Can Cut the Cost of Commercial Refrigeration

Implementing thermal energy storage in commercial refrigeration and cold chain operations can save energy, time and money The cold storage, refrigeration, and process cooling industries are often plagued with excessive operational expenses in...

Storage Investments: Paying Off & Paying Back

As more renewable and sustainable energy capture facilities come on line, the need for energy storage solutions multiplies. Not surprisingly, according to a recent report by GTM research and the Energy Storage Association, the

Find the Battery You Need

Batteries are the backbone of renewable energy (RE) systems, enduring constant charging and discharging (deep cycling) for years. There is no perfect, one-size-fits-all battery for RE. But there is a best battery technology for your system -- and...

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...

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...

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...

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