Energy Storage


Maintaining Residential and Commercial Battery Storage System Capacity

Lead acid batteries are everywhere. While they are a cheap and reliable energy source for our cars and generators, they also require a lot of maintenance to keep them at full capacity. Lithium ion batteries, on the other hand, need less...

Innovative Storage Will Shape Energy Transition

Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact on the US energy market. Decreased overall consumption caused the percentage of renewable generation to rocket while the price of energy dropped, creating the most extreme ‘duck curve’ ever seen in markets like...

How Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) Batteries Boost Renewable Energy Storage

The growing reliance on renewable energy sources has prompted an exponential growth in the industry of energy storage. Solar-plus-storage systems, in particular, have seen increased demand. Some common reasons for using solar-plus-storage systems...

Battery Behemoths: Covid-19 impact on electric ships

The introduction this year of the International Maritime Organization’s global sulphur limit on marine fuels (less than 0.5 percent by weight), alongside a growing base of zero-emission ports, is driving meaningful change in marine transportation....

Read the Fine Print: Battery warranty basics

If batteries are the beating heart of your renewable energy system, then battery warranties are your health insurance. And, like health insurance, battery warranties vary wildly in coverage, quality, and guarantees. Strong warranties help...

Treasure on the Ocean Floor: Lower impact metals for EV batteries

Since the midpoint of the decade, the world has undergone a sea change in attitudes towards electric vehicles. Global sales surpassed 1 million electric vehicles (EV) for the first time - doubling in 2019. Better battery chemistries have increased...

How Demand Response is Solving this Summer’s Energy Challenges

This summer has proven to be incredibly challenging for our industry. Heat waves across the United States, coupled with more than 40 percent of the labor force working from home due to the pandemic, has led to historical energy shifts and...

Overcoming the Barriers to Energy Storage Interconnection - New DOE-funded project will develop solutions to the challenges of storage interconnection

The energy storage industry has advanced rapidly, demonstrating the critical role storage technologies have to play in enabling a 100 percent clean energy future. But while energy storage has become an integral component of the clean energy sector,...

Electriq Power Introduces New Longer-Lasting, Cobalt-Free Residential Battery System, the PowerPod LFP

Electriq Power (“Electriq”), a developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announced that it has added the PowerPod LFP, a high-performance, cobalt-free model, to their industry-leading...

How Statewide Interconnection Standards and Procedures Impact Installers and Consumers

Getting started – the interconnection process During a typical installation of any distributed energy resource throughout the U.S., an interconnection application (detailing specifications of the systems being installed) must be submitted to...

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