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  • Energy Storage-Enabled Applications Are Poised to Disrupt Energy Markets

    A recent white paper from Navigant Research examines five major trends and the related market forces expected to shape the future of the energy storage industry in 2016 and beyond. In the next 3-5 years, the storage industry is positioned to truly scale and echo the explosive growth ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New rechargeable flow battery enables cheaper, large-scale energy storage

    Original story at MIT News MIT researchers have engineered a new rechargeable flow battery that doesn’t rely on expensive membranes to generate and store electricity. The device, they say, may one day enable cheaper, large-scale energy ...

  • Installed Energy Storage Enabling Technology Revenue Is Expected to Reach $21.5 Billion Annually by 2024

    A recent Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 12 leading energy storage systems integrators (ESSIs), including vendor profiles, ratings, and rankings, with the goal of providing industry participants an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the ...

  • Energy Storage Enabling Technologies Revenue Is Expected to Total Nearly $75 Billion from 2015 to 2024

    A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for energy storage enabling technologies (ESETs) across four distinct market segments: utility-scale storage, community storage, residential storage, and commercial storage, including global market forecasts through 2024. Broadly speaking, the three main ...

  • Abbotsford BC Selects SCADAWatch to Further Power Its Smart Water Network

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, has chosen the company’s revolutionary  ...


    By Innovyze

  • Energy storage innovation showcase

    Thank you, Ian Arbon, session chairman. And I’d like to thank the Electricity Storage Network, hosts of today’s conference - especially for providing an opportunity to showcase some of DECC’s low carbon innovation projects. I’ve come to you today straight from the launch of my Department’s Global Calculator, which we worked on in collaboration with Climate KIC, ...

  • 100,000 vehicles to be vehicle to grid enabled by 2017

    The batteries used in plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will be increasingly utilized by property owners and grid operators to provide a wide variety of energy services. The power potential of the batteries can be used to reduce the utility costs of a building or, when aggregated with other vehicles or stationary energy storage sources, to provide ancillary services such as frequency regulation. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • SolarCity Introduces Energy Storage for Businesses

    SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY) has unveiled a smart energy storage system to address two major pain points for business: rising utility demand charges and increasing grid outages SolarCity DemandLogic™ can allow businesses to reduce energy costs by using stored electricity to reduce peak demand, and can ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New facilities enable biology, computing advancements

    The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory today celebrated the opening of new facilities that will enable discoveries in biological, computational and subsurface science and developments in bioenergy, carbon sequestration and homeland security. The $75 million facilities represent the first new buildings on PNNL's campus since 1995. The buildings will primarily support ...

  • Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to a cleaner, more secure energy future, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz  released the Energy Department’s Grid Energy Storage report to the members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The report was commissioned at the request of Senator Ron Wyden, Committee Chairman. The report identifies the benefits of grid ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • £8 million boost for energy storage innovation

    Two British companies have been awarded over £8million to spur on innovation in storing energy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced on Thursday Feb. 13,2014. The announcement comes as UK public funders of low carbon innovation today provide enhanced investor certainty, with the publication of a joint Strategic Framework by the Low Carbon Innovation Coordination Group. ...

  • Hydrogenics and Enbridge to Develop Utility Scale Energy Storage

    Hydrogenics Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and fuel cell products, has entered into an agreement with Enbridge Inc. to jointly develop utility scale energy storage in North America. This relationship also includes an equity investment of CA$5.0 million in Hydrogenics. The collaboration will bring together Hydrogenics' expertise in water electrolysis with ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Community and residential energy storage systems investment to soar

    Situated at the edge of the power grid, either at the distribution transformer or at the customer premise, community and residential energy storage (CRES) systems are typically much smaller than utility-scale or bulk energy storage systems. Currently, utilities, vendors, and governments are testing CRES systems for the purposes of smoothing peaks in electricity demand, enabling ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Energy Harvesting and Storage for Electronic Devices 2012-2022

    In 2012, IDTechEx research finds that the amount of money spent on energy harvesters will be more than $0.7Bn, with several hundred developers involved throughout the value chain. Energy harvesting is the process by which ambient energy is captured and converted into electricity for small autonomous devices, such as satellites, laptops and nodes in sensor networks making them self-sufficient. ...


  • If Tesla Acquires SolarCity, Success Will Depend on Energy Storage

    When Elon Musk unveiled his intent to acquire the solar installer SolarCity, many observers and investors balked. Some have wondered if the deal amounts to nothing more than a bailout for the Musk-supported SolarCity at Tesla’s expense. After all, what does a car company have to do with putting modules on people’s roofs? The business models are very different. ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Intersolar North America Goes In-depth on Energy Storage

     Intersolar North America, the premier solar industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities in the U.S. solar market, returns to San FranciscoJuly 9-12, 2012 for its fifth year. Co-located with SEMICON West, the event is expected to draw approximately 900 exhibitors ...

  • Investment in Microgrid Enabling Technologies is Expected to Exceed $155 Billion Through 2023

    A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for significant microgrid enabling technologies, including diesel generators, natural gas generators, fuel cells, solar PV, distributed wind, smart inverters, advanced energy storage, and others. Offering the ability to isolate from the wider ...

  • NEC Launches Household Energy Storage System

    - Achieves Automatic Control and Visualization of Electric Power - Tokyo, July 13, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the sales launch of a household energy storage system equipped with lithium-ion batteries that automatically controls electrical power in the home. Initially, 100 units of this industry first* system will be available for home construction ...


    By NEC Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd.

  • Microgrid Enabling Technologies Are Expected to Exceed $26 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2023

    A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for significant microgrid enabling technologies, including diesel generators, natural gas generators, fuel cells, solar photovoltaic (PV), distributed wind, advanced energy storage, and others. Dramatic change is occurring in the microgrid market, as a greater emphasis is being placed on the economic value that ...

  • E.ON invests EUR 6bn to promote energy storage

    'Energy storage is key to the further development of renewables. E.ON intends to double their share to almost a quarter of the energy mix by 2030. Up to 2010 alone we will invest at least EUR 6 billion in this area. However, to make better use of renewables, we must also tackle the problem that they are not yet able to meet baseload demand. For this we need innovative storage technologies,' ...


    By E.ON AG

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