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  • 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

  • First urban community energy storage project opens in Toronto

    A consortium led by eCAMION Inc. with Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited, the University of Toronto, and Dow Kokam LLC has unveiled the first energy storage system installed directly into an urban community. Located at the Roding Arena and Community Centre in North York, this community energy storage (CES) system will allow Toronto Hydro to monitor this technology, and help validate its ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Future of energy storage

    Original story at MIT News MIT professor Fikile Brushett is in the process of taking the power generated by wind and solar, chemically lashing it to molecules derived from flora and fauna, and storing it in liquids until it’s needed to electrify our homes. The fact that such a system — if it's feasible — is likely ...

  • 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, ...

  • ComEd Conducting Illinois` First Community Energy Storage Pilot

    ComEd recently announced the launch of a pilot project to test the use of battery storage technology to reduce the impact of power outages in residential areas where customers experience service interruptions, particularly in extreme weather events. ComEd's Community Energy Storage (CES) pilot is being conducted in Beecher, Ill., approximately 40 miles south of Chicago. The pilot will focus on ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Energy Storage Tracker 2Q12

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Energy Storage Tracker 2Q12 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Energy Storage Tracker 4Q12

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Energy Storage Tracker 4Q12 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Community and Residential Energy Storage Systems Market to Surpass $872 Million by 2022, Forecasts Pike Research

    Commonly located at the edge of the power grid, community and residential energy storage (CRES) systems use a range of technologies including flow batteries, advanced lead-acid batteries, and, most prevalently, lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries.As yet, most of the CRES market is still in the technical demonstration phase, as developers of energy storage systems use ...


  • 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.

  • RWE tests innovative energy storage solution

    On Monday, RWE officially launched its power-to-gas plant in the NRW location of Ibbenbüren. The state-of-the-art plant is part of new system that, for the first time ever, links together the supply of local electricity, natural gas and district heating. Any superfluous electricity from renewable sources is converted into hydrogen so it can be stored within the natural gas network. It can ...


    By RWE AG

  • Advanced Batteries for Utility-Scale Energy Storage Applications

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Advanced Batteries for Utility-Scale Energy Storage Applications ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Smart Grid and Energy Storage on Shetland Demonstrates the Power Of Renewable Energy

    The five year long, £18m Shetland-based Northern Isles New Energy Solutions (NINES) project has demonstrated that an islanded electricity distribution system can operate securely with a high penetration of local renewable generation. The project, which was run by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), trialed domestic demand side management (DSM) and large scale energy storage ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Moixa presents the future of UK energy storage to the US Energy Storage Summit 2016

    Moixa was invited to brief delegates to the US Energy Storage Summit about how storage in Europe is addressing the dual challenge of grid balancing and a decentralised energy market. CEO Simon Daniel addressed an audience of utilities, financiers, regulators, technology innovators, and storage innovators. ...


    By Moixa Energy Holdings Ltd.

  • Accounting for Carbon Capture and Storage

    A new report recently released by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) provides the first-ever comprehensive framework for calculating carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reductions from carbon capture and storage (CCS). The framework equips policymakers and project developers with common methodologies for quantifying the emission impacts of CCS projects. CCS involves a suite of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Inclusive Energy Ltd. hires new wave media for marketing and communication strategies

    Inclusive Energy Ltd. CEO Bilal Hydrie announced today that they have hired Calgary based marketing agency New Wave Media to develop and execute a number of marketing and communications strategies. Inclusive Energy Ltd. holds offices in Dubai, UAE with its Canadian corporate offices located in Calgary, AB, Canada. “We chose New Wave Media after meeting with several similar service providers ...


    By Inclusive Energy Ltd

  • GE Smart Meters Make UK Community More Energy Efficient

    GE (NYSE: GE) smart meters played a vital role in helping the community of North Leigh, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, reduce its energy consumption by 10 percent for three consecutive months. In recognition of this achievement, the village received a £20,000 award from U.K. utility Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE). The North Leigh project is enabling SSE and the government to determine the ...


    By General Electric

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Launches ENERGY STAR Community Service Tour

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is kicking off its first national ENERGY STAR Change the World through Community Service Tour, bringing together public and private organizations in communities across the country to make a positive difference in people’s lives through energy efficiency-related community service projects. “Through this tour, our ENERGY STAR program and ...

  • NAATBatt Coalition Recommends Deployment of Distributed Energy Storage Systems

    A coalition of 13 leading industrial companies and electric utilities, including General Motors Company, The Dow Chemical Company and Duke Energy, issued a white paper today recommending the installation of up to 300 GWh of distributed energy storage (DES) systems around the country by 2022. DES systems consist of small, stationary batteries installed in neighborhoods, buildings, homes and ...


  • SDG&E Seeks More Storage To Harness Clean Energy And Enhance Reliability

    San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recently announced that it has signed contracts for five new local battery storage facilities for a total of 83.5 megawatts (MW). These four-hour energy storage facilities would be like having batteries from more than 5,500 all-electric, long-range vehicles at the ready. In addition, the company signed a contract to add a 4.5 MW demand ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Relumination Light Solutions Dramatically Reduce Tempe Storage Company Energy Use

    The Tempe Storage Company contracted Relumination, LLC, the LED lighting solutions company, to update their exterior lighting with energy efficient lighting to significantly reduce energy costs and improve lighting quality for their customers. As a result, the self-storage facility reduced their lighting electricity consumption by 87%. In addition to the energy savings, the installed LED ...


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