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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

  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    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

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For Breakthrough Solar Plant With Energy Storage In Chile

    SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology, has received environmental approval from the Chilean government to develop one of the world's largest solar projects with energy storage. Utilizing SolarReserve's proprietary solar thermal energy ...


    By SolarReserve

  • VSHEW, IHK and Messe Husum stage energy storage forum

    As part of the leading New Energy Husum trade fair, Messe Husum will be staging a storage forum in Husum on 22 March for regional energy suppliers and renewable energy industry specialists. The trade fair organisers are staging the five-hour event in association with the Schleswig-Holstein Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) and the Schleswig-Holstein Energy and Water Resources Management ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Frost & Sullivan: Energy Storage is the Answer to Looming Power Shortages

    The significant shortfall in electricity supply within the next three years highlighted by Ofgem in its latest report presents a strong case for energy storage technologies as they can de-couple production and consumption of electricity by creating a buffer. Electrical power generation in the UK has been facing many challenges in the last decade. Some of the most critical include: reduction in ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • SolarCity Introduces Affordable New Energy Storage Services Across the U.S.

    In an important step toward the distributed electricity grid of the future, SolarCity(NASDAQ: SCTY) will make more affordable battery storage available to residential, business and government customers across the U.S., and remote communities around the world. SolarCity Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Peter Rive provided additional detail about the rollout ...


    By SolarCity Corporation

  • ARPA-E Issues $43 Million For Energy Storage Research Projects

    The Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) has issued approximately $43 million for two new programs to develop next-generation energy storage technologies that could significantly improve U.S. energy security and efficiency. These programs leverage partnerships with the Department of Defense (DOD) and small businesses to research breakthrough electrical energy storage technologies ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

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