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  • AES Wind Generation and AES Energy Storage Announce Commercial Operation of Laurel Mountain Wind Facility Combining Energy Storage and Wind Generation

    AES Wind Generation and AES Energy Storage announce the commercial operation of AES Laurel Mountain, a wind generation plant comprised of 98 MW of wind generation and 32 MW of integrated battery-based energy storage. The project is supplying emissions-free renewable energy and clean, flexible, operating reserve capacity to the PJM Interconnection, the largest ...


    By AES Corporation

  • 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, ...

  • Hydrogenics to provide wind-hydrogen storage in Germany

    Hydrogenics Corporation an Ontario-based developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and fuel cell products, has been selected by the City of Herten, Germany to provide a wind-hydrogen energy storage solution. Located in North Rhine Westphalia, Herten is recognized as a major German hydrogen cluster for electro-mobility as well as renewable energy projects. Renewable wind energy is an ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Energy answer: Blowing in the wind?

    When the federal government approved the Cape Wind project in April, allowing 130 power-generating turbines to be placed in the waters off Cape Cod, it gave a significant boost to the prospects of wind energy. The comparatively high costs of wind power, however, remain a problem. But in a study, MIT researchers have concluded that some of the price problems associated with wind power can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Research and Markets: Enhancing the Value of Wind Power with Energy Storage - 2012 Report on How to Increase the Value of Wind Power Production

    Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n4bgq7/enhancing_the_valu) has announced the addition of the "Enhancing the Value of Wind Power with Energy Storage - 5th Edition" report to ...


  • Energy Storage Systems for Ancillary Services

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Energy Storage Systems for Ancillary Services' provides an in-depth analysis of the global market opportunity for ESS-based ancillary services. Energy Storage Systems for Ancillary Services Frequency Regulation, Spinning Reserve, Voltage Control, and Other Fast Response Energy Storage Applications: Technology Analysis and Forecasts Stationary energy storage ...


  • Market for energy storage devices in Poland

    The amendment of the Renewable Energy Act is effective as of 1st July 2016. The amendment reflects the increasing interest of the Polish market in energy storage devices. The amendment provides the Polish statutory law with a broadly presented definition of an energy storage device. According to this definition, an energy storage device is a separate device or an array of devices with an intended ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • 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

  • Duke Energy Renewables completes Notrees Battery Storage Project in Texas; North America`s largest battery storage project at a wind farm

    Duke Energy Renewables, part of Duke Energy's Commercial Businesses, announced today the completion of its 36-megawatt (MW) energy storage and power management system at its Notrees Windpower Project in west Texas. The system completed testing and became fully operational in December, 2012. "Battery storage is an important innovation to address the variability of wind and solar energy ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Global Wind Energy Storage Devices Market 2012-2018 New Research Report Published

    Wind energy storage devices consist of devices used to store wind energy. The wind energy storage devices market can be classified based on the modes of storage of wind energy such as pumped hydro storage, compressed air storage, and flywheels. The pumped hydro storage method uses wind turbines to pump water from a low reservoir to a high reservoir, which is then dropped onto a turbine to ...


  • Energy Storage Systems for Solar and Wind Power Integration Will Surpass $10 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2023

    Global markets boasted 51,000 megawatts of wind and solar photovoltaic power generation capacity installed in 2012 alone, and while some variable generation markets may slow or stall, there is no doubt that wind and solar markets will continue to expand over the next 10 years. That growth will require grid operators to adapt to unprecedented levels of variable generation on their systems—in ...

  • Global Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Market

    ReportsnReports.com adds "CAES Compressed Air Energy Storage Worldwide" market research reportr to its store. The global market for compressed air energy storage (CAES) sits at a turning point. Since its introduction as a utility scale electricity storage technology in the 1970s, low energy prices and a proliferation of cheap natural gas fired peaking power plants slackened demand for ...


  • 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. ...


  • 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

  • Dais Analytic Announces Development Progress in Energy Storage

    Dais Analytic Corporation (OTCBB: DLYT) announced today the Company's development progress, since its last report in September 2011, on its program to produce a capacitive energy storage material set for use as an ultracapacitor named "NanoCap?." The Company, working with the University of Florida (UF), tested different capacitive dielectric structures created by Dais from its family of Aqualyte? ...


    By Dais Analytic Corporation

  • CAES Compressed Air Energy Storage Worldwide

      Bharatbook added a new report on 'CAES Compressed Air Energy Storage Worldwide' which gives comprehensive data on the global market for CAES technologies. CAES Compressed Air Energy Storage WorldwideThe global market for compressed air energy storage (CAES) sits at a turning point. Since its ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • £5 million boost for energy storage innovation

    Two British entrepreneurs have been awarded a share of over £5million to spur on innovation in energy storage, Energy and Climate Change Minister Baroness Verma announced today. Contracts have been awarded to REDT UK Ltd and Moixa Technology Ltd, as part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s innovation competition to support energy storage research and demonstration. REDT ...

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