Storage news: Cutting costs with energy storage

Do you know a woman who is electrifying the power industry?

The Power Generation Week Woman of the Year Award is given annually in an effort to inspire young women to pursue careers in energy by showcasing highly successful women in the power industry. Any woman who works in the power industry may be nominated and there is no entry fee, so be sure to recognize a deserving colleague or friend. Nominations are due by August 31st.

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Solar, Batteries, Smart Inverters and EVs To Make Up “Customer Grid” of the Future

Jennifer Runyon   | August 25, 2017
Forward-looking utilities such as San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) are piloting projects that will help them figure out not just how to use them to strengthen the grid but also how…

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Five Million Commercial Customers Could Cut Costs with Energy Storage

Editors of Electric Light & Power | August 25, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Clean Energy Group (CEG) have released the first comprehensive public analysis detailing the potential size of the…

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Companies Team Up on Exploration Data for Lithium, Geothermal Projects

Renewable Energy World Editors   | August 28, 2017
Vancouver, B.C.-based Dajin Resources Corp. last week signed a memorandum of understanding with Reno, Nev.-based Geothermal Development Associates to share geothermal data to support…

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New Source of Energy-critical Lithium Found in Supervolcanoes, Stanford Researchers Find

Danielle Tucker   | August 28, 2017
Most of the lithium used to make the lithium-ion batteries that power modern electronics comes from Australia and Chile. But Stanford scientists say there are large deposits in sources…

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The Big Drumroll Ends with a Thud: DOE’s Study on the US Power Grid

Susan Tierney   | August 28, 2017
The Department of Energy last week released its long-awaited grid-reliability study, after months of work at the agency to respond to Secretary Perry’s directive calling…

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This Is the Next Step for Energy Storage in South Australia

Jennifer Delony   | August 29, 2017
Details were released yesterday for the South Australia government’s call for more projects that can contribute to making renewable energy generation on demand and that will provide…

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