Storage news: Low-cost, long duration storage technologies

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Long-duration storage

Understanding Low-Cost, Long-Duration Energy Storage Technology: A Primer

Craig Evans | September 25, 2018
Energy storage has become an everyday element of grid planning and energy network management – driven by technology advances, proven benefits, and steadily falling prices.

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GE’s Reservoir helps utilities store the sun for a rainy day

With GE’s Reservoir storage technology, utilities can capture energy from the sun when it’s sunny, and store it in batteries for when it’s not. So renewable energy doesn’t go away just because the sun does.

GE’s Reservoir helps utilities store the sun for a rainy day

With GE’s Reservoir storage technology, utilities can capture energy from the sun when it’s sunny, and store it in batteries for
when it’s not. So renewable energy doesn’t go away just because the sun does.

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U.S. Government Awards $27.7M for Long-duration Storage Projects, Research, and Prototypes

Renewable Energy World Editors | September 25, 2018
Last week the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced 10 projects that will receive funding through a new ARPA-E program that seeks projects that could provide up to 100 hours of energy storage.

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Electric Vehicles and the Grid

Top Seven Ways Energy Regulators Should Prepare for EV Surge

Jennifer Runyon | September 20, 2018
This week industry association Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) noted that while EV adoption is still small, its growth rate is accelerating.

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Total Buys Car Charging-Point Provider in New Power-Market Foray

Francois de Beaupuy | September 21, 2018
Total SA bought a French operator of car-charging points, adding to its electricity investments as oil companies prepare for an influx of low-emission cars.

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Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Infrastructure Provider Picks Up the Pace

Jennifer Runyon | September 20, 2018
This week, EVgo, a provider of public electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations in the U.S., said it was accelerating the pace at which…

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Future Robo-taxis Could Charge Themselves and Help Balance the Electric Grid

Elizabeth Woyke with comment by Jennifer Runyon | September 24, 2018
Electric robo-taxis are a real possibility. Trends in transportation, energy, and demographics indicate that future vehicles will operate autonomously, run on electricity rather than…

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Solar Power International News

Need a Residential Solar or Storage Permit? Soon There May be ‘an App for That’

Jennifer Runyon | September 24, 2018
Solar industry unveils campaign to streamline residential permitting.

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Grid Reform

Ohio’s PowerForward Roadmap Aims to Shape the Grid of the Future

Kathiann M. Kowalski | September 19, 2018
State regulators see potential in grid modernization, though questions remain over costs and follow-through.

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Rhode Island Charts a Course for a Cleaner Grid

Meg Dalton | September 25, 2018
Rhode Island is a small state with big energy ambitions. Like many states, however, those ambitions are complicated by an outdated electric grid.

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