Storage news: The age of the giant battery

New Hydronium-ion Battery Presents Opportunity for Sustainable Grid-scale Storage

Renewable Energy World Editors | February 21, 2017 Oregon State University on Monday said its scientists have developed a new type of battery that uses only hydronium ions as the charge carrier.

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Blue Pillar Launches New Offering to Unlock the Value of Behind-the-Meter Data and Control

Renewable Energy World Editors | February 21, 2017 Aurora Energy Network-as-a-Service (ENaaS) offering delivers missing data and control needed by energy and application providers to drive a new era of revenue-generating services.

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India’s New Solar Auction Lights the Way to Modi’s Green Targets

Anindya Upadhyay | February 21, 2017 Record low Indian solar tariffs tendered at a groundbreaking auction may catalyze green investments and help tip the balance of new power to renewables and away from fossil fuels.

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Europe to Lead Research Project for Energy Storage in Molten Silicon

Renewable Energy World Editors | February 20, 2017 The Technical University of Madrid (UPM) last week said that it will work with seven European R&D institutions to develop

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The Age of the Giant Battery Is Almost Upon Us

Joe Ryan and Brian Eckhouse | February 22, 2017 The idea that giant batteries may someday revolutionize electrical grids has long enthralled clean-power advocates and environmentalists. Now it’s attracting bankers with the money to make it happen.

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Sonnen Plans US Expansion for Home Battery Backup

Christopher Martin | February 20, 2017 Sonnen GmbH, a German manufacturer of batteries for residential and commercial energy storage, plans to combine research and manufacturing at a new facility in Atlanta as part of a U.S. expansion.

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Race for Home Power Storage Pits British Startup Against Tesla

Anna Hirtenstein | February 17, 2017 A U.K. energy-storage startup is aiming to take on Tesla Inc. in the competition to outfit homes with affordable backup battery power.

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Listen Up: Backup Power

The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World | February 17, 2017 We’re in the middle of winter — and there’s some serious precipitation. It’s snowing in much of the country, and California is finally getting a lot

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Pruitt Confirmed as EPA Administrator

Jennifer Delony | February 17, 2017 The U.S. Senate today approved Scott Pruitt as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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