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Solar Storage With Hydrogen: Will It Work?

We ought to know, in a few short years, whether using wind and solar to create hydrogen is a viable clean-energy storage technique. Projects keep popping up all over the place – the latest just this month in Corsica –… Read More
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Aussies Work To Make More Room For Wind

A 2011 study by the Marine and Atmospheric Research Department at Australia’s national Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) found that an expected increase in light wind speeds across Australia, due to climate change, could cause wind energy production… Read More

Solar Plan Sees Batteries Delivering Big Storage

Energy storage with batteries has been gaining some ground lately as an aid in dealing with the variable nature of power produced by renewable energy technologies. Wind farms in Hawaii and West Virginia have incorporated battery banks to manage fluctuations… Read More

Giant Battery Station For Wind, Solar In China

Some experts say that energy storage technologies still have a long way to go before they are cost-effective on a utility scale. But, cost-effective or not, China is deploying energy storage in a big way, with an eye toward restructuring… Read More

Hawaii Wind Farm Gets Battery Backup

A123 Systems, a Massachusetts-based developer and manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries, has announced that it will supply a 11-megawatt (MW) Grid Battery System to Sempra Generation for use at its Auwahi Wind project in Maui, Hawaii. Power from the 21-megawatt… Read More
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EVs And The Grid Learn To Get Along

As development of smart grid technology moves ahead, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released a report of test procedures to help make sure electric vehicles and hybrids are designed to plug in with maximum efficacy.… Read More

Energy Storage Industry Has Work To Do

Energy storage systems are considered a crucial component of the future energy system, enabling the widespread adoption of everything from renewable energy, smart grid technologies and backup power, to electric vehicles (EVs) and portable devices. New analysis from Frost &… Read More