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2014-04-17 16:22:44

US Dept of Energy hails new California energy storage consortium as a groundbreaking model for public-private partnerships SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneering initiative designed to accelerate the development of the energy storage sector in California has signed its first corporate members - from international giants to emerging startups. CalCharge announced the enrollment of Duracell, Hitachi, Volkswagen, LG, Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy,...

2014-04-17 08:21:57

CLEVELAND, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, (EPT), an OM Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMG) company, and a leading supplier of specialty batteries and energy storage solutions for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial and grid energy storage markets, announced today that it is merely weeks away from reaching a major milestone. When the United States entered the Space Race in 1958 by launching the Explorer 1 satellite, EaglePicher batteries were on board....

2014-04-16 23:12:27

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and NEST AS are planning to develop a large-scale thermal energy storage technology (TES) pilot in Masdar City in preparation for MENA’s emerging CSP industry. London, UK (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Masdar Institute’s solar energy department has been focusing on the development of concentrated solar power (CSP) and has recently launched the ‘Beam Down’ solar concentrator, a 100kWh CSP pilot plant. The Institute is now using the ‘Beam Down’...

2014-04-15 08:22:50

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, announces two new products designed to improve power system reliability: Vista® SD Underground Distribution Switchgear and the PureWave® SMS-250 Storage Management System. "The industry landscape is changing rapidly with new technology and new expectations from utility customers and regulators," says Tim...

2014-04-14 12:24:00

Keynote Speakers from FERC, Tesla, Solar City, CPUC, PG&E, SCE, Cal ISO, IESO, and Others to Headline Industry's Most Influential Energy Storage Event BERKELEY, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, today announced the first round of confirmed keynotes for this year's ESNA 2014. The historic procurement targets recently adopted by the California Public...

2014-04-10 12:22:16

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has begun engaging directly in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) stakeholder driven market redesign process. The Texas Energy Storage Alliance (TESA) had convened a group of industry members to work collaboratively; that effort has now been folded into the larger national organization. ESA is the forum for broad industry input that will ensure proposed rules will enable the...

2014-04-10 08:22:17

CLEVELAND, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, (EPT), an OM Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMG) company, and a leading supplier of specialty batteries and energy storage solutions for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial and grid energy storage markets, announced today that it will receive a $3 million award from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to further develop their catalytic energy storage technology. Under their continued work with ARPA-E,...

2014-04-08 10:40:18

Based on a fundamental chemical discovery by scientists at Oregon State University, it appears that trees may soon play a major role in making high-tech energy storage devices. OSU chemists have found that cellulose – the most abundant organic polymer on Earth and a key component of trees – can be heated in a furnace in the presence of ammonia, and turned into the building blocks for supercapacitors. These supercapacitors are extraordinary, high-power energy devices with a wide...

2014-04-08 08:24:01

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2q566f/market_analysis) has announced the addition of the "Market Analysis and Technology Issue of Global Energy Storage System used Li-ion Battery (-2020)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2q566f/market_analysis ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In 2012, lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) used in...

Reza Montazami
2014-04-05 06:04:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Imagine machines that melt away when their job is done. Perhaps a medical device that could melt away without harm inside the body, or a covert military device that delivers its data then dissolves without a trace. A researcher from Iowa State University says that this is a new way to look at electronics. “You don’t expect your cell phone to dissolve someday, right?” said Reza Montazami, an Iowa State University assistant...