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2013-05-31 23:02:41

A breakthrough green renewable energy program, Project Volt Gas Volt, was called for this week at the EU Parliament in Brussels held by Corinne Lepage, Member of the European Parliament and former French Minister of the Environment and American Professor of Management, Robert I. Bell. Renewable energy can now “keep the lights on” without disruption, thanks to a new technology and long term financing proposal for the project, making it possible to store surplus energy from wind,...

2013-05-30 23:15:17

Leading Energy Storage Materials Manufacturer Expands Senior Management Team With Veteran Energy Storage Executive. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 EnerG2 (http://www.energ2.com), the leading manufacturer of advanced carbons for next-generation energy storage, today announced that Tom Kieffer is joining the company as Vice President of worldwide sales. A seasoned executive with a deep and distinguished track record in the transportation and industrial energy storage industries,...

2013-05-24 23:28:16

Solar Usage Now will be receiving an updated version of the ROTEX hot water storage tank. The tank's outward design and installation properties have been expanded on, making an even more efficient hot water storage tank. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Solar Usage Now will be receiving an updated version of the ROTEX hot water storage tank. The tank's outward design and installation properties have been expanded on, making an even more efficient hot water storage tank. Solar Usage Now produces a solar...

2013-05-23 12:28:23

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the California Energy Commission today unveiled an innovative battery energy storage system pilot project to better balance power needs of the electric grid. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the project was held at HGST, Inc's facility in east San Jose. The Yerba Buena Battery Energy Storage System Pilot Project charges batteries when demand is low and then sends reserved power to the grid...

2013-05-23 12:22:55

First Phase of Innovative Energy Storage Project Complete ST. CHARLES, Ill., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of St. Charles, Illinois, ("City") and Verde Energy USA ("Verde"), a leading independent retail power supplier and energy solutions provider, jointly announced today the successful installation of Ice Energy's Ice Bear(TM), a proven, clean energy storage system. This marks the completion of the initial phase of the project between Verde and the City. The Ice Bear...

2013-05-22 23:18:51

The SP40-390 Mobile Microgrid Storage System received high marks during the week-long Experimental Forward Operating Base (ExFOB) exercise. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 EnerDel, Inc., a leader in lithium-ion energy storage systems, participated in an impressive demonstration of hybrid energy solutions at the U.S. Marine Corps annual ExFOB exercise held at the MCAGCC - TwentyNine Palms, California. EnerDel´s Mobile Microgrid Storage System featured two EnerDel Type PE700-393,...

2013-05-20 08:21:54

30-year energy business veteran joins innovative energy storage company SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerVault Corporation announced today the appointment of energy industry veteran Jim Pape as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pape has a 30 plus year track record leading commercial efforts at Fortune 500 and start-up companies in rapidly evolving markets like renewable energy and energy efficiency as well as established industries such as military...

2013-05-16 16:20:30

EL PASO, Texas, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) officials commissioned the first U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) grid-tied microgrid integrating both renewable resources and energy storage during a ribbon cutting ceremony today at Fort Bliss, Texas. The project was funded by the DoD's Environmental Security Technology Certification Program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130516/NE15796-INFO) The Fort Bliss grid-tied microgrid is designed...

Improving Quality Control Of Lithium-ion Batteries Using New Technique
2013-05-10 08:10:11

Purdue University Researchers have created a new tool to detect flaws in lithium-ion batteries as they are being manufactured, a step toward reducing defects and inconsistencies in the thickness of electrodes that affect battery life and reliability. The electrodes, called anodes and cathodes, are the building blocks of powerful battery arrays like those used in electric and hybrid vehicles. They are copper on one side and coated with a black compound to store lithium on the other....

2013-05-06 12:27:46

Low-cost technology stores energy underwater for use at peak times TORONTO, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The MaRS Cleantech Fund is pleased to announce the completion of a venture deal with Toronto energy storage firm Hydrostor. Hydrostor's technology converts surplus electrical energy to underwater compressed air and stores it for use at peak times. "Our fund targets technologies that change the energy game, and low-cost storage is at the top of our list," says Tom Rand,...