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Fossil Fuels Needed To Produce Grid-Scale Batteries For Clean Energy Storage Negate Benefits Of Green Power
2013-03-09 09:30:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Stanford University scientists have begun figuring out what grid-scale battery technologies are doing to the carbon footprint. Researchers have begun developing new batteries and other large-scale storage devices to stockpile surplus clean energy so they can store and deliver it on demand. However, fossil fuel required to build these technologies could negate some of the benefits of installing new solar and wind farms. "We...

2013-03-07 23:04:41

Gridtential Energy, Inc., a developer of low-cost, high-performance energy storage technology, today announced that The Roda Group has led the company´s seed round of financing. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Gridtential Energy, Inc., a developer of low-cost, high-performance energy storage technology, today announced that The Roda Group has led the company´s seed round of financing. Founded in 2010, Gridtential Energy has been funded in part by an award from the California...

2013-03-06 20:21:12

Sunverge SIS awarded UL 1778 incorporating conformance to UL 1741 and IEEE 1547.1 requirements for the interconnection of renewable and distributed energy resources with energy storage. SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunverge Energy, Inc., the leading developer of distributed energy storage solutions for intelligent and grid-interactive virtual power plant operations, announced today it has received UL 1778 certification from Intertek Testing Services for its Solar...

2013-03-06 16:22:40

Transformational Technology Seen as Breakthrough for Abundant Clean Power KALISPELL, Mont., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Signaling a new day for viable, cost effective energy storage, Zinc Air, Inc. (ZAI) and Flathead Electric Co-op (FEC) announced today an agreement to install a battery on FEC's campus in Kalispell, Montana. This installation will help demonstrate how ZAI's technology can deliver on the long-held promise of battery storage technologies in delivering cheap, clean...

2013-03-05 23:03:50

With 1MWh Order, Samsung SDI and Xtreme Power Announce Partnership to Develop Innovative Energy Storage Solutions (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 The Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies has chosen Samsung SDI and Xtreme Power to install a 1 MW/1 MWh lithium ion based battery energy storage system at the Reese Technology Center in Lubbock, Texas. The $27 million project will be part of a smart grid demonstration project jointly funded by CCET partners and the U.S. Department of...

2013-03-05 16:22:23

Leading Utility to deploy Stem technology to analyze impact of PV on the grid SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem, a leader in energy optimization, and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) announced today a pilot project to study the impact of high penetration solar photovoltaics (PV) on the grid. The two-year research project will utilize Stem's unique high-resolution data collection, cloud-based power system analytics and intelligent energy storage...

2013-03-03 23:02:14

Lucintel Projects Moderate Growth for Global Capacitor Industry during 2013-2018 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 The global capacitor industry is estimated to reach $20.2 billion in total revenue by 2018, with a CAGR of 2.5% over the next five years. Competitive rivalry is high in the industry because of large number of players and low product differentiation. Industry players would be well served to focus on advancement in paper capacitors and modifications in aluminum electrolytic...

2013-03-01 23:01:21

Supports focus on company growth in international markets. New Beford, MA (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Aerovox Corp. has announced that Marco Castillo was recently appointed to the position of International Sales Manager. In this position, Mr. Castillo will be responsible for all worldwide sales activity outside the U.S., Canada and Mexican border area, focusing on expanding Aerovox´s international footprint in targeted growth markets. Prior to joining Aerovox, he held global management...

2013-02-25 08:21:00

Soldier Worn Integrated Power Equipment System reduces battery weight carried by soldiers by up to 30% ANN ARBOR, Michigan, February 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division received an order from the United States Army for over 1,500 units of its award-winning SWIPES[TM]...

2013-02-23 23:00:49

Cornell Dubilier (CDE) announces the official release of its newly designed website, http://www.cde.com. Liberty, SC (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 February, 2013 -- Cornell Dubilier (CDE) announces the official release of its newly designed website, http://www.cde.com. A manufacturer of capacitors for Power Electronics, CDE offers a broad range of capacitor dielectrics, ratings and values, all searchable using a powerful Advanced Parametric Search program and logical navigation paths....