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2014-03-27 23:04:51

Recent figures have revealed that there is over 1.2 GW of energy storage capacity (excluding pumped hydro) in operation or development in the United States. Also, this month it was announced that there are Request for Proposals totaling 2 GW of energy storage that will deployed over the next five years, further strengthening the project pipeline in the U.S. San Diego (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 This increasing capacity is set to make 2014 a momentous year for the energy storage industry, and...

2014-03-26 23:30:09

Nuvation supports development of Ambri’s custom battery management system (BMS) to move their Liquid Metal Battery for electricity grid energy storage one step closer to commercialization. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Nuvation Engineering has helped develop a battery management system (BMS) that will enable Ambri to demonstrate a large-scale prototype Liquid Metal Battery grid-scale energy storage system. Ambri’s revolutionary new battery chemistry consists of earth-abundant...

2014-03-25 16:22:24

Vermont Legislature votes to quadruple net metering cap SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced yet another win for rooftop solar: the Vermont Legislature voted to increase the state's solar net metering cap from 4% of a utility's peak load to 15%. The bill, H. 702, is headed to Governor Shumlin's desk for signature and represents the eighth straight victory for solar net metering in 2013 and 2014....

2014-03-24 08:22:39

TOKYO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) (http://www.nec.com/) announced on March 24 the acquisition of the A123 Energy Solutions (http://www.a123energy.com/) business unit of A123 Systems, LLC. This acquisition, for approximately USD $100 million, strengthens the energy storage capability of NEC's smart energy business. An agreement on the terms of the deal has been finalized and a new company "NEC Energy Solutions" is slated to begin operation in June...

2014-03-21 23:24:32

Dramatic efficiency increases fuel follow-on orders for world’s largest hybrid ferry fleet Richmond, B.C., Canada (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Corvus Energy has again been selected as the Energy Storage System (ESS) of choice by Scandlines for their next three hybrid ferries. Based on the tremendous success of Scandline’s first hybrid, the MF Prinsesse Benedikte, the next three hybrids will again use a 2.7MWh ESS consisting of Corvus Energy AT6500 advanced lithium polymer batteries...

Wind Power Storage More Sustainable The Solar
2014-03-21 09:27:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The modern-day electrical grid is based on the notion of electricity on demand as generated by the burning of fossil fuels. Environmental and resource concerns have prompted a shift to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power, but these energy sectors must grapple with the fact that the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow. One solution is to store surplus wind or solar energy for later use and a...

2014-03-20 23:28:27

Regulatory bodies including CPUC and FERC continue to roll out requirements supporting the development of energy storage technologies to deal with the problem of grid intermittency created by high levels of renewable integration. London - UK (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Regulatory bodies including CPUC and FERC continue to roll out requirements supporting the development of energy storage technologies to deal with the problem of grid intermittency created by high levels of renewable...

2014-03-19 23:30:05

The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster, administered by CCAT, is partnering with the State DECD to exhibit the region’s hydrogen and fuel cell capabilities at Hannover Messe 2014, the leading international trade show for industrial technology innovations. East Hartford, Conn. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC), administered by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), is partnering with the Connecticut...

2014-03-18 16:21:34

ALEC's anti-rooftop solar campaigns defeated in Washington and Utah SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from anti-solar utilities, their national trade association Electric Institute (EEI), and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). In Utah and the state of Washington, solar advocates preserved net metering with zero...

2014-03-13 23:24:05

ViZn’s Z20, a 160kwh proprietary energy storage technology, has been installed at Flathead Electric Cooperative for utility integration and testing. Kalispell, MT. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Today, ViZn Energy Systems, Inc., in cooperation with Flathead Electric Cooperative, announced the installation and integration of an advanced flow battery for grid storage manufactured by ViZn Energy. The project will provide insight to the benefits energy storage can provide to rural utilities and...


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