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2014-04-03 08:26:10

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flywheel Sports, one of the nation's fastest growing indoor cycling brands with 25 studios in the United States, today announced a capital investment led by the Benvolio Group, the personal investment arm of the Frankfort family, led by Lew Frankfort, Coach, Inc.'s Executive Chairman, and Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. The investor group also includes Global Endowment Management and a number of preeminent...

2014-04-02 23:32:42

Cool Energy Island LLC, a premier Energy Monitoring & Management and Home Automation company, announces the availability of Solarpod™ Portable Solar-Powered Batteries that can keep you and your life powered all day long, whether at home, at work or on the go. Laguna Niguel, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Cool Energy Island LLC (http://www.coolenergyisland.com) announces that the Solarpod™ Portable Solar-Powered Batteries and Solar Panels from Sunbird Solar Ltd...

2014-04-01 08:23:09

First GESA Initiative Gathers Key U.S. and European Policy Makers and Regulators to Discuss Strategies for Reducing Emissions by Increasing Use of Energy Storage BERKELEY, Calif. , April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly created Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA) has been established as an international non-profit organization to bring together many of the world's leading energy storage and clean energy industry associations to advance education, collaboration, and...

2014-03-31 12:24:32

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market by Technology (Pumped Hydro, Compressed Air, Batteries, Flywheels, Supercapacitors), By Applications (Grid Storage & Transportation), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018 Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market by Technology (Pumped Hydro, Compressed Air, Batteries, Flywheels, Supercapacitors), By Applications (Grid Storage...

2014-03-31 08:23:17

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind and solar projects in North America, is pleased to announce the operation of the company's first energy storage system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/DA93443 RES Americas conceived, developed, and constructed the energy storage system, which it will own and operate. Located in Sunbury, Ohio, just outside of...

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...


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