Energy Storage

ENERGY STORAGE NEWS

» Green Mountain Power expands BYOD and Tesla battery programs as it targets fossil peakers
By Iulia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive
May 26, 2020

» Landfills emerge as promising battery storage sites to back up renewable energy
Like solar panels, batteries may present a new revenue stream for closed landfills. Projects are complete, or underway, in multiple states.
By Matthew Bandyk, Utility Dive
May 26, 2020

» The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas
The economics of cheaper batteries—and why they’re good news for the planet.
By Timothy B. Lee, ARSTechnica
May 22, 2020

» Energy storage poised to tackle grid challenges from rising EVs as mobile chargers bring new flexibility
By Robert Walton, Utility Dive
May 18, 2020

» Cold storage: Organic proton batteries show disposal, solar pairing advantages in advance to market
A Sweden-based research team’s new battery can withstand low temperatures and more efficiently store renewable energy.
By Lynn Freehill-Maye, Utility Dive
May 11, 2020

» Power-to-gas could be key to California’s long-duration storage needs, stakeholders say
By Kavya Balaraman, Utility Dive
May 6, 2020

» SCE procures 770 MW of battery storage to bolster California’s grid as gas plants approach retirement
By Kavya Balaraman, Utility Dive
May 5, 2020

» ‘Tremendous demand for stationary storage’ outstrips Tesla’s 2020 supply capability, Musk says
By Kavya Balaraman, Utility Dive
May 1, 2020

» Lead batteries make innovation push to better compete for energy storage projects
By Matthew Bandyk, Utility Dive
March 19, 2020

» Yotta Energy is putting batteries under solar modules — in the same spirit as microinverters and optimizers
Yotta has a potential solution for solar-plus-storage in the urban environment. Will the micro-storage startup become the next SolarEdge or Enphase? Or the next JLM energy? And whatever happened to SolPad?
By Eric Wesoff, PV Magazine
February 18, 2020

» Grid – Below-ground balancing
By Oak Ridge National Laboratory
January 6, 2020

» First US long-duration liquid air storage project planned in Vermont
By Kavya Balaraman, Utility Dive
December 18, 2019

» Can concentrated solar power act as energy storage? DOE wants to know more
By Matthew Bandyk, Utility Dive
November 19, 2019

» In search for cheaper, longer energy storage, mountain gravity could eventually top lithium-ion
By Matthew Bandyk, Utility Dive
November 12, 2019

» Iron Flow Battery Startup ESS Raises $30M From SoftBank and Breakthrough
The flow battery survivor marks the latest in a series of recent investments in unconventional long-duration storage technologies.
By Julian Spector, Green Tech Media
October 29, 2019

» New York City trades gas plant for the world’s largest battery
Regulators have approved Ravenwood Development to build a 316 MW / 2,528 MWh energy storage facility across the East River from Manhattan to replace two gas peaker plants in Queens.
By John Weaver, PV Magazine
October 18, 2019

» As battery fires spark ongoing concerns, NFPA releases standards to address risks
By HJ Mai, Utility Dive
September 17, 2019

» Nothing standing in the way of energy storage’s ‘explosive growth’: Navigant
By HJ Mai, Utility Dive
September 16, 2019

» Cal Energy Commission awards $3.75M to early-stage clean energy projects; 9 battery projects
By Clean Car Congress
August 16, 2019

» New York regulators assess potential for storage to replace peaking units in the state
By HJ Mai, Utlity Dive
July 3, 2019

» Now online: Presentation and recording of Continuous Storage Facility Participation webinar
ISO New England
February 28, 2019

» Residential solar+storage breaks new ground as Sunrun wins ISO-NE capacity contract
Iulia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive
February 8, 2019

» ‘Unlayering’ peak demand could accelerate energy storage adoption
A new approach to the peaker-storage debate could help energy storage better meet peak demand and lower emissions.
By Peter Maloney, Utility Dive
January 15, 2019

» Hawaiian Electric submits 7 projects totaling over 1 GWh storage, 260 MW solar for regulatory review
By Iulia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive
January 8, 2019

» MGX Minerals Enters Final Phase of Development for Zinc Air Fuel Cell Systems
By Renewable Energy Magazine
January 4, 2019

» How many billionaires does it take to get a geothermal storage facility underway?
By Iulia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive
December 21, 2018

» New York sets 3 GW storage target, doubles efficiency goals for utilities
Peter Maloney, Utility Dive
December 14, 2018

» US storage market to reach 3.9 GW, $4.5B by 2023: Wood Mackenzie
By Robert Walton, Utility Dive
December 7, 2018

» Grid operators file plans with FERC on integrating storage into wholesale markets
By Peter Maloney, Utility Dive
December 4, 2018

» New Hampshire settlement moves ‘cutting-edge’ utility BTM storage pilot forward
The Liberty-led pilot will be the second regulator approved program for utility-owned behind-the-meter storage, and phase 2 will be the first to include the private sector.
By Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive
November 27, 2018

» BTM storage is booming in Ontario
Ontario’s Global Adjustment charge is the fuel behind a boom in BTM storage projects.
By Peter Maloney, Utility Dive
August 20, 2018

» Flexible, fast-charging aluminum ion battery offers safe alternative to lithium-ion
GizMag.com, April 9, 2015

» Alternatives to Lithium Batteries: Sodium or Aluminum?
Asian Scientist, April 16, 2015

» Na-ion batteries get closer to replacing Li-ion batteries
Phys.org, March 5, 2015