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Why Is the Texas Market So Tough for Energy Storage?

Greentech Media - 19 Nov 2018
The booming renewables industry in Texas should, in theory, create a role for energy storage plants to manage its variability. Years into the Lone Star State's wind and solar deployment, though, little grid storage has arrived, and future prospects ...
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Australia's largest C&I energy storage system goes live

International Mining (press release) - 19 Nov 2018
A 1 MWh hybrid redT system is now operational at Australia's largest university. This vanadium flow/lithium-ion hybrid energy storage system is now installed and operational at a site in Monash University. The system is the largest behind the meter C&I ...
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Battery idea: Hydroelectric pumped storage, but with bricks

Ars Technica - 18 Nov 2018
Energy Vault's "battery" offers an interesting opportunity to deliver long-term storage to grids with more and more renewable energy. Currently, chemical batteries tend to be short-duration, sending bursts of energy onto the grid to maintain frequency.
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Stem Is Moving Beyond Energy Storage Into Solar+Storage Solutions

CleanTechnica - 16 Nov 2018
Stem Inc, is the market leader in behind-the-meter energy storage, delivering turnkey solutions to customers as a means of bringing meaningful reductions in demand charges to customers. CleanTechnica connected with Stem's SVP of global sales and ...
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This gravity-powered battery could be the future of energy storage

The Architect's Newspaper - 12 Nov 2018
Over the last decade, the renewable energy industry has boomed due to the proliferation of new technology that is reducing the cost of construction and long-term operability. However, one critical problem still remains: storing renewable energy during ...
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Stored potential for low carbon energy.

Lloyd's Register (press release) - 23 May 2018
As communities, businesses and organisations increasingly recognise and act on the urgent need to decarbonise economies, low carbon energy technologies are maturing. But unlocking the true potential depends on energy storage technologies. We have ...
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Energy Storage Gathering Investor Momentum Globally

Power Engineering Magazine - 12 Nov 2018
Venture capital funding for energy storage, efficiency and smart grid projects rose for the first three quarters of this year, even if overall corporate funding fell by 11 percent, according to Mercom Capital Group's nine-month market report. The ...
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Electric Power Show Ep. 1: Everybody loves energy storage

Utility Dive - 12 Nov 2018
The Energy Storage Association had a big year in 2018, cresting with the approval of FERC Order 841, the first federal directive on storage participation in wholesale markets. Their success is the product of a concerted lobbying effort that's seen them ...
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UK Joins US Department of Energy Battery Research Partnership

UKNow (press release) - 19 Nov 2018
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2018) — The University of Kentucky has been named a partner on a $120 million, five-year second phase of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Innovation Hub focused on ...
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Understanding Hydrogen Energy Storage

AZoM - 06 Nov 2018
Once the hydrogen is stored, there are different “use cases” for the hydrogen, but often people think of energy storage like a battery. That is, they want to convert the hydrogen back to electricity, so that you are creating a “power-to-gas-to-power ...
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Gresham House raises £100m to launch energy storage fund

Utility Week - 14 Nov 2018
Asset management firm Gresham House has secured £100 million for its energy storage fund to trade on the London Stock Exchange. Net proceeds will be used to purchase a portfolio of five fully-operational battery storage facilities with a combined ...
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UK Capacity Market suspended following landmark ECJ ruling

Energy Storage News - 15 Nov 2018
Clean energy technology provider Tempus Energy challenged the decision to grant the UK's Capacity Market with state aid approval, claiming that its very design unfairly discriminated against clean energy projects, paving the way for the market to be ...

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