Analysis and Features


    Analysis and Features

    August 31, 2016 8:47 am by ESJ

    Energy storage technology — seen by many as the final piece in the global energy transition puzzle — requires significant financing. Attracting investment, depends largely on understanding and quantifying the associated risks, says Michael Wilkins from credit risk ratings firm Standard & Poor’s.   Risk assessment — the key to making energy storage commercially viable read more

  • Australia


    Analysis and Features

    August 31, 2016 8:44 am by ESJ

    Australia has been widely hailed as the next place to be for PV uptake, now its uptake of solar plus storage is positive for the whole of Asia. Solar-plus-storage down under Over a million and a half solar systems are installed in Australia, equivalent to 17% of its households, according to Sydney-based consultancy Sunwiz. Thanks read more

  • Craig Brunk, Sales Director of Bitrode


    Analysis and Features

    August 31, 2016 6:57 am by ESJ

    Energy Storage Journal interviewed Craig Brunk, sales director at Bitrode for his take on the current state of the testing market and the direction it’ll go in the next few years. Testing times as new generation of energy storage products appears What do you think are going to be the most interesting markets for testing read more

  • Greensmith Energy, Wärtsilä form partnership agreement


    August 31, 2016 6:47 am by ESJ

      Greensmith Energy, one of the largest US providers of energy storage software and integration services, entered into a cooperation agreement with Wärtsilä, the international technology firm, in July. This enables Wärtsilä to deliver energy storage systems integrated with solar PV, and Wärtsilä Smart Power Generation power plants, jointly forming a hybrid energy solution. Greensmith read more

  • ViZn Energy appoints Williams and Bar-Lev to board positions


    August 31, 2016 6:45 am by ESJ

    ViZn Energy Systems, the zinc/iron flow battery firm has appointed Kent Williams to the company’s board of directors. Joshua Bar-Lev has joined ViZn’s advisory board. Williams is a strategic adviser to several alternative energy companies focused on plug-in electric vehicle (PHEV) drive trains and new battery technologies. Bar-Lev was the vice president of regulatory affairs read more

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