Analysis and Features

  • Batteries key to modernizing US grid infrastructure: white paper informs US adoption of energy storage


    August 10, 2017 9:20 am by ESJ

      Recommendations on how batteries can modernize the US grid system have been set out in a white paper published on July 18 by Gridwise Alliance, a company representing stakeholders that design, build and operate the electric grid. Clarification in policy, services and asset classification are needed to ensure energy storage systems are fully utilized read more

  • Powin deal as Hawaii aggressively aims for 100% renewables


    August 10, 2017 9:17 am by ESJ

    Battery storage company Powin Energy announced on August 2 that it had been chosen by Adon Renewables to provide energy storage systems for a portfolio of seven solar plus storage projects in Hawaii to help the US state cope with its huge distributed energy resources. With a combined 2.4MWh, the projects will use Powin’s site read more

  • Minnesota utility in talks to build state’s biggest ESS


    August 10, 2017 9:11 am by ESJ

      Retail electric cooperative Connexus Energy is in talks with vendors to create Minnesota’s biggest storage plus solar project as the US state of drives toward its goal of cutting carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. If the talks are successful the 20MW/40MWh project will see the energy storage system built next to three solar read more

  • IPERC wins second DoD cybersecure microgrid contract


    August 10, 2017 9:06 am by ESJ

      Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corporation —  IPERC — is set to roll out its cyber security controls product called GridMaster to utility and municipality applications after announcing on July 26 that it had been authorized for military use. The US Department of Defense issued a so-called ATO — Authorization to Operate — of read more

  • Innovate UK awards £1.5m for first of its kind liquid air energy storage


    August 10, 2017 8:57 am by ESJ

      Highview Power Storage announced on August 1 that it had received a £1.5 million ($1.85 million) grant from the UK government to test the grid-scale frequency response services capability of a 5MW hybrid liquid air energy storage system. The funding was awarded for frequency response from a facility using liquid air energy storage — read more

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