Analysis and Features



    June 16, 2016 7:58 am by ESJ

      Connecting the energy industry like no other event in the UK, Energy 2016 is back for its second year at the Birmingham NEC on 18 – 20 October, as part of UK Construction Week. Already backed by leading industry bodies such as the REA (Renewable Energy Association), the STA (Solar Trade Association), BPVA (British read more


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    June 9, 2016 8:29 am by Jade Beevor

    Graphene’s function as a component of advanced batteries for energy storage will become increasingly important in coming years. Energy Storage Journal spoke to IDTechEx’s Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, author of the consultancy’s latest report. Graphene sales to top 3,800 t/y by 2026 with energy storage to account for 40% of the market The latest research from consultancy read more

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    Cover Story: Germany – The Need For Policy Reforms

    Analysis and Features

    June 9, 2016 8:21 am by ESJ

    Germany, Europe’s leader by far in terms of incorporating renewable energy into its electricity grid, is having to deal with reconfiguring its own policy directions as it seeks a new direction that incorporates energy storage. Sara Verbruggen reports. The next struggle as energy storage wrestles with policy reform in seeing way forward   The mix of renewables read more

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    Bryan Urban to head up Leclanché’s new North American subsidiary


    June 9, 2016 7:30 am by ESJ

      Leclanché, the battery and energy storage producer, appointed Bryan Urban in April as the head of its North American team. It also opened its regional headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Urban has stepped down as a board member at the Switzerland-headquartered firm, to take a more active and hands-on role. Urban joined the board in read more

  • Terry Murphy, President and Chief Executive Hammond Group

    Inside Track: Hammond Speciality Chemicals — Lead Bites Back

    Analysis and Features

    June 9, 2016 7:26 am by ESJ

    Grid level energy storage — at least for the past two years — has assumed that lead acid batteries, despite their affordability, are unfit for purpose when it comes to Partial-State-of-Charge (PSOC) cycling. Time to think again. A snapshot in time. A blazing Indiana summer and an 18-year-old student, Terry Murphy, is packing 50 pound read more

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