Industry interview: German start up explores lead and lithium hybrid minigrids

Industry interview: German start up explores lead and lithium hybrid minigrids 600 601 Energy Storage Journal

German start-up BOS — Balance of Storage Systems — says it intends to double the number of its hybrid lead and lithium battery units this year to reach a total of 20,000, chief technology manager Balance of Storage Systems told ESJ’s sister publication BESB on July 3. BOS’s systems are used in mini-grid solar applications including one…

Industry insight: the role of batteries and VPP in changing power markets

Industry insight: the role of batteries and VPP in changing power markets 900 899 Energy Storage Journal

Camron Barati 
senior analyst for solar and energy storage at IHS Markit Technology spoke to ESJ about the role of battery storage and virtual power plants in the energy storage industry. To read more about Virtual Power Plants visit our website at http://www.energystoragejournal.com/latest-issue/ and email admin@energystoragejournal.com to sign up to Energy Storage Journal and receive the latest copy…

Industry insight: Feeding the machine, AI as the next energy storage disruptor

Industry insight: Feeding the machine, AI as the next energy storage disruptor 500 358 Energy Storage Journal

  For some, such as Elon Musk and the late physicist Stephen Hawkins, the risk to mankind in the development of AI is a pronounced and real possibility. But in the world of energy storage the technology is driving forward the roll out of virtual power plants, where the flow of decentralized, behind-the-meter, power will…

Leonardo Botti

Leonardo Botti 512 652 Energy Storage Journal

Leonardo Botti, head of global marketing, product group solar at ABB, spoke to Energy Storage Journal about the company’s plans for the way that its residential product line can also fit the future.  Pushing ahead on the domestic home front In 2013 when ABB acquired Power- One, the global number two producer of solar photovoltaic…