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EoI round names 20 firms for large-scale Australian ESS project Energy Storage Journal

EoI round names 20 firms for large-scale Australian ESS project

  Twenty companies have been shortlisted to build an energy storage system in Australia’s Northern Territory as the state looks to cut reliance on fossil fuel power generation and smooth…

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Mesh membrane could pave way for mass molten salt ESS deployment Energy Storage Journal

Mesh membrane could pave way for mass molten salt ESS deployment

  Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a separator that could bring cheaper molten sodium battery technology to the grid-scale energy storage market, it was announced on January…

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Tesla at heart of New Zealand energy storage firsts Energy Storage Journal

Tesla at heart of New Zealand energy storage firsts

  New Zealand is set to test the grid-connected capabilities of a 1MW/2MWh lithium ion energy storage system using technology from supplier Tesla, the country’s energy company Mercury announced on…

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Fluence begins operation with aggressive business plan Energy Storage Journal

Fluence begins operation with aggressive business plan

  January 25, 2018: Fluence, the energy storage joint venture between Siemens and The AES Corporation, announced the launch of business operations on January 11 with confirmation that it is…

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CPUC signals clear intent to usurp gas-fired plants with ESS Energy Storage Journal

CPUC signals clear intent to usurp gas-fired plants with ESS

  The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved on January 11 a draft order that will allow companies to stack more than one service on their energy storage systems. Effectively…

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Highview expands to meet growing LAES markets in UK and US Energy Storage Journal

Highview expands to meet growing LAES markets in UK and US

  Colin Roy, Highview’s new chairman Highview, the UK firm that manufactures liquid air energy storage systems, appointed corporate financier and long-time shareholder Colin Roy as its chairman in the…

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Flow batteries to flourish in deep energy storage Energy Storage Journal

Flow batteries to flourish in deep energy storage

Vanadium redox flow batteries,  the not-so-new kids on the block, are being promoted and researched in more and more countries around the globe. Here, Energy Storage Journal spoke to RedT’s Scott…

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Harnessing the potential of energy storage Energy Storage Journal

Harnessing the potential of energy storage

Dr. Alex Mardapittas, Managing Director of Powerstar and inventor of the Virtue energy storage system, discusses how using battery storage technology can help users realise significant savings on energy bills.…

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ANALYSIS: GRID COMMUNICATION CONTROL Energy Storage Journal

ANALYSIS: GRID COMMUNICATION CONTROL

Using the grid as a communication network has long been a goal of internet developers — there is a wired connection into every home in the country — but now…

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The case for recycling high voltage advanced batteries Energy Storage Journal

The case for recycling high voltage advanced batteries

The issue of recycling lithium ion and nickel metal batteries has been neglected too long, says NAATBatt International’s Jim Greenberger.   The recycling of high voltage advanced batteries used in…

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