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South Korea incentivizes energy storage deployment with solar PV plants, LG Chem set to benefit Energy Storage Journal

South Korea incentivizes energy storage deployment with solar PV plants, LG Chem set to benefit

The South Korean goverment is offering concessional terms on RECs if energy storage facilities are co-located with existing solar plants   The South Korean government plans to encourage PV plant…

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DYNAMIC CHARGE ACCEPTANCE Energy Storage Journal

DYNAMIC CHARGE ACCEPTANCE

  With some tipping micro-hybrid vehicles to surge in growth in the coming years, the type of battery underpinning the technology may well come down to dynamic charge acceptance. ArcActive,…

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FLOW BATTERIES: VANADIUM SUPPLY 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

FLOW BATTERIES: VANADIUM SUPPLY

A new vanadium energy storage committee has been set up to address issues such as supply and how costs of the technology can be reduced. Vanadium industry gathers to focus…

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LITHIUM SEPARATORS: Taking thermal stability to the next level for lithium battery separators Energy Storage Journal

LITHIUM SEPARATORS: Taking thermal stability to the next level for lithium battery separators

Not all separators are created equal, certainly not when it comes to those best equipped to preserve lithium ion battery safety. Growing demand for large format cells that pack in…

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Cover Story: Germany – The Need For Policy Reforms Energy Storage Journal

Cover Story: Germany – The Need For Policy Reforms

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…

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

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

  Bryan Urban, Leclanché’ 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…

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Riders in the swarm: the new generators of household integration Energy Storage Journal

Riders in the swarm: the new generators of household integration

Willett Kempton, University of Delaware Solar-connected batteries enable self-consumption for individual households. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. What happens when these individual users are connected by software,…

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Pioneers of Energy Storage Energy Storage Journal

Pioneers of Energy Storage

John Goodenough Where would we be without lithium ion batteries? From the mobile phone to the laptop to energy storage and management at the grid level, these batteries are creating…

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ESS to boost global lead acid demand up to 2019 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

ESS to boost global lead acid demand up to 2019

The global lead-acid battery market for energy storage systems is forecast to grow at 5% a year between 2014 and 2019, according to a report by Technavio Research to be…

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The cost of EU grid integration Energy Storage Journal

The cost of EU grid integration

Growing amounts of renewables — wind and solar — have exacerbated the need for investment in expanding the grid network all over Europe. In some countries the situation is more…

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