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South Australia Has 185 Potential Sites for Pumped Storage Hydro
23 Jun 2017 at 2:05pm
There are 185 sites in South Australia that are potentially suitable for off-river pumped hydro storage, according to the results of research at The Australian National University.
NYSERDA to Fund Emerging Energy Storage Technology
23 Jun 2017 at 12:20pm
NYSERDA announced that up to $6.3 million is available for energy storage technologies that have not yet been commercialized but could support renewable power sources in New York State
Australian Firm Issues Tender for 640 MWh of Energy Storage Services
21 Jun 2017 at 5:07am
Brisbane, Australia-based Lyon Group yesterday said it is seeking interest for contracts to cover up to 640 MWh of storage capacity across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.
Toronto Hydro, Ryerson Launch Pilot Project to Store Energy in Pole-mounted C...
21 Jun 2017 at 4:33am
Toronto Hydro is testing pole-mounted energy storage devices that can supplement electricity during peak hours in homes. In a pilot project, a compact white box, a little bigger than a suitcase, has been mounted about six metres up a hydro pole in the Keele St.
Flow Battery Provider Recognized with Green Chemistry Challenge Award
20 Jun 2017 at 9:35am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently recognized Mukilteo, Wash.-based flow battery provider UniEnergy Technologies with a Green Chemistry Challenge Award.
Australia Considers Draft Standard for Onsite Energy Storage
15 Jun 2017 at 10:47am
The nonprofit Standards Australia this week released for consultation a draft voluntary standard for onsite battery systems. The standard, which was prepared jointly by Australian and New Zealand stakeholders, includes provisions for
Renewables to Grab $7 Trillion of Global Power Investment, Says BNEF
15 Jun 2017 at 9:18am
Renewables will account for almost three quarters of global investment in power generation between now and 2040, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Recently Passed Legislation to Open Up PACE Financing in Illinois
14 Jun 2017 at 8:22am
Illinois could get a PACE program for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy in commercial, industrial and multi-family buildings if the governor signs a bill passed overwhelmingly by the state legislature last month.
UK Energy Companies to Advance Storage for Wind Power Integration
13 Jun 2017 at 10:56am
A collaborative initiative from London-based Carbon Trust will bring together a group of energy companies to investigate use cases for energy storage that will help cut costs associated with integrating wind energy into the UK power grid.
Associations Urge Congress to Oppose $1.7BN DOE Budget Cut
13 Jun 2017 at 7:34am
A letter signed today by five renewable energy associations urges Congress to oppose the $1.7 billion cut to the U.S. Department of Energy?s (DOE) FY18 budget proposed by the Trump Administration.
Hybrid Energy Storage System Power Capacity to Exceed 2 GW in 2026
12 Jun 2017 at 12:30pm
Global installed hybrid energy storage system power capacity is expected to grow from 78.6 MW in 2017 to 2.1 GW in 2026, according to a new white paper from Navigant Research.
Prototype Floating Platform for Renewable Energy Storage to be Deployed in Ma...
12 Jun 2017 at 8:24am
The University of Malta is presently working on project FLASC: Floating Liquid-piston Accumulator using Seawater under Compression.
Cooking Microgrids: The Case for Application-specific Power Networks
9 Jun 2017 at 8:27am
Thanks to the virtuous confluence of technical and business forces, and driven by entrepreneurial startups, application-specific microgrids are coming. In common understanding, a microgrid is a smaller version of the existing macro-grid, and it delivers the same electricity as the latter does.
Nevada Governor Signs Bill Providing Legal Recognition of Blockchain
9 Jun 2017 at 5:48am
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval this week signed a billed that provides legal recognition of blockchain in satisfying the requirements for written records, specifically contracts.
Active Network Management Enables Addition of 8.5 MW of Renewables to Shetlan...
9 Jun 2017 at 5:13am
A five-year trial on Scotland?s Shetland Islands has shown that a system of demand-side management, large-scale energy storage and monitoring and control systems ? together called active network management (ANM) ? has allowed the addition of about 8.5 MW of renewables to the islands? grid.