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Innovation in fuel cells

Innovation in fuel cells

Sandipan Talukdar writes on the News Click website in India about a new type of fuel cell that is more efficient and can play an important role in energy storage.   Renewable Energy Storage Problem Could be Solved by New Type of Fuel Cell There is a crucial need for making renewable energy a reality … Continue reading

Combining renewable energy and low-cost thermal storage to deliver heat for high-temperature industrial processes

Combining renewable energy and low-cost thermal storage to deliver heat for high-temperature industrial processes

It is encouraging to see a news item on the phys.org website about a new technique by researchers at the University of South Australia to reduce industrial emissions through deploying renewable energy technologies and low-cost thermal storage.   Renewable energy solution for industrial heat applications Researchers at the University of South Australia have developed a … Continue reading

Energy storage is turning into big business

Energy storage is turning into big business

We are reading more and more about how energy storage is making great strides forward. Fereidoon Sioshansi writes on the CleanTechnica website about how energy storage is becoming the next game changer.   Energy Storage: Next Game Changer Everybody agrees that storage is turning into big business, and soon, but exactly how big and how … Continue reading

Under water energy storage possibility

Under water energy storage possibility

Josh Gabbatiss writes on The Independent website about using rocks at the bottom of the North Sea to store energy. ‘This method could make it possible to store renewable energy produced in the summer for those chilly winter nights’.   North Sea rocks could act as large-scale underwater renewable energy stores, study finds Rocks at … Continue reading

New development in energy storage

New development in energy storage

Rima Sabina Aouf writes on the dezeen website about a new development using concrete bricks to store energy. Energy-storing concrete bricks could be key to proliferation of renewables Renewable energy could reliably power the grid at peak times using an eco-friendly and cost-effective storage solution designed by Swiss start-up Energy Vault. The technology, which works … Continue reading

Important advances in energy storage

Important advances in energy storage

Ivan Penn writes in the New York Times about the use of zinc batteries for energy storage. Making the batteries rechargeable and lowering their cost are seen as important advances in enabling the electric grid to depend on power from renewable sources.   How Zinc Batteries Could Change Energy Storage Over the past six years, … Continue reading