Tagged with energy storage

Recent energy storage developments

Recent energy storage developments

In a recent article on the engineering website, Tom Lombardo explains about recent developments in battery technology.   New Battery Technology for Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles Energy storage is a continually evolving industry, with new devices being engineered and mature technologies undergoing refinement. Here are a few battery innovations that could give a boost … Continue reading

Importance of energy storage in emerging economies

Importance of energy storage in emerging economies

EiD reports regularly on developments in energy storage. Alzbeta Klein, together with Bernard E. Sheahan, write a blog on the World Bank website about how energy storage is increasingly seen as a crucial tool for enabling the effective integration of renewable energy and unlocking the benefits of the local generation of clean resilient energy supply. … Continue reading

More breakthroughs in energy storage

More breakthroughs in energy storage

Leah Burrows writes on Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences website about recent developments in flow batteries that store energy in non-toxic, non-corrosive aqueous solutions.   Long-lasting flow battery could run for more than a decade with minimum upkeep Flow batteries are a promising storage solution for renewable, intermittent energy like … Continue reading

Storing electricity is coming into the mainstream

Storing electricity is coming into the mainstream

Many in Europe will have noticed how the European Commission’s recent “winter package” for sustainable energy has given increasing attention to energy storage. Now Diane Cardwell and Clifford Krauss write in the New York Times about recent developments in the US.   A Big Test for Big Batteries This idea has far-reaching potential. But the … Continue reading