Tagged with energy storage

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

Tesla’s “Gigafactory” will produce 35 GWh/year of lithium-ion battery cells annually

Tesla’s “Gigafactory” will produce 35 GWh/year of lithium-ion battery cells annually

The energy storage business has shown significant progress in recent years. Lorraine Chow writes on the Ecowatch website about a project of Tesla and Panasonic to “accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation and storage.”   Tesla Flips Switch on Gigafactory to Accelerate World’s … Continue reading

Important demonstration of grid-scale storage battery

Important demonstration of grid-scale storage battery

The Renewable Energy Focus website provides details on a recent two-year storage trial that hopefully can prove to be an important element of the energy transition. Storage is becoming increasingly important. It is also encouraging that in the European Commission’s winter package that storage was given a higher priority. This was welcome by the European … Continue reading

Linking storage systems with solar energy

Linking storage systems with solar energy

We are reading about the importance of improved energy storage in our energy transition. Diane Cardwell writes a good article on the New York Times website about Tesla and SolarCity and increasing more green energy options for customers.   Power Couple: Tie-Up Shows How Batteries and Solar May Link The solar panels — 15,000 of … Continue reading