Tagged with energy storage

We will need a truly gargantuan amount of electrical energy storage and “proton” batteries could make a valuable contribution

We will need a truly gargantuan amount of electrical energy storage and “proton” batteries could make a valuable contribution

With increased frequency we are reading about developments in energy storage. John Andrews,, Professor, School of Engineering, at RMIT University in Australia writes about the development of a proton battery. What do you think about it?   How protons can power our future energy needs As the world embraces inherently variable renewable energy sources to … Continue reading

Rapid growth in energy storage in the US

Rapid growth in energy storage in the US

The rate of growth in energy storage is increasing and may double in 2018 alone. This is when prices for storage still remain quite high, limiting uses and deployment, according to many. Chris Mooney explains in an article in the Washington Post.   The U.S. just hit a major milestone for energy storage — which … Continue reading

Expected developments in energy storage technology could lead to electric vehicles recharge in minutes rather than hours

Expected developments in energy storage technology could lead to electric vehicles recharge in minutes rather than hours

We are regularly hearing about technology developments that are helping the energy transition. Adam Vaughan writes in The Guardian about a breakthrough in energy storage technology that could enable electric cars to be driven as far as petrol and diesel vehicles. Energy storage leap could slash electric car charging times Researchers have claimed a breakthrough … Continue reading

Role of batteries in the energy transition

Role of batteries in the energy transition

The opening sentence of this article by John Campion, writing on The Hill website, is quite revealing: “It is an exciting time to be involved in energy innovation.” And it is. You should enjoy this article on the energy transition and the exciting times we live in.   Battery technology will define the future of … Continue reading

The energy storage revolution is underway

The energy storage revolution is underway

It is encouraging to see the progress that is being made in energy storage. Don Pittis writes on the CBC website about recent developments in Canada.   The wait is over. The battery revolution is here On an industrial site in Toronto’s Port Lands, not far from Google’s planned new urban experiment, are two warehouse-sized … Continue reading

Novel solution for energy storage

Novel solution for energy storage

The University of Southern California reported on the eurekalert website about a miniature solution for storing renewable energy. If you know of other such solutions, please let us know.   A new miniature solution for storing renewable energy Scientists have long searched for the next generation of materials that can catalyze a revolution in renewable … Continue reading