Category: Energy Storage News
War of Currents Unsettled as DC Microgrid, EV, DER, and Efficient Loads Favor DC

War of Currents Unsettled as DC Microgrid, EV, DER, and Efficient Loads Favor DC

New DC Microgrid Opportunities Are Opening Up, Causing Many To Rethink The Entire Electric Grid. Universities, companies, and governments have been lining up for years to ...

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Forecasting Optimizes Solar-diesel Hybrid Microgrids

Forecasting Optimizes Solar-diesel Hybrid Microgrids

An improved forecasting of weather changes can reduce the Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) for solar-diesel hybrid microgrids by optimizing the investment costs for storage ...

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KEPCO Installs World’s Largest Frequency Regulation BESS

KEPCO Installs World’s Largest Frequency Regulation BESS

Advantageous performance characteristics, declining costs and power market regulatory reform are fueling deployment of utility-scale battery-based energy storage systems (BESS), ...

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Energy Storage Advances to Fuel Microgrids, Virtual Power Plants

Energy Storage Advances to Fuel Microgrids, Virtual Power Plants

Energy storage will increasingly be a viable option to conventional utility grid and substation upgrades as load profiles and population change, fueling growth in virtual power ...

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Panasonic Unveils Green Tower Distributed Energy-as-a-Service Solution

Panasonic Unveils Green Tower Distributed Energy-as-a-Service Solution

Panasonic's Green Tower is the latest entry into what's becoming a crowded, highly competitive cleantech market segment – Cloud-based ICT platforms that make it seem deceptively ...

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Port au Prince’s First Solar-Storage Project Will Provide Light and WiFi Around The Clock

Port au Prince’s First Solar-Storage Project Will Provide Light and WiFi Around The Clock

The Champs de Mars public square and recreational park in the Haitian capital Port au Prince will be alight at night and powered by a solar PV-energy storage system. The first PV ...

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Johnson Controls-Tyco Merger to Create One of World’s Largest Battery Storage Companies

Johnson Controls-Tyco Merger to Create One of World’s Largest Battery Storage Companies

The Johnson Controls -Tyco merger will create one of the world's largest battery storage companies and boost JCI's presence in the nascent but rapidly evolving microgrid and ...

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Battery Storage Network to Power, Reduce Costs of SEPTA Rail Services

Battery Storage Network to Power, Reduce Costs of SEPTA Rail Services

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is installing an 8.75-MW lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery storage network to reduce operating costs, reduce energy ...

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Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Energy's SHINES pilot projects are to pave the way toward a levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of $0.14/kWh for solar PV systems that employ advanced Li-ion battery-based ...

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New DOE-SEIA SHINES Program to Make Solar Plus Storage Affordable

New DOE-SEIA SHINES Program to Make Solar Plus Storage Affordable

The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched a joint initiative aimed at boosting ...

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