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The Global Energy Storage Opportunity - free report available now

The Global Energy Storage Opportunity - free report available now

22 Feb 2017, 15:37

From Energy-Storage.News’ publisher comes The Global Energy Storage Opportunity, a special online-only supplement magazine that looks at some of the exciting recent developments in all segments from microgrids and residential to grid-scale and commercial.

DBL: 2016 was ‘seminal year’ for energy storage

DBL: 2016 was ‘seminal year’ for energy storage

15 Feb 2017, 11:39

Last year was a “seminal year” for energy storage, where the technology moved from “dream to reality”, according to impact investor Nancy Pfund, one of the earliest backers to Tesla and SolarCity.

Energy storage could ‘drive development’ in emerging economies

Energy storage could ‘drive development’ in emerging economies

7 Feb 2017, 17:00

Energy storage deployments in emerging markets could grow 40% annually over the next five years, from 2GW today to 80GW, but barriers include the lack of access to low-cost capital, a new report from the International Finance Corporation has found.

IRENA: Batteries for energy storage could reach 250GW by 2030

IRENA: Batteries for energy storage could reach 250GW by 2030

17 Jan 2017, 17:43

The cost of lithium-ion batteries for energy storage declined 65% in five years between 2010 and 2015, while battery storage’s use for electricity could hit 250GW by 2030, from just 1GW today, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).