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Industrial-scale flow machines: Unlocking the full potential of renewable energy

Industrial-scale flow machines: Unlocking the full potential of renewable energy

19 Apr 2017, 11:18
• By Scott McGregor

Clearly, renewable energy is now a viable alternative to traditional generation from a cost perspective. However solar and wind's penetration of the grid is constrained by ageing infrastructure, high grid connection costs and their intermittent, weather-dependent nature. Scott McGregor looks at how long-duration energy storage on an industrial scale can help.

GTM: US energy storage installations grew 100% in 2016

GTM: US energy storage installations grew 100% in 2016

7 Mar 2017, 16:56

Led by a record-breaking final quarter, energy storage reached 336MWh in 2016, growing 100% in megawatt-hours from 2015’s installed capacity, despite staying roughly flat in megawatts with 221MW deployed last year.

Eos nets US$23 million to ramp up grid-scale battery deployment

Eos nets US$23 million to ramp up grid-scale battery deployment

20 Oct 2016, 12:21

Grid-scale energy storage developer Eos Energy Storage has raised proceeds of US$23 million through the initial closing of a private placement transaction and expects to use the money to increase deployment of its battery storage product.

GP Tech: Solar-plus-storage case is being proven in Puerto Rico

GP Tech: Solar-plus-storage case is being proven in Puerto Rico

12 Apr 2016, 12:11

Unsubsidised, commercial solar-plus-storage projects of the type being executed in Puerto Rico could demonstrate how to overcome many of the challenges imminent for the world’s PV markets, according to one company with experience in the field.

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US utility Southern California Edison’s 235MW of battery energy storage awards in focus

US utility Southern California Edison’s 235MW of battery energy storage awards in focus

4 Dec 2014, 16:18
• By Dean Frankel

Dean Frankel of Lux Research blogs about utility Southern California Edison’s recent 235MW award of battery-based energy storage projects, a decision which surpassed their 50MW requirement by some distance and was described as “monumental” by one trade advocacy group when it emerged. Frankel examines the procurement in detail and looks at some of the questions that remain as-yet unanswered by the announcement.