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RMI: Virtuous circle making batteries competitive ‘sooner than anticipated’

RMI: Virtuous circle making batteries competitive ‘sooner than anticipated’

30 Oct 2019, 13:18

By the middle of the 2020s, using hybrid ‘portfolios’ of batteries and renewable energy sources will economically outperform existing gas power plants, while the combination of technologies is already cost-competitive with building new gas plants, a new report from the US-based Rocky Mountain Institute has said.

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Education, education, education: Adapting to the energy storage age

12 Apr 2018, 11:54 • By Bo Normark
Education, education, education: Adapting to the energy storage age

In short, energy storage technology is set to revolutionise our society, EVs and beyond, with power companies among the most affected – whether they like it or not. The sector needs to wake up to this and decide what it is going to do about it. Education could provide the wake-up call that power professionals need, says Bo Normark of InnoEnergy.

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Towards a solar baseload

Towards a solar baseload

19 Nov 2015, 16:26
• By James P. McDougall

James P McDougall, CEO of Younicos blogs on the possibilities of establishing a solar-oriented baseload - and why his company is convinced of the scaling potential of utility-scale batteries.

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Times of change in the Indian battery energy storage market

Times of change in the Indian battery energy storage market

15 Jan 2015, 17:23
• By Harsh Thacker

Will the Indian battery market scenario witness a major change? As the power supply in the country continues to be unreliable, the role of batteries has to change from being an emergency back-up solution to a long time power/energy storage solution.