Articles tagged with: Natural Gas

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VIDEO: UK’s net-zero ambitions and the role of energy storage

31 May 2021, 09:40 • By Solar Media Staff
VIDEO: UK’s net-zero ambitions and the role of energy storage

It is increasingly becoming recognised that energy storage is crucial in helping the UK to meet its targets for reducing emissions and ensuring reliability of the energy system. In this panel discussion from the Energy Storage Summit 2021 held earlier this year, experts and stakeholders discuss what sort of changes might need to happen to make that contribution possible.

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‘Software is key to decarbonisation’: Fluence’s digital strategies pay off in Australia

24 May 2021, 08:39 • By Andy Colthorpe
‘Software is key to decarbonisation’: Fluence’s digital strategies pay off in Australia

Smart software and artificial intelligence can forecast everything from how much electricity will be generated and when it will be generated, to the right strategies for putting that electricity into different market opportunities. Energy-Storage.news speaks with Matt Penfold, VP of business development for digital at Fluence, about how the company has added 1.5GW to its portfolio of renewables and storage under management in Australia's National Electricity Market (NEM).

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Stepping on the gas: Can solar-plus-storage turn the tide in the US?

10 Feb 2021, 16:10 • By Andy Colthorpe
Stepping on the gas: Can solar-plus-storage turn the tide in the US?

With coal on its way out and decarbonisation across many parts of the US now an integral part of state level policies, could the demise of natural gas be the next step? Gas is seen by many as an interim solution in the energy transition and provides flexibility to energy networks that have adopted a greater share of renewables, but the tide could be turning against this last great dinosaur of the fossil age.

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South Africa’s 2GW Risk Mitigation tender and what it means for energy storage, renewables and gas

8 Oct 2020, 10:46 • By Andy Colthorpe
South Africa’s 2GW Risk Mitigation tender and what it means for energy storage, renewables and gas

South Africa’s Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy is conducting a fairly unique procurement programme for 2GW of energy capacity, to come from a "range of energy source technologies". Clean Horizon head of market analysis, Corentin Baschet, spoke to Andy Colthorpe about what the “almost technology agnostic” tender aims to do and the type of companies and projects likely to be successful in it.

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Taking charge: Energy Storage Association CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman

28 Jan 2020, 09:10 • By Andy Colthorpe
Taking charge: Energy Storage Association CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman

Despite making huge strides forward, the energy storage industry’s work in helping stakeholders across the value chain understand the technologies and the roles they can play in a renewable energy future is far from done. Andy Colthorpe speaks with Energy Storage Association chief executive, Kelly Speakes-Backman, at the forefront of the industry’s push into unchartered regulatory, policy and public affairs matters.

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Long duration CAES and the affordable energy transition

15 Jan 2020, 09:32 • By Mark Howitt
Long duration CAES and the affordable energy transition

Storelectric CTO Mark Howitt puts forward the case for his company's 'innovative' adiabatic compressed air energy storage, which he claims is a long duration technology complementary to other existing and advanced tech such as batteries.