Articles tagged with: R&d

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Storage will be vital for hydrogen to help solve renewable energy’s big challenges

19 Apr 2021, 15:02 • By Georgina Ainscow
Storage will be vital for hydrogen to help solve renewable energy’s big challenges

Hydrogen increasingly looks likely to have a role to play in achieving decarbonisation targets worldwide, and investments and innovation are scaling up. But costs remain high and for clean hydrogen to be most effective at integrating high shares of renewable energy, storage is a vital piece of the puzzle, writes Georgina Ainscow, a Senior Patent Attorney at Reddie & Grose, a firm of European and United Kingdom patent, trade mark and design attorneys.

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America’s clean energy transformation is an investment, not a gamble

12 Apr 2021, 11:45 • By Phil Brennan
America’s clean energy transformation is an investment, not a gamble

For the US to thrive while achieving its decarbonisation goals, it needs a robust clean energy economy, creating well-paid jobs and a strong trajectory for technical innovation, argues Philip Brennan, CEO of Echogen, an Ohio-based provider of waste-heat recovery systems and electro-thermal energy storage solutions.

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‘We think we’ve found the answer’: The ‘Supercell’ that could bring safe energy storage to New York

21 Dec 2020, 11:31 • By Andy Colthorpe
‘We think we’ve found the answer’: The ‘Supercell’ that could bring safe energy storage to New York

A couple of weeks ago the New York Power Authority (NYPA) began trialling an energy storage system using lithium batteries based around start-up Cadenza Innovation’s ’Supercell’ architecture which aims to eliminate the threat posed by thermal runaway. NYPA’s R&D lead Alan Ettlinger and Cadenza Innovation CEO Christina Lampe-Onnerud spoke with Energy-Storage.news as the trial got underway.

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Three ways we could improve lithium-ion batteries

25 May 2020, 09:08 • By Marcos Ierides
Three ways we could improve lithium-ion batteries

While the performance of lithium batteries has increased tremendously, there's still room for improvement to lower cost, increase sustainability and maximise their impact on decarbonisation, says Marcos Ierides, consultant and materials expert at innovation consultancy Bax & Company.