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SPONSORED: The ‘new animals’ of the grid: why energy optimization is your best investment

22 Sep 2019, 18:43 • By Andy Colthorpe
SPONSORED: The ‘new animals’ of the grid: why energy optimization is your best investment

A new white paper from Wärtsilä Energy shows that being able to integrate and then optimise all of these different assets is the key to ensuring that your project - and your investment - is going to provide the maximum benefit, longest possible lifetime in the field - and the best business case. Risto Paldanius, Director of Business Development, Energy Storage and Integration at Wärtsilä told us a bit more about what optimization really means in today’s energy market.

100MWh ASEAN ‘pathfinder’ project for Wärtsilä

100MWh ASEAN ‘pathfinder’ project for Wärtsilä

30 Jul 2019, 11:53

Wärtsilä remains tight-lipped on the exact location of a hybrid power plant including 100MW / 100MWh energy storage in Southeast Asia which will “leverage abundant wind and solar resources”.

Salmon fishing in Alaska gets a battery-powered renewable boost

Salmon fishing in Alaska gets a battery-powered renewable boost

11 Jun 2019, 14:32

Cordova, Alaska, is isolated from the grid, but fortunate to be blessed with hydropower resources - and now a 1MWh battery storage system will help this coastal Arctic community increase its self-reliance in a “harsh and unforgiving climate”.

Space the latest frontier for flow batteries

Space the latest frontier for flow batteries

23 May 2019, 16:45

Following announcements from various manufacturers of deployments and partnerships in new territories, the latest wave of flow battery news includes an agreement that could put batteries in space for mission critical applications at the likes of NASA and the International Space Station.

More microgrids reach Australia

More microgrids reach Australia

22 Feb 2019, 16:25

Perth-based Hybrid Systems and BayWa r.e. have reaped the lion’s share of the first round of a programme to roll out 'standalone power systems' (SPS) across Western Australia.

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Guest blog

Energy storage in India: A ‘year of action’ lies ahead of us

15 Jan 2019, 15:56 • By Dr Rahul Walawalkar
Energy storage in India: A ‘year of action’ lies ahead of us

We asked Dr Rahul Walawalkar, executive director of the India Energy Storage Alliance, three simple questions to illuminate what was achieved in 2018 and what held the market back, if anything. We also look ahead to this year and what we might expect to see going forward.