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Flood of announcements from flow battery makers

Flood of announcements from flow battery makers

22 Nov 2017, 15:40

Over the past couple of weeks, various flow battery makers have touted new sales and supply chain agreements as the fledgling sector fights for a share of the stationary energy storage market.

Guest blog
Where micro-grids, emerging markets and flow batteries intersect

Where micro-grids, emerging markets and flow batteries intersect

10 Mar 2016, 09:22
• By Aloke Gupta

Energy storage could have a ‘highly critical’ role to play in emerging economies, Aloke Gupta of Imergy Power Systems says. Gupta, who was previously with California’s Public Utilities’ Commission, the state’s regulator, talks about the uses and applications of micro-grids, from his vantage point of view as a flow battery and storage system maker.

Tesla interest could spark new Nevada gold rush for lithium

Tesla interest could spark new Nevada gold rush for lithium

7 Sep 2015, 16:30

A gold exploration and mining company has agreed to purchase a potential site for excavating lithium in Nevada, citing the “great deal of attention” brought onto the state by Tesla’s decision to locate its mammoth manufacturing facility there.

California college microgrid gets Geli and Imergy on board

California college microgrid gets Geli and Imergy on board

17 Feb 2015, 16:59

Energy storage and microgrid software specialist Geli Energy and storage system maker Imergy Power Systems will collaborate on a California Energy Commission-funded microgrid project which could save a college district US$75,000 a year in energy bills.

Imergy inks vanadium battery deal in Hawaii

14 Nov 2014, 15:47

Imergy Power Systems, the California-based energy storage specialist, has received an order for four of its ESP5 vanadium flow batteries from Hawaiian renewables firm, Energy Research Systems.

Interviews
NY BEST: The Big Apple’s storage landscape

NY BEST: The Big Apple’s storage landscape

13 Nov 2014, 01:10
• By Andy Colthorpe

The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY BEST), like much of the storage industry worldwide, appears primarily concerned with two things – technological development and looking at how policy, regulatory bodies and other factors can help shape viable markets. Andy Colthorpe spoke to John Cerveny, director of resource management of the association about what makes New York’s storage market tick.

Guest blog
Quinone looks to challenge flow battery incumbents but project cost remains an issue

Quinone looks to challenge flow battery incumbents but project cost remains an issue

31 Jul 2014, 09:53
• By Cosmin Laslau

A team at Harvard is pursuing a metal-free battery chemistry based on organic molecules called Quinones. The technology potentially offers an abundant and safe material to use for scaling up flow batteries, but according to the energy storage team at Lux Research in Boston, there are significant limitations based on project cost.

Guest blog
New York, New York: A ‘fundamental transformation’ through storage

New York, New York: A ‘fundamental transformation’ through storage

21 Jul 2014, 15:52
• By Bill Radvak

Earlier this year New York governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans for an “energy modernisation initiative that will fundamentally transform the way electricity is distributed and used in New York State”. This will include the creation of a leading energy storage marketplace, argues Bill Radvak, chief executive officer of American Vanadium, whose company recently installed a vanadium flow battery storage system for New York’s Metropolitan Transport Authority in Manhattan.