Articles tagged with: Decarbonisation

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Regulating the battery industry presents a tricky balancing act for the European Union

28 Jul 2021, 12:05 • By Andy Colthorpe
Regulating the battery industry presents a tricky balancing act for the European Union

The European Union has raised the bar for standards in the battery supply chain with a set of regulations it intends to introduce, but a group of academics and industry experts has pointed out some drawbacks with its approach. One of those experts talks to Energy-Storage.news about the implications for stationary energy storage systems.

UK government gathering information on long-duration energy storage

UK government gathering information on long-duration energy storage

22 Jul 2021, 12:18

A process of gathering information, evidence and analysis on long-duration energy storage technologies and the role they could play in the UK's energy system has begun, launched by the government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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Hybrid renewables: Why ‘better for the planet’ doesn’t have to mean ‘bad for business’

28 Jun 2021, 04:46 • By Peter Lo
Hybrid renewables: Why ‘better for the planet’ doesn’t have to mean ‘bad for business’

Hybrid renewables are playing a strategic role in accelerating the decarbonisation of power generation and supporting the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as supporting the UK’s net zero by 2050 ambition and its interim emissions reduction of 78% by 2035. Consultant Peter Lo of ITPEnergised discusses the UK’s emergence into the hybrid energy sector and how it is better for our planet, better in the economics and better for offtake.

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Vanadium flow batteries for a zero-emissions energy system

28 Jun 2021, 03:51 • By Ed Porter
Vanadium flow batteries for a zero-emissions energy system

Growth in renewables and corresponding market pricing is the key driver for the commercialisation and global adoption for vanadium flow batteries (VFBs) and an important reason why we will see further growth for this technology over the years to come, says Ed Porter of Invinity Energy Systems.

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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.