Articles tagged with: Covid-19

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Guest blog

Five things energy storage learned during the pandemic

6 Apr 2021, 09:35 • By Aaroh Kharaya
Five things energy storage learned during the pandemic

While 2020 may have been and gone, the strange times we're collectively experiencing certainly have not. Looking back at least gives us an opportunity to reflect on the lessons learned during the past year or so and Aaroh Kharaya, product manager at solar PV and battery storage quality assurance, supply chain management and engineering services firm takes us through his top takeaways from a time that we may otherwise seek to forget.

‘Growing interest from battery sector is driving vanadium demand growth’

‘Growing interest from battery sector is driving vanadium demand growth’

21 Jan 2021, 12:35

Vertically-integrated vanadium mining, production and supply company Largo Resources wants to launch its own vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) onto the market within a year-and-a-half, predicting that the technology will play a “critical role” in addressing significant demand for energy storage.

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Editor's blog

Energy-Storage.news’ most-read news stories of the year 2020

30 Dec 2020, 08:30 • By Andy Colthorpe
Energy-Storage.news’ most-read news stories of the year 2020

Let’s take a look at the news stories that had the most page views on the site since the beginning of 2020. The list covers everything from always-in-focus topics of cost reduction and competitiveness, to fire safety, innovation and commercialisation of new technologies and, of course in this year, COVID-19.

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Editor's blog

What the US energy storage industry could look like under Biden-Harris

30 Nov 2020, 13:00 • By Andy Colthorpe
What the US energy storage industry could look like under Biden-Harris

In an exclusive first interview for international press since the elections, Energy-Storage.news speaks with CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman about the Energy Storage Association’s hopes, ambitions and policy asks as 2021 begins to come into view.

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Analysis

What is Dynamic Containment and what does it mean for battery energy storage in the UK?

14 Sep 2020, 13:38 • By Alex Done
What is Dynamic Containment and what does it mean for battery energy storage in the UK?

The dynamics of balancing electricity supply and demand on the grid have been deeply affected by the coronavirus pandemic, but it's certainly not the only reason why the UK's electricity system operator is introducing a new service called Dynamic Containment. What is it and why is the UK already replacing its firm frequency response (FFR) and other ancillary services?