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Articles tagged with: Batteries

UK’s new de-rating factors a boost for long duration batteries and energy arbitrage

UK’s new de-rating factors a boost for long duration batteries and energy arbitrage

11 Dec 2017, 14:54

Changes to the de-rating factors for battery storage projects competing in the UK's Capacity Market (CM) will push the sector towards longer-duration batteries, while potentially sparking a shift towards energy arbitrage as a source of revenue for shorter duration applications. David Pratt heard from several industry sources following last week's announcement.

Tesla returns to profit in Q3

Tesla returns to profit in Q3

27 Oct 2016, 11:59

EV manufacturer and battery specialist Tesla Motors has reported strong results with a return to profit in Q3 this year and expectations of this positive performance to continue into Q4.

Guest blog
Optimising battery storage to extract maximum value

Optimising battery storage to extract maximum value

15 Jan 2016, 12:20
• By Matthew Hunt

Placing a battery onto the grid is an economic investment. Matthew Hunt from the UK’s Chargesync discusses strategies for extracting the maximum value from devices and systems through optimising performance.

Interviews
Inside the Gigafactory: Tesla’s big plan

Inside the Gigafactory: Tesla’s big plan

14 Oct 2014, 11:10
• By Andy Colthorpe

Tesla’s much talked about Gigafactory should be up and running in 2017. PV Tech Storage spoke to analyst Dean Frankel of Lux Research about some of the details and talking points of the EV maker’s ambitious plan to hit ‘500,000 battery packs by 2020’.