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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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Batteries and hydrogen in Germany: Comparing crucial components for a modern energy system

30 Nov 2020, 06:08 • By Matthias Simolka, Madjid Kübler, Jens Völler
Batteries and hydrogen in Germany: Comparing crucial components for a modern energy system

What are the roles of battery storage and hydrogen in the clean energy system of the future? Matthias Simolka, a consultant at Germany-based TEAM CONSULT takes a look at the roles each plays today and where we might see the dynamics go from here, with regard to everything from large-scale renewables integration to electric transport.

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For lithium to still lead the way…

18 Nov 2020, 09:53 • By Andy Colthorpe
For lithium to still lead the way…

Although lithium-ion is currently the market leading battery technology in energy storage, this status cannot be guaranteed in perpetuity. Three leading figures from the lithium-ion battery industry give Andy Colthorpe their views on how the technology can continue to prosper.