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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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Understanding interconnection of distributed energy resources (DERs)

23 Dec 2020, 12:03 • By Jason Allnutt
Understanding interconnection of distributed energy resources (DERs)

DERs interconnected with the grid position a utility to better manage peak demand, avoid transmission overloads and keep electricity flowing, but interconnection of battery, solar and other DERs is not without its challenges. Jason Allnutt from IEEE Standards Association discusses a standard that has become an "essential resource" for stakeholders.

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‘We think we’ve found the answer’: The ‘Supercell’ that could bring safe energy storage to New York

21 Dec 2020, 11:31 • By Andy Colthorpe
‘We think we’ve found the answer’: The ‘Supercell’ that could bring safe energy storage to New York

A couple of weeks ago the New York Power Authority (NYPA) began trialling an energy storage system using lithium batteries based around start-up Cadenza Innovation’s ’Supercell’ architecture which aims to eliminate the threat posed by thermal runaway. NYPA’s R&D lead Alan Ettlinger and Cadenza Innovation CEO Christina Lampe-Onnerud spoke with Energy-Storage.news as the trial got underway.