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Energy storage system integrators: Six of the best

28 Feb 2017, 14:23 • By Andy Colthorpe
Energy storage system integrators: Six of the best

To mark the launch of the new-look Energy-Storage.News site, our team profile six of the leading global system integrators working in energy storage today.

The Global Energy Storage Opportunity - free report available now

The Global Energy Storage Opportunity - free report available now

22 Feb 2017, 15:37

From Energy-Storage.News’ publisher comes The Global Energy Storage Opportunity, a special online-only supplement magazine that looks at some of the exciting recent developments in all segments from microgrids and residential to grid-scale and commercial.

DBL: 2016 was ‘seminal year’ for energy storage

DBL: 2016 was ‘seminal year’ for energy storage

15 Feb 2017, 11:39

Last year was a “seminal year” for energy storage, where the technology moved from “dream to reality”, according to impact investor Nancy Pfund, one of the earliest backers to Tesla and SolarCity.

Guest blog
Batteries are holding back the microgrid energy revolution in Africa

Batteries are holding back the microgrid energy revolution in Africa

15 Feb 2017, 11:36
• By Sam Duby

The complexities of combining batteries and solar microgrids are explained by Sam Duby, who is co-founder and director of research and development at mini-grid technologies company SteamaCo Ltd and consults for TFE Consulting. TFE Consulting is a strategy consulting firm focusing on accelerating the energy transition in emerging markets and is active in Africa, India, Southeast Asia and Latin America.

Energy storage could ‘drive development’ in emerging economies

Energy storage could ‘drive development’ in emerging economies

7 Feb 2017, 17:00

Energy storage deployments in emerging markets could grow 40% annually over the next five years, from 2GW today to 80GW, but barriers include the lack of access to low-cost capital, a new report from the International Finance Corporation has found.

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Microgrids on the cusp

Microgrids on the cusp

7 Feb 2017, 15:53
• By Thomas Hillig

The remote microgrid market is maturing regarding technology and financing. Now improved sales and marketing methods are needed to commercialise the huge potential on offer in this burgeoning market segment, writes Thomas Hillig.

Guest blog
Why lithium-ion is NOT the new silicon

Why lithium-ion is NOT the new silicon

18 Jan 2017, 15:28
• By Ron Van Dell

To date, the vast majority of the entries into the energy storage market have depended on lithium-based battery chemistry, but, the idea that lithium-ion is the technological and economic front-runner in the stationary storage space is a myth that is in dire need of de-bunking, claims Ron Van Dell.