Grid Scale

September 29, 2014

One of the U.S.‘s largest investor-owned energy utilities, Consolidated Edison (Con Edison), is planning to spend US$200 million on demand reduction technologies. Con Edison has filed a proposal with the New York Public Utilities Commission for a Brooklyn/Queens Demand Management Program (BQDM) that it hopes can defer the US$1 billion cost of building a new substation and expanding two existing ones.

September 22, 2014

Energy storage might not be cost effective in Germany as a method of helping the transition to a higher grid penetration of renewable energy, until that penetration level reaches as high as 90%, according to a leading think tank.

September 18, 2014

A large scale ‘battery park’ has gone online in West Meklenberg, Germany, designed to stabilise grid frequency in an area where a large amount of power generation comes from wind and other renewable energy.

September 12, 2014

The Australian Energy Storage Council, a new industry representative body has been launched for energy storage in Australia, backed and co-founded by the Australian Solar Council.

September 10, 2014

Australian solar and energy storage company ZEN Energy has received a AUS$200,000 (US$184,000) grant from local government toward the development and commercialisation of its energy storage technologies.

September 5, 2014

The Swiss and Chinese power engineering firms ABB and BYD have revealed a collaboration to develop new storage technologies.

September 3, 2014

An unnamed utility in California is preparing to test a grid storage system and look at the potential value streams it could provide, according to NEC Energy Solutions, which is providing the system.

September 1, 2014

A research project aimed at validating technologies for the “industrial scale” storage and dispatch of solar generated electricity in Switzerland has received CHF2 million (US$2.17 million) in funding from a local government agency.

August 27, 2014

Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin has acquired energy storage company Sun Catalyx, which was founded by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor and has recently been developing flow batteries for grid storage.

August 21, 2014

TÜV SÜD has developed a certificate for renewable energy storage systems (RESS), which the testing house claims will “provide reliable information on the safety, performance and service life of stationary energy storage systems”.

Email Newsletter

Most Popular

Upcoming Events

February 14
 - February 16
, 2023
Long Beach, United States
February 22
 - February 23
, 2023
Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge
March 2
 - March 2
, 2023
WEBINAR
March 7
 - March 9
, 2023
Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE
March 9
 - March 9
, 2023
8:00 PST | 11:00 EST | 17:00 CET
March 21
 - March 22
, 2023
Lisbon, Portugal