California-headquartered provider of low-cost, long-duration storage systems Primus Power has launched the EnergyPod 2, the second generation of its long-duration, fade-free flow battery.
The latest step in Hawaii’s clean energy evolution will be the deployment of a 20MW, five-hour duration battery energy storage system paired with 28MW of solar in Kaua’i, to match peak demand with generation.
The California state legislature and governor Jerry Brown have signed into law four key new energy bills that are set to accelerate energy storage deployment in the Golden State.
While the effectiveness of flow batteries in islanded situations is quickly being recognised, on the grid, the cost of providing that storage is still seen as something of an inhibitor to uptake. Andy Colthorpe spoke with the RedT CEO, Scott McGregor, to get his views on how flow batteries can thrive – and why lithium-ion is not the enemy.