Energy Storage

Author: Edd Gent

While solar and wind power are rapidly becoming cost-competitive with fossil fuels in areas with lots of sun and wind, they still can’t provide the 24/7 power we’ve become used to. At present, that’s not big a problem because the grid still features plenty of fossil fuel plants that can provide constant baseload or ramp up to meet surges in demand.

But there’s broad agreement…

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Energy Storage

Cheaper Storage, Bigger Markets, Lots of EVs… Are you Ready?

Davion Hill, first published here.

We’ve talked a lot about falling energy storage costs, and you’ve heard me say cost reductions of 8-15% per year have been the historical norm, at least for the…

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Energy Storage

TOP 3 articles in Energy Efficiency fom the 2nd quarter of 2018

1 - What's next for industrial energy efficiency?

By Paul Noble

Why don't companies do more? This is the question to understand why organizations don't engage a holistic energy efficiency approach…

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Energy Storage

Batteries included: Gigafactories advance German energy transition

First published here.

Wind farms connected to batteries can help Germany go fossil-free (Photo by Frank SchwichtenbergCC BY 3.0)

Energy storage is going to be a huge industry in the transition to…

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Energy Storage

Why do you need energy storage monitoring?

From Davion Hill, first published here.

Joint Industry Program: IMPRESS

In July 2016, DNV GL proudly announced acquisition of Green Power Monitor, which monitors 2300 facilities in over 51…

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Energy Storage

Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage Systems

This paper explores renewables-linked behind-the-meter energy storage systems. It explores applications which can be performed with such systems, including the business model behind such applications and the duty cycle requirements of such applications. It also explores siting and technology choices, including battery types, inverter classifications and other purchasing and installation…

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