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Microgrids and the Future of Decentralized Power

UL works with industry leaders to develop a new standard for microgrids, blending in-lab product testing with on-site field evaluations.

DOE energy innovation hub backs two key future battery technologies

Nick Flaherty for EE Times:  After four years of evaluation, the Joint Center for Energy Sto

Small Power, Big Grid, Part 4: DERs AND WHOLESALE MARKETS

The Emerging Relationship between Distributed Energy Resources and the Transmission System.

Offshore wind energy system combines sea water and wind to create electricity

Megan Treacy for TreeHugger:  We've seen our share of interesting wind power desi

Could depleted oil wells be the next step in energy storage?

Power-Technology.com - Quidnet Energy is hoping to revolutionise energy storage with it

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Glow-in-the-dark dye could fuel liquid-based batteries

Charlotte Hsu for University of Buffalo:  BUFFALO, N.Y. — Could a glow-in-the-dark dye be the next advancement in energy storage technology?  Scientists at the University at Buffalo think so.

They have identified a fluorescent dye called BODIPY as an ideal material for stockpiling energy in rechargeable, liquid-based batteries that could one day power cars and homes.  BODIPY — short for boron-dipyrromethene — shines brightly in the dark under a black light.

But the traits that facilitate energy storage are less visible. According to new research, the dye has unusual chemical properties that enable it to excel at two key tasks: storing electrons and participating in electron transfer. Batteries must perform these functions to save and deliver energy, and BODIPY is very good at them.  In experiments, a BODIPY-based test battery operated efficiently and with longevity, running well after researchers drained and recharged it 100 times.  Cont'd...

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UET to Deliver ReFlex Energy Storage System to Las Positas College Microgrid

The energy storage solution will enable college to realize the full benefits of its solar installation

NEXTracker™ Launches the Industry's 1st Solar Tracker Plus Storage Solution

NX Fusion Plus™ extends energy output and duration for solar power plants

Sunverge Delivers Advanced AC-Coupled Energy Storage System

Intelligent and Reliable Solar Integration System with Advanced VPP Software Available Immediately to Meet Installer and Utility Demand

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