Samsung SDI (KRX:006400) unveiled two residential energy storage systems (ESS), 5.5kWh and 8.0kWh, at Intersolar Europe 2015 in Munich, Germany.
To keep up with these trends, LG CNS, a leader in the Korean IT service market, has emerged as a new force in energy storage system integration around the globe.
Battery cell control system extends lifespan of storage devices and reduces costs
Energy storage roadmap released at ninth IRENA Council meeting
Saft expands its Li-ion solar energy storage portfolio with new Intensium Home 10M system designed for prosumers*
Intensium Home 10M is a high performance 10 kWh/ 10 kW battery designed specifically for high-end residential and small commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. ---- New partnership with KACO new energy GmbH teams Intensium Home 10M with the perfect inverter to enable prosumers to maximize their self-consumption. ---- Saft Li-ion energy storage systems are ideally suited for "behind the meter" and swarm** applications.
Stephen Edelstein for Motor Authority: Tesla Motors may be the first automaker to try selling standalone battery packs for powering homes and businesses, but it may not be the only one for long. Mercedes-Benz could soon enter the energy storage business as well. A division of parent company Daimler has been testing battery packs that can power houses or store excess electricity from the grid, and plans to launch commercially in September, according to Australia's Motoring.
Called ACCUmotive, this division was created in 2009 to develop lithium-ion batteries. Like Tesla before its recent announcement, the Daimler arm has been testing energy storage systems under the radar for some time. It recently built an energy storage array operated by German electricity joint venture Coulomb. The array consists of 96 lithium-ion modules that together boast a combined 500 kilowatt hours of storage capacity, which is used to stabilize the Saxony Kamenz power grid. There are plans to expand it to 3,000 kWh of capacity.
ACCUmotive has reportedly delivered more than 60,000 lithium-ion cells to customers—which may include Mercedes itself—and employs more than 250 people.
All-Important HECO Approval Critical for Supporting Hawaii's Commitment to Renewable Energy
Companies agree to develop 1-MW demonstration project to facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources
Allowing customers to employ multiple battery banks with a single inverter.
The new Tesla Powerwall could become the answer to lower energy costs for thousands of new home owners in the desert area surrounding Palm Springs, CA., where new home builder, GHA Companies, is always looking for ways to make their new homes more energy efficient and lower electricity costs for home owners.
SOLAREDGE ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH TESLA MOTORS TO OFFER DISTRIBUTED PV STORAGE SOLUTIONS TO THE GLOBAL MARKET
"Tesla's collaboration with SolarEdge unites leading organizations in two rapidly-growing Industries-solar energy and energy storage."
LichtBlick Integrates Tesla Battery Storage Into Energy Markets
Initial collaboration will include select EnerNOC customers in California.
JuiceBox Energy, Inc. announces availability of a new 8.6kWh lithium-ion energy storage system for solar energy storage and smart home connectivity. With this product release, JuiceBox enters the rapidly growing residential energy storage market with a safe and reliable, web-connected product that can be installed on new and existing solar energy installations.
While the recent news about carbon has been touted as something that can drastically improve the overall performance of the flooded lead acid battery, the facts should be completely understood before buying these types of batteries with any carbon additives, especially if they are sold as a value added feature.
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The SolarEdge PV inverter combines sophisticated digital control technology with efficient power conversion architecture to achieve superior solar power harvesting and best-in-class reliability. The fixed-voltage technology ensures the solar inverter is always working at its optimal input voltage over a wider range of string lengths and regardless of environmental conditions. A proprietary data monitoring receiver has been integrated into the inverter and aggregates the power optimizer performance data from each PV module. This data can be transmitted to the web and accessed via the SolarEdge Monitoring Portal for performance analysis, fault detection and troubleshooting of PV systems.