Covid-19 & Looking Ahead to 2021 and Beyond, Insights From Electriq Power

One of the most recent developments in the industry is the shift to LFP chemistry, a non-toxic, non-hazardous solution that allows for longer battery cycle life, increased reliability, and enhanced safety. We knew we had to create our own LFP option.

Staying "On" in an "Off" Year

2021 was a tough year, but we've all been through challenges before, and we can collectively overcome them again. Editorial from Glenn Jakins, serial entrepreneur and CEO at Humless, a Utah energy storage company.

Managing Deep-Cycle Batteries Used For Energy Storage

Many homes that use deep-cycle batteries as part of their renewable energy or off-grid power system's energy storage, are often strained to maximum capacity levels. The result is sets of batteries that don't seem to last as long as they used to.

SMA Feeds Power to the Grid so New Jersey Food Bank Can Feed Families in Need

Collectively, the solar installation donated to the pantry will relieve an annual electrical bill exceeding $10,500. Going forward, the new 33 KW system will mean those funds can instead be allocated to purchasing food for pantry clients-enough food to prepare 6,360 meals.

How Optimized Energy Management Delivers Reliability, Efficiency and Sustainability at the Fekola Gold Mine

The addition of a 35MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) plant and 17MW/15MWh of energy storage to the existing 64MW thermal engine plant was decided. This new energy mix is anticipated to save over 13 million litres of fuel

Intersolar North America and Energy Storage North America Announce Launch of Solar + Storage Webinar Series

Today's Progress, Tomorrow's Promise, a free webinar series designed to educate and energize solar + storage professionals ahead of its inaugural collaborative conference and tradeshow set for July 14-16.

BINGHAMTON TEAM TO LEAD $2.6 MILLION RESEARCH INTO SOLAR ENERGY AND POWER GRIDS

The three-year project will focus on advanced grid-forming photovoltaic (PV) inverter control technologies so that the renewable energy source can be more efficiently and reliably integrated with electricity generated by coal, natural gas or other non-renewable methods.

Readers Choice 2020: How to Prevent Industrial Air Pollution in Manufacturing

With the constant growth in demand for manufactured goods and environmental protections under coordinated assault, there's never been a more important time for manufacturers to take their part in air pollution seriously.

Is the grid ready for electric cars? More electric cars and renewable electricity will cause more volatility in the supply and demand of electricity

On the road to an emission free economy, there are still several challenges to be overcome. One of the biggest challenges is building and operating an electricity distribution network for the increasing number of EV charging stations.

Readers Choice 2020: Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries Are Uniquely Suited To Solar Energy Storage: Here's Why

New technology is inevitable, and like any industry, solar energy systems must be ready to adapt. One promising battery emerging is the lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePO_4 battery).

Readers Choice 2020: New Technology Will Revolutionize Hydropower

Renewable power is right at our fingertips. With the help of new technology, water bodies like oceans, lakes and rivers can provide a substantial amount of clean electricity.

EV Automakers Must Plug into Creative Sources to Comply with the USMCA

The demand for lithium batteries is expected to grow tenfold by 2030. However, the U.S. will produce only 14% of the world's lithium-ion batteries by 2021. These batteries are needed to make electric cars.

The Zinc-ion Battery's Role in the Energy Storage Industry

Lithium-ion batteries are the only technology that can meet the performance requirements for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage. However, the demand for lithium-ion batteries is rising far quicker than investments in the raw materials required to produce them.

New Survey Finds More Countries Turning to Macro Grids to Enable Energy Transition

A global survey of Macro Grids conducted by Iowa State University shows countries around the world are scaling up their electric grids in order to tap low-cost domestic and foreign renewable resources, grow their economies, and strengthen security

U.S. Residential Storage: A Glimpse at the Market and the Q.HOME+ ESS

At the time of this article's publication, residential storage had its strongest quarter ever in Q2 2020 with 48.7 MW/112.2 MWh deployed in the U.S. There are multiple incentives that drive homeowners to add storage to their homes in the U.S.

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