Energy Storage & Grids - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Utility Technology Already Exists for Preventing Wildfires

By deploying a series of low-cost sensors on poles, wires, and more, the company can track parts of the grid that might be at risk for failure. This can help prevent the sorts of catastrophic accidents that could cause devastating wildfires.

Intersolar & Energy Storage North America Product Preview

Intersolar and Energy Storage North America takes place January 13th - 15th in Long Beach, California. The Exhibit hall floor will be loaded with new products and services. Here is a preview of some things to look forward to at this years event.

U.S. Navy, KIUC, AES, and NREL Innovate and Collaborate for Resilience and Cost-Effective Clean Energy Project on Kauai

Largest 100% Clean Energy Microgrid Within U.S. Department of Defense Supports Island Community, Pacific Missile Range Facility, KIUC, and Hawaii’s Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals

SolarEdge Powers Largest PV System in Rural Alaska

Ground mount farm with bifacial panels and power optimizers reduces diesel reliance, creates local solar jobs

Electrifying the World with Off Grid Solar

Electrification is just beginning in many parts of the world. For western countries that have enjoyed electricity for a century, this is hard to imagine, but for 1 billion people, kerosene lamps are their reality.

A New Solid State Battery Surprises the Researchers Who Created It

The battery uses both a solid state electrolyte and an all-silicon anode, making it a silicon all-solid-state battery. The initial rounds of tests show that the new battery is safe, long lasting, and energy dense.

e-Mobility. Battery Pack Manufacturing and Beyond: How 3 Welding Technologies Stack Up

In battery pack manufacturing, the cells are often already assembled and the engineer is challenged with coming up with a design to join them in series and parallel to deliver optimum energy. A typical Li-ion cell is constructed of nickel plated cold rolled steel.

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Environment Preservation & Other Outstanding Benefits of Battery Recycling

Millions of batteries with their hazardous components get dumped in landfills all over the world. Most of these batteries are never properly disposed of and recycled. Battery recycling is the solution to this problem.

How batteries and solar are keeping major events sustainable

One of the most effective ways to dramatically reduce an event’s carbon footprint is to look at how it is powered. Thanks to readily available portable systems, there are a range of power solutions that can make major events more sustainable.

How Can the Utilities Industry Benefit from Robotics?

For the utility industry, these new robotics could offer significant benefits — and, in some cases, we’re already beginning to see how the adoption of robots can make utility work safer and more productive.

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Dynapower Launches New Brand Identity with Expanded Clean Energy Offerings and Sustainability Commitment

Dynapower, a global leader in power conversion and energy storage solutions, has announced a robust new commitment to a clean energy future, backed by innovative technologies, new corporate branding and extended sustainability practices.

Energport Receives UL9540 Certification for its Next Generation Energy Storage Suite

Higher energy densities, enhanced functionality, and industry leading safety, feature prominently in latest Energport product offering.

Energy Vault and Korea Zinc Announce Strategic Partnership in Energy Storage Including USD $50 Million Investment

-New investment subscription upsizes previously announced PIPE from $100 million to $150 million in conjunction with Energy Vault's agreement to become a publicly-traded company through merger with Novus Capital Corporation II -Strategic partnership formed with Sun Metals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Korea Zinc, focused on future deployment beginning in mid-2022 of Energy Vault's proprietary energy storage and energy management software technology to support decarbonization of Sun Metals' zinc refinery operations -In conjunction with Korea Zinc's $50 million PIPE commitment, approximately 90% of the minimum cash condition has been satisfied

Energy Storage & Grids - Featured Product

HPS EnduraCoilTM Cast Resin Medium Voltage Transformer
HPS EnduraCoilTM Cast Resin Medium Voltage Transformer

HPS EnduraCoilTM Cast Resin Medium Voltage Transformer

HPS EnduraCoil is a high-performance cast resin transformer designed for many demanding and diverse applications while minimizing both installation and maintenance costs. Coils are formed with mineral-filled epoxy, reinforced with fiberglass and cast to provide complete void-free resin impregnation throughout the entire insulation system. HPS EnduraCoil complies with the new NRCan 2019 and DOE 2016 efficiency regulations and is approved by both UL and CSA standards. It is also seismic qualified per IBC 2012/ASCE 7-10/CBC 2013. Cast resin transformers are self-extinguishing in the unlikely event of fire, environmentally friendly and offer greater resistance to short circuits. HPS also offers wide range of accessories for transformer protection and monitoring requirements.

Energy Storage & Grids - Featured Company

Rolls Battery

Surrette Battery Company, the exclusive manufacturer of Rolls Battery, is one of North America's leading lead-acid battery manufacturers. Established in 1935, with a production facility in Salem, Massachusetts, Surrette Battery Company relocated to Canada in 1959 and is the Nation's only remaining independent battery manufacturer.