Energy Storage & Grids - Articles, Stories & Interviews

The Energy Transformation Has Arrived

Decentralized energy resources like solar PV, batteries and electric vehicles are transforming how we trade and transfer energy.

Lead-Acid Batteries for Solar Storage

Lead acid batteries are built in 2-volt cell configurations and are offered in a wide range of capacity & voltage options to meet the needs of a specific install. Lead acid battery banks are scalable to meet small to large-capacity storage needs.

EnergySage Releases Its Latest Solar Marketplace Intel Reportâ„¢ at Bloomberg's Future of Energy Summit

According to new report, consumer interest in energy storage has never been higher, and solar quotes with high-quality panels are the most likely to be selected

Overcoming Off-Grid Power Issues for Rural Connectivity

We are now within touching distance of finally being able to bring all the benefits of fuel cells – space-grade power reliability and complete sustainability – at a price point to truly become a mainstream power source.

New Tech Could Be A Game Changer For The Lithium Sector

Now, as EVs become part of the mainstream - and with talk of massive energy storage solutions and advancing consumer electronics, there seems to be no end to demand for lithium in site - the brine is the new battlefield.

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Energy Storage & Grids - Featured Stories

The Next Stage of the Lithium Boom has Begun

FN Media Group Presents OilPrice.com News Commentary: The rock is pegmatite… And some pegmatite contain abundant lithium that have already been discovered in huge quantities in Ontario, Canada.

TUMBLING COSTS FOR WIND, SOLAR, BATTERIES ARE SQUEEZING FOSSIL FUELS

Latest BNEF study of comparative costs worldwide shows an 18% improvement in the competitiveness of onshore wind and solar in the last year, and new and rapidly developing roles for batteries

A new way to find better battery materials

A new approach to analyzing and designing new ion conductors — a key component of rechargeable batteries — could accelerate the development of high-energy lithium batteries, and possibly other energy storage and delivery devices such as fuel cells, researchers say.

Soteria Forms Consortium to Promote New Architecture for Mass Production of Safe Lithium Ion Batteries

"This technology is too important for us to keep to ourselves and rely on our own capabilities to bring to market. Instead, we will allow broad access through the normal lithium ion and automotive supply chain," said Brian Morin, co-Founder and CEO of Soteria.

Energy Storage & Grids - News Headlines

Leading Lights: New Report Shows Local Authorities Light the Way on Solar

-Council solar farms & most council rooftop schemes no longer need to depend on national support -Councils urged to boost renewables on new homes & offices -Top 10 solar investor authorities combined investment tops £80 million -Councils developing 'subsidy-free' solar farms today

SEPA CEO JULIA HAMM: Blackouts underline fragility of Puerto Rican grid -- and urgent need to 'build back better'

Hamm will be presenting on the importance of having a transparent roadmap for transformation at the Puerto Rico Grid Revitalization and Investment Summit, May 8-9, in San Juan.

FreeWire And Off the Grid Partner to Deliver Clean Onsite Power to Weekly Street Food Events

Mobi Gen energy storage helps Off the Grid cut carbon emissions by nearly 3 tons in 2018

Energy Storage & Grids - Featured Product

Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle Agm Batteries

Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle Agm Batteries

Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle AGM Batteries for renewable energy storage are manufactured in the USA by Concorde Battery Corporation and are built to the same demanding standards crucial to supporting the aircraft industry. To facilitate maximum conductivity & charge acceptance Sun Xtender® batteries are constructed with copper alloy corrosion free terminals & robust intercell connections. Endurance and optimal float life are achieved through plates thicker than the industry standard. Sun Xtender® Batteries' AGM maintenance free design is an ideal solution for off grid and grid tied systems.

Energy Storage & Grids - Featured Company

Rolls Battery

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.