Energy Storage & Grids - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Convergent Commissions the Biggest Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage System in North America

IHI, Inc. provides an energy storage system for Convergent to reduce Global Adjustment charges

Talking SPI 2018 with Morningstar

At Booth #1924 we will be showing The MultiWave™ 4kW Inverter which will establish a new benchmark for battery-based inverters. Combining the surge and power capabilities of a low frequency inverter with the agility and compactness of a high-frequency design.

Community Microgrids Change the Future One Neighborhood at a Time

Energy distribution with microgrids allows communities to rely less on the aging national infrastructure grid. Future power-disrupting disasters will have a reduced effect on places with community microgrids, which would allow residents to begin recovery efforts sooner.

Harnessing Alternative Data and Alternative Energy to Increase Efficiency

AI powered tools, like Dataminr, help firms make sense of the vast sets of social media data to confidently leverage information from on-the-ground events and enabling them to make the right decisions in the moment.

California Entering Decade of Disruption, as Power System Shifts Dramatically

New Next 10 reports detail challenges and opportunities facing state’s grid from the growth of EVs, CCAs and DERs

Energy Storage for Alaskan Microgrid

The Energy Storage System enables the hybrid wind-diesel power system to achieve its full potential, providing cleaner, more reliable and less expensive power to a remote community of 3,700 people.

How to Beat the Heat (waves)

No matter what the extreme weather situation is, strain on the grid is increasing. In general, it matters less these days to a utility how much energy is needed; more important is when and where energy needs to be distributed.

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Intersolar and ees North America Feature Innovations from Across the Clean Energy Sector

More than 14,000 total attendees discussed the growing business opportunities at the intersection of the solar, energy storage, smart renewable energy and electric vehicle industries

National 3iAward Winners Announced by IREC at Intersolar

During an awards ceremony at Intersolar North America, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) today honored its 2018 3iAward recipients, celebrating the nation's best innovation, ingenuity and inspiration in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Samsung SDI Targets EU Market with New Residential ESS Module

Samsung SDI attracted attention with its 'high-voltage residential ESS battery module' that features superior energy conversion efficiency by high voltage compared to the conventional residential ESS modules.

Energy Storage & Grids - News Headlines

The future of European energy

As new technologies make alternative sources of energy more readily accessible, the future of the traditional energy grid is uncertain. With cities, villages, and even individual homeowners investing in wind turbines and solar panels across Europe, there is a growing question of what to do with the extra energy generated. If the storage capabilities aren't yet available, aren't people more likely to sell any excess energy to a neighbour for less than the fixed national grid price?

Offshore Wind Energy Market to surpass USD 60 Billion by 2024

Offshore wind energy industry is further gaining exceptional traction from the tech behemoths showing their interests in harnessing clean energy.

Aurora Solar Gives Contractors the Tools to Design Solar for New Homes Under California Mandate

Using Aurora Solar design and sales software, contractors can easily upload roof plans to accurately design solar PV systems for new homes in compliance with upcoming changes to California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

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.