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Battery Safety Concerns Can Be Addressed With Proper Design and Manufacturing

More and more homeowners are requesting battery backup solutions as part of their solar power installations. With increased adoption of solar power, concerns about fire hazards are likely to grow. Are these concerns justified?

Using Carbon Additives to Improve Performance of AGM Batteries

Batteries that operate in partial state of charge (PSOC) environments can suffer from reduced charge acceptance that can lead to progressive capacity loss.

Comparing the Top Home Battery Storage Technologies

Battery storage is the fastest growing market segment in solar, creating new markets as well as solar retrofit expansion opportunities across the USA for renewable projects large and small.

Beyond Declining Battery Prices: 6 Ways to Evaluate Energy Storage in 2021

2021 is expected to be another record-breaking year for storage, but with technological innovation accelerating across the market, renewable energy asset owners need to carefully select safe and reliable systems to protect their storage investments.

Bloom Energy Successfully Deploys its First Fuel Cells Powered Solely by Hydrogen

New hydrogen pilot with SK Engineering & Construction generates carbon-free power, paving the way for South Korea to reach carbon neutrality by 2050

Why New Production Sources of Tungsten Are Critical for Increased Global Supply

The issue at hand is that China has limited the amount of tungsten exports that can be shipped to the U.S., and this has caused a great deal of concern about the overall supply chain of tungsten.

The Benefits of Artificial Intelligence for Energy Companies

Energy companies are seeking opportunities to leverage expanding oceans of data to improve their operations by leveraging the growing proliferation of data borne out of industrial sensors through the IoT, and the seemingly unlimited processing power of the cloud.

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How Will a Lithium-Ion Battery Shortage Impact EVs?

Many people are becoming increasingly interested in electric vehicles (EVs). For some, the reduced environmental impact is a primary driver. However, a possible battery shortage threatens to put the brakes on any anticipated EV boom.

Can Fuel-Cell Technology Clean the Air?

New vehicle models from Hyundai and Toyota show promising signs of cleaning the air without giving off any harmful emissions. If this technology becomes the norm, then massive environmental change can finally kick into gear.

Bitcoin Mining and Energy Production

Bitcoin sustainably converts otherwise discarded energy into a form of money available to all people, stimulating local economies and creating jobs.

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Energy Toolbase Provides Energy Storage Controls Software for two Front-of-the-Meter Projects with Today's Power

The 9.6 megawatt-hour storage projects reduce system peaks, increase the stability of the grid, and provide manual scheduled dispatch capabilities

Grid Interconnection Legislation Would Facilitate Renewable Energy Development through Grid Enhancing Technologies

Chair Kathy Castor of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis introduced the Efficient Interconnection Cost Allocation Act of 2021. This bill would integrate Grid Enhancing Technologies (GETs) into the interconnection study process, requiring that they be considered as solutions to transmission constraints and ensuring that interconnection customers, such as renewable generators or energy storage providers, can request their use.

Russelectric, A Siemens Business, Highlights Utility Paralleling Systems for Renewable Energy Installations

Ensures no interruption of critical loads when transferring between power source assets

Energy Storage & Grids - Featured Product

Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries
Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries

Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries

With a full range of capacity options (85AH-3300AH) and voltage configurations to choose from, Rolls Battery maintenance-free 2V, 6V & 12V AGM and broad range of 2V GEL models offer a valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) battery option with the same dependable energy storage and heavy-duty construction customers have grown to expect from the Rolls brand for over sixty years. Installed in off-grid, grid-tied or backup float applications, these sealed batteries require minimal ongoing maintenance and provide a versatile energy storage solution for remote or confined installations. Rolls Battery AGM and GEL battery lines deliver superior cycle life and are backed by an industry-leading warranty.

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Electriq Power

Electriq Power is a US-based company that develops premier smart home battery storage solutions.