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Lithium Iron Batteries for Energy Storage

The Lithium Iron technology possesses superior thermal and chemical stability, which provides better safety characteristics. Lithium phosphate cells are incombustible, and are more stable under overcharge or short circuit conditions.

Solar Spotlight: Back Off Gas-Powered Generators, A New Backup is in the House!

A New Jersey family will no longer need gas-powered generators during outages. The installation of SMA’s Sunny Boy Storage with Automatic Backup Unit in their residence will provide them with backup power – and peace of mind – during emergencies.

World first: Siemens Gamesa begins operation of its innovative electrothermal energy storage system

- Innovative storage technology as key to the next step in the energy transition - Newly-opened pilot plant in Hamburg-Altenwerder can store 130 MWh of energy for up to one week – target is storage capacity in the gigawatt hour range - An electric thermal energy sto

Making Batteries Safer, More Reliable: SD Mines Researchers Focus on Solid-State Battery Technology

Researchers at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology create center to research development of safer and more reliable solid-state batteries.

Prefab Modular Home Maintained Power When Grid Went Down

Completely off-grid, the triple-insulated, energy efficient home is powered by a PV solar system that charges eight PHI 3.4 kWH batteries -- making available 27.5 kWh of power to both satisfy their home energy needs as well as charge an electric car.

A Renewable Energy Solution Using the Planet’s Largest Battery: The Ocean

When you watch a wave crashing onto the beach, it’s a culmination of energy collected over the entire ocean’s surface.

Enel Launches New Innovation Hub at Boston’s Greentown Labs

The Boston Hub at Greentown Labs marks Enel’s tenth Hub globally, and second in the U.S. Recognized as one of the best cities for energy related startups, Boston is also home of some of the best universities in the world, enabling new, creative innovative solutions.

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World's Largest Renewable Energy Storage Project Announced in Utah

Grid-scale energy storage with renewable hydrogen production and utilization forms core of Advanced Clean Energy Storage project in central Utah

U.S. set to overtake South Korea in 2019 as world's largest grid-connected battery energy-storage market

By Camron Barati, senior analyst, solar and energy storageThe United States in 2019 will become the world’s largest market for grid-connected battery energy storage, as solar-plus-storage and peaking capacity requirements drive increased procurement, according to IHS Marki

Cemex Ventures invests in Energy Vault to support rapid deployment of energy store technology using concrete blocks

Energy Vault’s breakthrough technology was inspired by pumped hydro plants that rely on the power of gravity and the movement of water to store and discharge electricity.

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SW/TCH Maritime Funds the Construction of the First Zero-Emissions e-Ferry in the US, Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cell

SW/TCH is offering dedicated, zero-emission (and zero-traffic) waterway commuting solutions to cities and companies with bold sustainability goals.

West Valley-Mission Community College District Commits to Solar Expansion Project with SunPower that Includes Battery Storage

Expected to Save the District $34 Million in Electricity Costs Over 25 Years

NEC Introduces Unique, Adaptive Energy Warranty to Optimize Value for Energy Storage Customers

Company's technology uses actual usage data to adapt warranties based on system use profiles

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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.

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