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 Markit.

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.

Renewable Energy in United States Has Exceeded Coal for the First Month Ever

The clean energy revolution of America is at a tilting point. A recent Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis report stated that the renewable energy sector in United States generated more clean energy in April than power plants using coal.

The smarter E AWARD, Intersolar AWARD and ees AWARD winners were chosen

• The smarter E AWARD 2019: Recognizing groundbreaking projects for the new energy world • Intersolar AWARD 2019: Honoring innovations in solar technology • ees AWARD 2019: Innovative products and solutions win prestigious industry prize

2019's Battery Tech Challenge

Developing markets mean opportunity and threat for battery technology.

A Multi-trillion-dollar Energy Marketplace Is Emerging

Billions of individual devices and population growth have increased demand exponentially. Technology advances with the potential to lower costs and ward off cyber dangers are critically needed. And, commitments to clean and renewable energy sources have become mandates.

What Can a Solar Integrator do to Maintain and Grow Business

Whether an integrator is just trying to make it day to day or looking for ways to expand, the key is customer satisfaction. This starts with sales. There is a two-way relationship between sales and operations, which is essential to creating satisfied customers.

Deep Electrification Powered by Renewables Key for a Climate-Safe Future

New report by IRENA charts pathways to further accelerate energy transformation which meets climate objectives while creating jobs and fostering economic growth.

Battery Streak Batteries Achieves 80% State-of-Charge in 10 Minutes

The new technology that we are using is called nano-structured materials. This is not nano-particles, but nano-structures. The distinction is that we make the electrode materials into tiny sponges, with the pores on the order of 10 to 50 nanometers.

How E+U companies Can Prepare for Electric Vehicle Growth

Customers seek cleaner transport options and lower total cost of ownership, both of which EVs can provide, while utilities seek to manage the charging times of these new electricity-consuming EVs and align that charging to the times of day that are the most economical.

Zinc-air Battery Technology

Our batteries offer three to four times better life than lead acid batteries and they operate over a wide range of outdoor temperatures without cooling/heating.

SolarLEAF Energy Storage Solution

The SolarLeaf ™ is distributed energy storage solution that comes in 1kWh units and can be scaled to meet energy storage needs. SolarLeaf is designed to utilize existing balance of system equipment and can be installed at the same time as PV modules.

The Role of Energy Storage in Grid Stability

The US increased its energy storage capacity by 350.5 MW and 777 MWh in 2018. This is 80% higher than the capacity installed in 2017, and the number of new installations in 2019 is expected to exceed 1,600 MWh.

Q&A with Rolls Battery, The NABCEP Continuing Education Conference

Booth #60 - This year we will be offering a two-part training. Our intermediate session will cover basic battery selection, system sizing and general maintenance procedures.

Navigant Research Report Finds Storage Plus Renewables Power Purchase Agreement Prices Are Expected to Fall as Adoption Expands

Accurate valuing and positioning of storage plus renewables by utilities will continue to drive the North American market

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