Energy Storage

Imergy, Geli to Provide Energy Storage for College Microgrid

Linda Hardesty

Las Positas College in Livermore, Calif., Imergy Power Systems, and Growing Energy Labs (Geli) will participate in a microgrid project funded by a $1.5 million grant from the California Energy Commission to enable the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District to integrate renewable energy sources into its operations and curb peak power. The district will install   …Continue Reading

Ideal Power Expands Product Reach

Karen Henry

Eos Energy Storage has named Ideal Power as an Eos Aegis Partner. Eos has ordered over 1 MW of Ideal Power’s power converters for upcoming projects. Ideal Power’s converters are compact and modular and can improve the economics for energy storage applications. Utilizing the company’s Power Packet Switching Architecture (PPSA), Ideal Power converters provide isolation   …Continue Reading

Pumped Storage: A Cost-Effective Energy Storage Option

Karen Henry

When it comes to storage options for solar or wind energy, a blog post on the Antenna website encourages the renewable energy industry to consider the benefits of a hydroelectric storage facility. Pumped storage hydroelectricity has been around for more than 100 years. An alternative to battery storage, pumped storage stores and generates energy by   …Continue Reading

CODA Energy Uses Princeton Power Inverters for Project

Linda Hardesty

CODA Energy is working with Princeton Power Systems on CODA’s energy storage project in California. 34 CODA Energy battery packs and 17 Princeton Power Systems GTIB-30 bi-directional inverters operate in concert to provide up to 510 kW of peak shaving for CODA Energy’s manufacturing facility in addition to powering EV charging stations for CODA’s electric   …Continue Reading

Younicos Expands to Address Growth in Energy Storage

Linda Hardesty

German-based Younicos has formed three new business units as part of a strategy to capitalize on opportunities in the energy storage industry. The Technology Business Unit combines the core of Younicos’ grid-scale software integration and service offering. It includes the experience gained from over 90 MW of installed storage capacity in 20 active projects worldwide.   …Continue Reading

Flextronics Manufactures Energy Storage for Green Charge

Linda Hardesty

Green Charge Networks has created a manufacturing partnership with Flextronics, wherein Flextronics will provide “on-demand” manufacturing of Green Charge’s GreenStation energy storage system. Flextronics will manufacture GreenStation at Green Charge’s customer innovation center in Milpitas, Calif. The systems will be built for customers as they are ordered. Green Charge Co-founder and CEO Vic Shao referred   …Continue Reading

Energy Storage Startups to Watch

Karen Henry

Gigaom has identified 12 battery technology and energy storage service startups that have completed sizable demonstration projects or started to deploy their energy storage systems more widely: Aquion Energy: This Pennsylvania-based startup has secured a deal to install a 1 MWh battery that will store electricity from a 176 kW solar energy system off Hawaii’s   …Continue Reading

Japanese Ministry Requests $1,479M for Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage

Linda Hardesty

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry wants to provide about $779 million to help factories and smaller businesses install devices to improve energy efficiency, reports Bloomberg. The ministry has submitted a request for a budget for energy saving devices such as LEDs and efficient boilers. In addition, the Ministry wants to spend about $700   …Continue Reading

Alpine Restaurant Installs Energy Storage

Linda Hardesty

Metronik Energija has installed two of Imergy Power System‘ ESP4 series vanadium-based flow batteries at Trojane, a restaurant located in the Slovenian Alps. The restaurant has already installed a 49 kW photovoltaic solar system, a 30 kW combined heat and power (CHP) system, and an electric vehicle (EV) charging station. The energy storage project, sponsored   …Continue Reading

Hawaiian Estate Creates Solar, Battery Microgrid

Linda Hardesty

Aquion Energy has signed an agreement to supply a 1 MWh battery system as part of an off-grid solar microgrid at Bakken Hale on the Island of Hawaii. Bakken Hale is a private estate located along the environmentally sensitive Kona Coast. The Aquion battery system will store energy generated from a large on-site solar installation   …Continue Reading

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