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The New Normal for the Grid: Batteries

On this week’s Energy Gang podcast: We dig into the latest project activity in energy storage. In nearly every corner of the country, energy storage projects are finding their way onto the grid — they’re getting bigger, cheaper, more diverse and even a little bit weirder. Most of all, they’re just becoming normal. This week, […]

Ameresco Plots Larger Role for Solar and Storage

The microgrids and energy-efficiency specialist says the number of viable markets for on-site solar and storage is growing. Ameresco is best known as a commercial and industrial energy services company, or ESCO, competing against giants like Honeywell, Siemens, Johnson Controls and a host of other national and regional providers on HVAC retrofits, LED lighting upgrades, […]

Defence ministry to decide on buying two BrahMos missile coastal batteries to tackle enemy warships

NEW DELHI: In his first Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, defence minister Rajnath Singh will decide on acquisition of weapon systems worth around Rs 12,000 crore including the procurement of two Brahmos supersonic cruise missile batteries for the Indian Navy. The meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday in which the defence minister is […]

Utility scale, rather than behind-the-meter batteries will drive energy storage take-up – Bloomberg u-turn

The analyst has published its latest Energy Storage Outlook report and says large scale deployment will provide the majority of the 1,095 GW/2,850 GWh of battery storage worldwide in 2040, with prices driven down further by grid services demand and EVs. he rise of electromobility and demand for stationary storage will drive lithium-ion battery costs […]

It’s The Batteries, Stupid

Tesla builds batteries… …and it’s building a lot of them — 95,200 (car) battery packs on the road in the most recent quarter, if we strictly go by the number of cars delivered. A small uptick from here will allow Tesla to build nearly half a million battery packs in a year. If things go […]