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Dominion Targets 24GW of Renewables and Storage in Move Toward Virginia’s Clean Energy Goals

The utility embraces solar and offshore wind, but critics say its plan is too reliant on fracked gas and pipelines. Utility Dominion Energy is planning a major shift toward renewable energy and batteries as it looks to comply with Virginia’s ambitious new clean energy law. Dominion Virginia’s new integrated resource plan (IRP), announced Friday, represents […]

Iberdrola raises bid for Infigen as takeover race heats up

Scientists develop stable material for pseudocapacitors which store electrical energy by electron charge transfer

  Scientists at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali, an autonomous institute under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, have developed a stable material for pseudocapacitors or supercapacitors which store electrical energy by electron charge transfer. The material can offer a low-cost scalable energy storage solution as an alternative to […]

ANU Unveils Solar-to-Hydrogen Cells Made of Silicon and Perovskite with Conversion Efficiency of 17.6%

Scientists develop a new cathode material for metal-ion batteries

Researchers from the Skoltech Center for Energy Science and Technology (CEST) created a new cathode material based on titanium fluoride phosphate, which achieved superior energy performance and stable operation at high discharge currents. The results of their study were published in Nature Communications. Today, the rapid development of electric transport and renewable energy sources calls […]

Powerhouses: nanotechnology turns bricks into batteries

Battery Researchers Look to Artificial Intelligence to Slash Recharging Times

Today’s EV fast-charging technology remains slow by gas-station standards. Faster testing processes for new charging techniques would help. The battery sector is turning to artificial intelligence for clues on how to improve recharging rates without increasing the degradation of lithium-ion batteries. Last month, a team from Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the […]

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INNOVATION: Soon, batteries from Nuclear waste that last for thousands of years

Next-generation diamond batteries that use energy from radioactive materials have already been developed and tested by researchers at the University of Bristol, who now hope to recycle waste from decommissioned nuclear power plants around the UK New Delhi : Scientists are attempting to transform nuclear waste into batteries that can last for thousands of years. […]

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BlackRock Targets Storage With New Multibillion-Dollar Renewables Fund

Martin Torres, Americas chief for renewables at BlackRock Real Assets, talks batteries, offshore wind — and why things may be easier once subsidies disappear. The world’s largest asset manager has a new multibillion-dollar renewable energy fund in the works, and a good chunk of it may go to batteries. Long a major global investor in […]

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California Finalizes Plan Shifting Key Energy Storage Incentive Toward Blackout Resilience

State to spend half a billion dollars by 2024 helping vulnerable customers install on-site batteries, a big change for the market. California regulators have finalized plans to direct more than half a billion dollars in behind-the-meter battery incentives over the next four years to customers most at risk of being impacted by the state’s increasingly […]

Exxon to buy renewable diesel from Global Clean Energy for five years

Marubeni invests in China EV startup Byton for old batteries

Race is on to recycle the devices into large energy storage units TOKYO: Japanese trading house Marubeni has formed a capital partnership with Chinese electric vehicle company Byton, the latest move in a global race to secure used automotive batteries for recycling as energy storage units serving homes and other applications, Nikkei has learned. Marubeni […]

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