WoodMac: Distributed Storage Outlook Shrinks for 2020 Due to Coronavirus

Industry concerns have shifted from supply chain risk to executing projects and bringing in new business. Residential and commercial energy storage installations are taking a hit as the U.S. tackles the coronavirus pandemic. The behind-the-meter storage segment will install 31 percent less capacity in 2020 than previously forecast, according to a new analysis by research […]

Canada’s e-Zn Raises Millions to Commercialize Long-Duration Zinc Energy Storage

Startup bets on cheap and abundant zinc — and the emergence of a market for long-duration storage. Canadian startup e-Zn has raised money to store clean energy far longer than currently available batteries allow, using cheap and abundant zinc. On Wednesday, the company received CAD $2 million ($1.5 million) in non-dilutive grant funding from Sustainable […]

U.S. Department of Energy Launches Energy Storage Grand Challenge

WASHINGTON D.C. : Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette announced the launch of the Energy Storage Grand Challenge, a comprehensive program to accelerate the development, commercialization, and utilization of next-generation energy storage technologies and sustain American global leadership in energy storage. The Grand Challenge builds on the $158 million Advanced Energy Storage Initiative announced in […]

First Large Battery in Republic of Ireland Targets Super-Fast Grid Services

The Fluence-supplied battery system will make money via a new product that rewards high-speed frequency response. The Republic of Ireland recently received its first grid-scale battery, which will help manage volatility as the island nation ramps up renewable power plants. Developer Statkraft and battery supplier Fluence announced Wednesday that the battery had been installed in […]

IIT Delhi researchers develop small, medium scale energy storage device

New Delhi: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here have produced a small and medium scale energy storage device. According to the team at IIT Delhi, various energy storage options are available currently with associated advantages and disadvantages depending upon geographical location and need. ‘One of the storage options that is currently showing […]