Category Archives: solar batteries lithium

#SmartSolarStorage2020: A developers’ eye view on North America – Energy Storage News
30 Mar
11:13

#SmartSolarStorage2020: A developers’ eye view on North America – Energy Storage News

Last year saw large-scale storage come of age in the USA and Canada, with some heavyweight storage portfolios starting to take shape. Speaking to four leading North American developers, Andy Colthorpe takes the pulse of a market poised for growth. This article first appeared in ‘Storage & Smart Power’, Energy-Storage.news’ […]

29 Mar
11:24

BYD’s New Blade Battery Set to Redefine EV Safety Standards – PRNewswire

BYD highlighted a video of the Blade Battery successfully passing a nail penetration test, which is seen as the most rigorous way to test the thermal runaway of batteries due to its sheer difficulty. “In terms of battery safety and energy density, BYD’s Blade Battery has obvious advantages,” said Professor […]

Xantrex debuts two new solar charge controllers – RVtravel.com
29 Mar
11:34

Xantrex debuts two new solar charge controllers – RVtravel.com

BASED ON A PRESS RELEASEXantrex has added two new solar charge controllers designed to work with popular battery chemistries including Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4). The new 30A MPPT charge controller features dual bank output and advanced Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) technology to maximize energy harvest. The dual bank output […]

Australian researchers make lithium extraction breakthrough – pv magazine International
28 Mar
12:13

Australian researchers make lithium extraction breakthrough – pv magazine International

An international research team, led by Monash University, has developed an innovative new filtration method that could dramatically reduce lithium extraction times, accelerating us toward our energy future.  The Monash-led team, featuring researchers from CSIRO, the University of Melbourne, and the University of Texas at Austin, published the study in […]

After bushfires, batteries seen as wise investment in Australia – Energy Storage News
28 Mar
12:24

After bushfires, batteries seen as wise investment in Australia – Energy Storage News

Published: 27 Mar 2020, 08:53 Redflow’s zinc bromine flow batteries, which use a large proportion of plastic and other easily recyclable materials, coupled with Victron inverters at the Murrays’ farm. Image: Redflow. “The bottom line is that this is a good business decision. We will get back our money in […]

Solar charge controllers are lithium-ion compatible – eeNews Europe
27 Mar
12:44

Solar charge controllers are lithium-ion compatible – eeNews Europe

March 27, 2020 //By Julien Happich The new 30A MPPT charge controller features dual bank output and advanced Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) technology to maximize energy harvest. The dual bank output feature allows for solar to charge and maintain both the house and starter batteries. The batteries may be […]

California OKs climate change target that critics say is weak – Los Angeles Times
27 Mar
12:55

California OKs climate change target that critics say is weak – Los Angeles Times

State officials signed off Thursday on a climate change target that critics say will reduce planet-warming emissions far too slowly. The action comes as economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to slow the growth of renewable energy. Meeting via video conference to protect against the novel coronavirus, […]

Hartland couple leading effort to reject industrial solar – Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
26 Mar
1:34

Hartland couple leading effort to reject industrial solar – Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

GASPORT — Michael and Barbara Outten live in a remodeled farmhouse where they raised their family. Michael made his living as a bricklayer, though he is also a pastor, and between him and Barbara, they own four small businesses. The Outtens love their life in the countryside and don’t want […]

Coronavirus outbreak to impact China’s battery storage production – Power Technology
25 Mar
1:45

Coronavirus outbreak to impact China’s battery storage production – Power Technology

<![CDATA[]]> The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has caused a slowdown of China’s economic growth, and with China being a global manufacturing hub, is having a negative impact on the world economic growth as well. The majority of the factories remain closed or are not able to attain full production capacity […]

Lithium Demand for Electric Vehicles Could Grow 599% by 2025 – The Motley Fool
25 Mar
1:45

Lithium Demand for Electric Vehicles Could Grow 599% by 2025 – The Motley Fool

The unique physical and chemical properties of lithium make it useful in a diverse range of applications. It’s resistant to high and low temperatures, which makes it a common component in industrial greases and lubricants. Lithium is lightweight, which makes it valuable in high-strength metal alloys, such as those used […]

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