Category Archives: solar batteries lithium

Sunlight Systems of Greece to invest $10 million, bring 46 jobs to Greensboro – Triad Business Journal
06 Dec
9:24

Sunlight Systems of Greece to invest $10 million, bring 46 jobs to Greensboro – Triad Business Journal

Dec 5, 2019, 12:39pm ESTUpdated Dec 5, 2019, 3:20pm EST Sunlight Systems, a battery maker based in Greece, announced Thursday it will open its first U.S. facility next year in Greensboro. The company will invest $10 million and create 46 jobs. Sunlight Batteries USA Inc. will assemble and distribute lithium […]

Energy company could build 200-megawatt battery storage facility in Morro Bay – San Luis Obispo Tribune
04 Dec
10:05

Energy company could build 200-megawatt battery storage facility in Morro Bay – San Luis Obispo Tribune

Vistra Energy has filed a plan to build a four-acre, 200-megawatt battery storage facility in Morro Bay just behind the company‚Äôs mothball power plant and next to the big PG&E substation there. City community development Director Scot Graham says the Vistra proposal follows similar storage projects the Houston-based business is […]

04 Dec
10:24

Seminar: Nanofabrication for lithium metal batteries and perovskite solar cells – WSU News

December 4, 2019 Presented December 5 in ETRL 101 at 11 a.m. to¬† noon by Dr. Quinn Qiao, Harold C. Hohbach Endowed Professor and Graduate Director in Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota University. Lithium metal anodes are expected to drive practical applications that require high energy‚Äźdensity […]

From UChicago to Nobel: How John Goodenough sparked the wireless revolution – UChicago News
03 Dec
10:44

From UChicago to Nobel: How John Goodenough sparked the wireless revolution – UChicago News

Find the problem. Solve the problem. Goodenough struggled with undiagnosed dyslexia as a child, but he taught himself to write and earned a scholarship to boarding school. He had almost completed his undergraduate degree in mathematics at Yale when he was called to active duty in 1943 as an Army […]

02 Dec
11:15

Interview: Aluminum set to supplant lithium-ion in battery applications within 15 years – S&P Global

London ‚ÄĒ Aluminum batteries will likely be on a par commercially with lithium-ion batteries within the next 10-15 years, if not indeed supplanting them in all but a few strictly necessary applications, researcher Niklas Lindahl from the Department of Physics at Chalmers University of Technology told S&P Global Platts in […]

The Downside of Solar Energy – Scientific American
01 Dec
11:44

The Downside of Solar Energy – Scientific American

The solar economy continues its dramatic growth, with over a half-terawatt already installed around the world generating clean electricity. But what happens to photovoltaic (PV) modules at the end of their useful life? With lifespans measured in decades, PV-waste disposal may seem to be an issue for the distant future. […]

Lockheed Martin locked onto 2020 flow battery launch – Energy Storage News
01 Dec
11:55

Lockheed Martin locked onto 2020 flow battery launch – Energy Storage News

Published: 25 Nov 2019, 13:25 Lockheed Martin at this year’s Solar Power International / Energy Storage International, Utah. Image: Andy Colthorpe. Defense and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin wants to be the first disruptive company of the flow battery era, with the expectation that its first devices will go into series […]

A future free of fossil fuels – Deccan Herald
29 Nov
1:03

A future free of fossil fuels – Deccan Herald

The Norwegian Nobel Committee recently recognized and awarded three individuals whose invention has revolutionized a wireless and fossil-free future. Since the invention of Lithium-Ion batteries by John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino, these batteries have become a blessing to the modern civilization. This prize was long overdue; for this […]

Are rare earths used in solar panels? – pv magazine International
29 Nov
1:23

Are rare earths used in solar panels? – pv magazine International

A new report by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency reveals some surprises about the use of rare earth minerals in the renewable energy sector. November 28, 2019Catherine Rollet A new report by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) shows that rare earth minerals are not widely […]

How alternative storage solutions are breaking into the lithium-ion-dominated market – Utility Dive
27 Nov
2:15

How alternative storage solutions are breaking into the lithium-ion-dominated market – Utility Dive

The U.S. power industry has been under growing pressure since the late 1990s to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The subsequent growth in renewable energy, spurred by state mandates, federal tax incentives, and increasingly attractive costs, has shifted attention to the use of energy storage to ensure that variable wind and […]

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