Category Archives: solar batteries lithium

Your Renewable Energy Technology Is Growing Old — What’s Next? – CleanTechnica
24 Apr
5:23

Your Renewable Energy Technology Is Growing Old — What’s Next? – CleanTechnica

Batteries Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor April 23rd, 2019 by Guest Contributor  Originally published on NREL’s website. The cutting-edge research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will one day go to waste—but not into […]

Sodium-ion batteries: From materials development to technology innovation – EurekAlert
24 Apr
5:34

Sodium-ion batteries: From materials development to technology innovation – EurekAlert

The driving force of the TRANSITION project is to make a central contribution to a more sustainable energy storage strategy in Germany. The markets for electromobility and stationary energy storage will grow significantly in the course of the energy turnaround and require more energy efficient and powerful storage technologies. Presently, […]

GE announces first solar+storage projects since renewable business restructuring – Utility Dive
23 Apr
5:53

GE announces first solar+storage projects since renewable business restructuring – Utility Dive

Dive Brief: GE Renewable Energy announced on April 15 that it reached an agreement with Helios Energy to develop two energy storage systems as part of the Lenox Solar/Energy Storage project in upstate New York.  The hybrid system in Lenox, New York will be installed at the end of the […]

New Material for Cathode Improves Lithium-Ion Batteries – R & D Magazine
23 Apr
6:05

New Material for Cathode Improves Lithium-Ion Batteries – R & D Magazine

Researchers have discovered a new material that can boost lithium-ion battery performance and increase charging speed, making them more attractive for consumer electronics, solar grid storage and electric vehicles. Scientists from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have found that switching the cobalt oxide in the cathode of lithium-ion batteries with […]

Earth Day 2019: Digital Control Technology for Renewable Energy – Advanced Science News
22 Apr
6:22

Earth Day 2019: Digital Control Technology for Renewable Energy – Advanced Science News

As we continue to strive for 100% dependence on renewable energy sources, new and innovative strategies to manage the transition are becoming necessary. The Internet of Things has already allowed for the optimization of existing energy infrastructure […]

APS and Fluence Investigating Explosion at Arizona Energy Storage Facility – Greentech Media News
22 Apr
5:03

APS and Fluence Investigating Explosion at Arizona Energy Storage Facility – Greentech Media News

Fluence has dispatched a team of experts to help utility Arizona Public Service determine what caused an explosion at one of its grid-scale battery facilities. The explosion on Friday reportedly left four firefighters injured, including three who were sent to a burn center. Firefighters responded to a call on April […]

Florida Power and Light enters the race for the world’s largest battery – pv magazine USA
22 Apr
5:15

Florida Power and Light enters the race for the world’s largest battery – pv magazine USA

At 409 MW/900 MWh, FPL’s project would be four times the capacity of the largest battery currently online. But an even bigger battery is being planned in Texas. March 28, 2019 Christian Roselund The age of the battery is here. With lithium-ion battery prices falling 76% since 2012 and 35% […]

Eight AZ Firefighters, One Critically, in a Large Utility Battery Explosion – Firehouse.com
21 Apr
5:23

Eight AZ Firefighters, One Critically, in a Large Utility Battery Explosion – Firehouse.com

A battery explosion at an Arizona Public Service substation injured eight firefighters Friday night. One firefighter was in critical condition and at least three of the hurt firefighters were airlifted to a burn unit. According to the Arizona Republic newspaper, the four most seriously injured firefighters were from the Peoria […]

Fast-charging lithium-ion batteries developed that can charge in mere minutes – Firstpost
21 Apr
5:34

Fast-charging lithium-ion batteries developed that can charge in mere minutes – Firstpost

Press Trust of IndiaApr 17, 2019 19:02:03 IST Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a way to make lithium-ion battery that can charge within minutes but still operate at a high capacity, an advance that may improve performance for smartphones and electric vehicles. A lithium-ion battery charges and […]

Batteries are key to clean energy — and they just got much cheaper – Grist
20 Apr
5:52

Batteries are key to clean energy — and they just got much cheaper – Grist

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon Batteries are critical for our clean energy future. Luckily, their cost has dropped so low, we might be much closer to this future than we previously thought. In a little less than a year, the cost of […]