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Whether or not legislation requiring energy storage passes, California will need approximately 4 GW of storage in order to reach its renewable energy goals.
Date: 03/05/2010
Type: Blog
Yesterday Attorney General Jerry Brown announced a completely new kind of renewable energy legislation, introduced by State Assembly member Nancy Skinner (D) – designed to add more renewable energy storage to the grid.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
Bloom Energy's new fuel cell system can run on a variety of fuels and is said to cut carbon dioxide emissions in half compared to conventional power sources.
Date: 02/25/2010
Type: News
Tags: fuel cell
Isentropic Energy’s pumped-heat electrical energy storage could disrupt the large-scale electrical energy storage market
Date: 02/23/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Energy Storage
Stanford engineer finds a way to cheaply and efficiently manufacture lightweight paper batteries and supercapacitors.
Date: 02/22/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries, Energy Storage
Researchers at Boston College use nanotechnology to develope a new anode material which could improve lithium-ion batteries.
Date: 02/18/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries, Energy Storage
Flow batteries could present a low cost storage option for grid electricity, reducing the issue of the intermittency of renewables.
Date: 02/16/2010
Type: Blog
A community energy storage pilot project using lithium ion batteries is set to go online by the middle of this year.
Date: 02/01/2010
Type: Blog
A British company is testing new chemistry that could boost the performance of batteries.
Date: 01/04/2010
Type: News
SolarReserve uses molten salt to store energy in solar thermal plants.
Date: 12/23/2009
Type: News

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