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Beacon Power Corporation has installed a flywheel energy storage system in order to optimize the output of a wind farm in California.
Date: 03/12/2010
Type: News
The hunt for supplies of lithium is underway in order to meet the demand for more hybrid and electric vehicles requiring lithium-ion batteries for energy storage.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: News
Xtreme power will employ a "chemical capacitor" battery technology, said to be more efficient and cost effective than lithium ion batteries, to store energy produced by a planned wind farm on Oahu, Hawaii.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog
Tags: battery, DOE, wind
Although it will take years for renewables to overtake existing energy sources, energy efficiency is one of many strategies to speed this transition.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog
Researchers at MIT announce a new breakthrough for producing electricity with carbon nanotubes.
Date: 03/08/2010
Type: Blog
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

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