News and analysis concerning energy storage, including battery storage, research and development of new types of batteries, lithium-ion technology, as well as energy storage connected to mini-grids, distributed energy resources and related to vehicle-to-grid systems.


“Technology knows no borders”

Eric Dresselhuys, President of Smart Energy Water, discusses the pace of change in the global energy transition
trends, decade

Ed’s note: Your thoughts as a new decade dawns

As with every year, we are working on a 2020 predictions article for our first edition, and this week it’s your opinion I am after.

Investing in energy start-ups

Noortje van Heijst, Startup Investment Consultant at Energy Investment Management, discusses how to encourage investment in energy start-ups
Blue Solutions

No more storage blues

Automobile manufacturers are driving high demand for increased energy density and safety in battery technology. The race to e-mobility has venture capitalists and car manufacturers alike pushing significant investment towards the industry.
Cleantech Accelerator

Shell and the US DoE select startups for GCxN Cleantech Accelerator

Five startups have been selected by the US Department of Energy and ShellGameChanger to participate in a cleantech accelerator initiative.

Mountains are the future of long-term energy storage – IIASA

The International Institute for Applied System Analysis proposes using a combination of mountains and hydropower for long-duration energy storage

Kinetic charging and the evolution of the EV sector in Europe

Ilan Ben-David of Chakratec discusses the technological challenges and solutions in the electric vehicle industry and the convergence of the electricity sector and the automotive industry.

5 million EVs already on global roads – report

Global EV adoption is accelerating says a new report by data and analytics firm GlobalData, with 5 million battery-powered vehicles on the world’s roads
Energie Steiermark

Utility receives EIB’s first climate action loan to Austria

Austrian utility Energie Steiermark has secured a EUR90 million green loan to finance its sustainable investment projects.

Ed’s note: Introducing Enlit

Probably the most important update coming from the event is news that Clarion Energy has rebranded Utility Week and POWERGEN to Enlit...

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