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.

compressed hydrogen

Hydrogen-based seasonal storage an alternative form of long-term energy storage

A study finds that the price of seasonal storage if based on compressed hydrogen, could become cost-competitive with alternative forms of long-term storage.
solar pv market

Huawei presents top 10 solar PV market trends

Huawei has released its predicts within the renewable energy and solar PV market through 2025.
Energy storage association

Energy Storage Association postpones event due to coronavirus

The travel uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus) has led the US Energy Storage Association to exercise caution and postpone its annual conference for four months into the late summer.
Blackstone acquisition

Blackstone acquires Toronto-based utility-scale storage firm

Private equity giant Blackstone announced the acquisition of a Toronto-based developer of battery storage solutions.

‘A new kind of energy firm’ gets much needed pre-seed funding

‘A new kind of energy provider’ has announced the close of its $1.5 million pre-seed funding round.
lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries to account for 85% of new energy storage capacity

Navigant Research states that lithium-ion batteries will account for 85% of newly installed energy storage capacity.
UK battery storage

UK: Home storage enables renewables, savings during peaks

Battery storage could enable the use of up to 25% more renewable energy during periods of peak demand, according to a new report by UK network operator Northern Powergrid.
ceramic fuel cell

New discovery set to revolutionise ceramic fuel cell technology

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have discovered a new family of chemical compounds that could revolutionise fuel cell technology and help reduce global carbon emissions.
ev battery

Battery specialists InoBat Auto gets €5 million govt. funding for Slovakian...

InoBat Auto, an R&D and battery production company providing new energy solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), has secured €5 million (approximately $4.5 million) in funding from the Slovakian government to build an R&D centre to support the development of a 10GWh Gigafactory in the country – the world’s biggest car producer per capita.

Up to £6.5bn is required to avoid EVs stressing UK grid

EVET has released the results of a series of studies being conducted to accelerate the uptake of EVs without putting pressure on the country’s grid network.

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