peak demand

Could abandoned mines be a viable means of storing energy?

Utilities may soon have a new, easily adoptable source of energy storage and peak demand balancing capacity.
lead-acid batteries

Enel announces 2019 DR participation in IESO’s flexible market

In Ontario, Canada, Enel X is set to install a total of 5MW/10MWh of energy storage system with Berry Global, a plastics packaging manufacturer. Once...
fixed tariffs

Reasons behind 33% anticipated increase in winter energy bills

The Consumer Energy Alliance has issued a new report predicting a 33% increase in energy bills if the 2019 winter season reaches 10% colder...
energy pricing

19MW storage capacity to participate in three UK flexible markets

Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has awarded NEC Energy Solutions with contracts to develop two energy storage systems in the UK.
Virtual power plant

eMotorwerks develops 70MWh virtual storage for CAISO

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) and eMotorwerks have announced the operation of a 30MW/70MWH distributed virtual energy storage battery. The virtual energy storage system...
digital grid

German municipal utility integrates energy storage and smart city pilots

Germany's municipal utility Gelsenwasser will test the role of energy storage in ensuring grid stability under a smart city programme. The utility is partnering with...
UK net zero

UK Power Networks to develop London’s first virtual power plant

UK Power Networks will create a virtual power station in London to ensure grid reliability. The utility is partnering with Powervault to implement the initiative. The...

World’s largest integrated wind-energy storage system developed

Wind energy company Orsted and grid operator Eversource have announced the development of an energy storage system under proposed offshore wind project Bay State...

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