Global technical association IEEE has developed a comprehensive resource portfolio aimed at further developing short- and long-term smart grid innovation. Among the first resources available are three "Vision" documents.
5 MW Salem smart grid is part of U.S. Energy Department's Pacific Northwest project and will test renewables integration, energy storage and demand-response technology.
The Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers or EUROBAT have published two papers highlighting the specific advantages of using battery solutions to support smart grid and rural electrification...
U.S. Senators have introduced a Storage Technology for Renewable and Green Energy Act for 2013. This Act, also known as the STORAGE Act, will promote the deployment of energy storage technologies in the U.S. All storage...
Boston-based Lux Research has released a new report "Finding the Perfect Partner in the Global Grid Storage Market" that pinpoints strategic valuable partnerships as the key to success for developers as the storage market...
The smart meter market is burgeoning in China, according to market research company IHS iSuppli, but manufacturers are being hit by a price erosion similar to that which devastated solar panel makers last year.
A power-to-gas research project has been launched in Germany. A research network of institutes and companies will evaluate the capability of long-term storage technologies in a 100% renewable energy electricity scenario.
Founder of the International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA) and Managing Director of IPVEA Bryan D. Ekus provides pv magazine with more insight into the newly formed alliance and the support needed by the storage...
Berlin startup Younicos and renewable power utility company Wemag AG are setting up a 5 MW lithium-ion battery park in West Mecklenburg, Germany. Samsung SDI will be supplying the batteries with a 20-year guarantee.
Eleven European companies have established the North Sea Power to Gas Platform, a joint body to explore the viability of power-to-gas in the countries surrounding the North Sea area. With this platform, the companies aim to...
An alliance has been established to support and facilitate collaboration between solar, electrical energy storage and smart grid technologies companies.
From US$200 million in 2012, the photovoltaic storage market is projected to be worth $19 billion in 2017, mainly driven by the German energy storage subsidy, reports IMS Research. While Germany is set to lead the residential...
Power and automation technologies giant ABB has announced the acquisition of Power-One. With this move ABB secures its new position as one of the leading global suppliers of solar inverters.
Germany will launch its support program for photovoltaic battery storage systems on May 1. Funding totaling €25 million will be available in the first year from German state bank KfW.
Joint Secretary of the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Alok Srivastava seeks German cooperation to bring grid integration technology to India.
German state bank KfW says it is ready to start support of storage systems for photovoltaic systems in early May. The green light is, however, still to come from Germany’s Federal Environment Ministry in Berlin.
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