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The company's DemandLogic smart energy storage system has been designed to use stored energy during peak demand hours, while also providing backup during grid outages.
The electronics giant plans to sell solar power to residents at lower prices than utilities. Toshiba will initially install 3 MW serving 750 apartments with the aim of increasing capacity to more than 100 MW by 2016.
The company is aiming to meet growing demand for energy storage and stabilization solutions as power grids face increasing challenges in coping with ever more renewable energy. Tests are to start in the U.S. early next year.
Attendees at the 14th Forum Solarpraxis in Berlin have called for the role of renewables installations in stabilizing the electricity grid to be recognized. Grid representatives acknowledge possibilities but lament the lack of a...
The 8th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES) in Berlin has highlighted the potential of small battery solutions to increase stability and prevent surges of PV electricity.
The German state of Saxony has approved a request by SolarWorld to conduct six further test drillings into the lithium deposits in Zinnwald, a mountainous area near the Czech border.
Researchers at Berkeley Lab have been awarded an R&D 100 Award for their work in developing PEFM, an adhesive that can be used as part of a battery's anode.
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