All Blog Posts Tagged 'storage' (3)

Four good reasons for community microgrids

It is clear why city leaders are turning their attention to community microgrids. Energy is the lifeblood of any contemporary community, and severe storms in recent years have revealed the vulnerability of the central grid.

Taking into account the priorities of city leaders — infrastructure,…


Added by Darek Letkiewicz on August 24, 2015 at 8:43am — No Comments

Electric Thermal Storage Gets Smarter

Home renewable generation continues to gain momentum as solar panel price decreases make the economics more attractive.  Energy storage is also emerging as an enabling technology to maximize the value of intermittent renewable generation.  Much of the storage focus has been on lithium-ion batteries.  However, an older and…


Added by Charlie Hewitt on June 26, 2015 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Solar and wind have a new best friend - Liquid Metal Batteries

As reliable energy sources, solar and wind once had a couple of similar problems – darkness all night and the proverbial calm before the storm, respectively. On the bright side, though, when these natural forces become our power sources, then the heat and the light are free -…

Added by Joseph Lamy on February 3, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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