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Researchers have stumbled upon a battery breakthrough that could change energy storage forever - Tech Insider

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Researchers have stumbled upon a battery breakthrough that could change energy storage forever
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Better battery storage can advance all sorts of technology from phones to electric cars — but increasing battery life is no easy feat. Luckily, researchers hailing from the University of California Irvine may have accidentally discovered a solution ...

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California Has Too Much Solar Power -- And That's a Good Thing - Motley Fool

Sun, 2016-05-01 05:00

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California Has Too Much Solar Power -- And That's a Good Thing
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They could move energy from when it's produced to when it's needed in a relatively efficient manner. But regulators in states like California need to find ways to make energy storage economical for utilities and developers. It would clearly be valuable ...

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Will SolarCity Become an Energy Storage Power Player? - Motley Fool

Sat, 2016-04-30 12:00

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Will SolarCity Become an Energy Storage Power Player?
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By GTM Research's estimates, Tesla Motors supplied SolarCity with 25.8 MWh of energy storage systems in 2015, or 36% of all behind-the-meter energy storage installed in the U.S. "Behind the meter" basically just means the utility doesn't control the ...

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This Grid-Scale Battery Is Based on Train Cars and Good Old Gravity - Motherboard

Sat, 2016-04-30 09:08

This Grid-Scale Battery Is Based on Train Cars and Good Old Gravity
Motherboard
A California start-up named Advanced Rail Energy Storage (ARES) has a clever idea for storing electrical power at the most extreme scales, e.g. those of the power grid itself. It's a battery of sorts, but a battery that doesn't resemble anything we'd ...

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Verengo Solar and Swell Energy Announce Residential Energy Storage Partnership - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Fri, 2016-04-29 09:50

Verengo Solar and Swell Energy Announce Residential Energy Storage Partnership
AltEnergyMag (press release)
April, 27th, 2016- Marketwired - Verengo Solar, Southern California's premier residential PV installer, and Swell Energy, California's leading home battery provider, jointly announced today a partnership that creates a one-stop home energy storage and ...

Eos Energy Storage wins $2 M from California Energy Comm to demo behind-the-meter battery at UC San Diego - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Fri, 2016-04-29 07:50

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Eos Energy Storage wins $2 M from California Energy Comm to demo behind-the-meter battery at UC San Diego
Windpower Engineering (press release)
Eos Energy Storage plans to demonstrate residential and commercial battery systems at the University of California San Diego, with the support of a $2 million award from the California Energy Commission. Eos is partnering with global original equipment ...

Aquion to install storage for microgrid at California winery and farm - Utility Dive

Fri, 2016-04-29 06:25

Aquion to install storage for microgrid at California winery and farm
Utility Dive
Aquion Energy and Ideal Power have teamed up to provide storage capability to a microgrid that would enable a California winery and farm energy self sufficient. Aquion is supplying its aqueous hybrid ion batteries for the project, which will use Ideal ...

Verengo Solar & Swell Energy Partner To Offer Another Home Solar + Storage Option - CleanTechnica

Fri, 2016-04-29 00:30

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Verengo Solar & Swell Energy Partner To Offer Another Home Solar + Storage Option
CleanTechnica
A home energy storage partnership deal has been inked between California-based Verengo Solar and battery provider Swell Energy. The deal is intended to establish a(nother) one-stop home energy storage and backup power solution for the residential ...

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The train goes up, the train goes down: a simple new way to store energy - Vox

Thu, 2016-04-28 11:30

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The train goes up, the train goes down: a simple new way to store energy
Vox
The energy stored by going uphill is released by going downhill. Pretty neat. The details are fun too — it's a clever, ... Advanced rail energy storage (thus "ARES") can absorb that excess energy, using it to power electric trains that pull giant ...

Beale selected for Resilient Energy Demonstration Initiative - Air Force Link

Thu, 2016-04-28 09:56

Beale selected for Resilient Energy Demonstration Initiative
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WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Air Force has selected Beale Air Force Base, California, as the lead site for its Resilient Energy Demonstration Initiative (REDI) to develop and deploy innovative energy resilience technologies and business models, and then ...

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Eos Energy Storage awarded USD 2 million from CEC to demonstrate behind-the-meter battery systems at UC San Diego - solarserver.com

Wed, 2016-04-27 23:30

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Eos Energy Storage awarded USD 2 million from CEC to demonstrate behind-the-meter battery systems at UC San Diego
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Eos Energy Storage (Eos, New York, NY, U.S.) on April 27th, 2016 announced plans to demonstrate residential and commercial battery systems at the University of California San Diego, with the support of a USD 2 million award from the California Energy ...

Eos Energy Storage Awarded $2 Million from the California Energy Commission to Demonstrate Behind-the-Meter ... - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Wed, 2016-04-27 05:55

Eos Energy Storage Awarded $2 Million from the California Energy Commission to Demonstrate Behind-the-Meter ...
AltEnergyMag (press release)
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eos Energy Storage ("Eos") today announced plans to demonstrate residential and commercial battery systems at the University of California San Diego, with the support of a $2 million award from the California Energy ...

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FERC Staff Seeks Information From RTOs/ISOs On Energy Storage Participation In Wholesale Markets - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Wed, 2016-04-27 05:37

FERC Staff Seeks Information From RTOs/ISOs On Energy Storage Participation In Wholesale Markets
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6 The four presenters ¾ with links to their presentations ¾ were AES Energy Storage, CAISO, Department of Energy and Southern California Edison. In addition, FERC Staff delivered a presentation on its data request and request for comments at the April ...

Eos Energy Storage Awarded $2 Million from the California Energy Commission to Demonstrate Behind-the-Meter ... - Business Wire (press release)

Wed, 2016-04-27 05:01

Eos Energy Storage Awarded $2 Million from the California Energy Commission to Demonstrate Behind-the-Meter ...
Business Wire (press release)
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eos Energy Storage (“Eos”) today announced plans to demonstrate residential and commercial battery systems at the University of California San Diego, with the support of a $2 million award from the California Energy ...

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Verengo Solar and Swell Energy Announce Residential Energy Storage Partnership - Yahoo Finance UK

Wed, 2016-04-27 02:10

Yahoo Finance UK

Verengo Solar and Swell Energy Announce Residential Energy Storage Partnership
Yahoo Finance UK
TORRANCE, CA and VENICE, CA--(Marketwired - April 27, 2016) - Verengo Solar, Southern California's premier residential PV installer, and Swell Energy, California's leading home battery provider, jointly announced today a partnership that creates a ...

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Verengo Solar and Swell Energy Announce Residential Energy Storage Partnership - Marketwired (press release)

Wed, 2016-04-27 02:08

Verengo Solar and Swell Energy Announce Residential Energy Storage Partnership
Marketwired (press release)
TORRANCE, CA and VENICE, CA--(Marketwired - April 27, 2016) - Verengo Solar, Southern California's premier residential PV installer, and Swell Energy, California's leading home battery provider, jointly announced today a partnership that creates a ...

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Solar and Energy Storage Power Organic Winery in California - Solar Novus Today

Tue, 2016-04-26 21:37

Solar Novus Today

Solar and Energy Storage Power Organic Winery in California
Solar Novus Today
Aquion Energy, Inc., developer and manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI) batteries and energy storage systems, and Ideal Power Inc., a developer of power conversion technologies, announce the installation of Aquion's AHI batteries using Ideal Power ...

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Energy Storage Association Honors New York State PUC Chair Audrey Zibelman and Customized Energy Solutions at ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2016-04-26 15:40

Energy Storage Association Honors New York State PUC Chair Audrey Zibelman and Customized Energy Solutions at ...
PR Newswire (press release)
CES was recognized for its critical role in analyzing energy storage market structures and technologies that allow the industry, utilities and regulators in ISO/RTO markets and states, such as California, Texas and Massachusetts, to create energy ...

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A California start-up is using railroad technology to tackle energy storage - Utility Dive

Tue, 2016-04-26 11:06

A California start-up is using railroad technology to tackle energy storage
Utility Dive
The newest entrant into energy storage market bears a passing resemblance to cutting edge 19th century technology. It is a rail car with no passengers or freight that goes nowhere. But if the California company working on this technology is right, its ...

30 Ways Chernobyl and Dying Nuke Industry Threaten Our Survival - Truthdig

Tue, 2016-04-26 10:56

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30 Ways Chernobyl and Dying Nuke Industry Threaten Our Survival
Truthdig
By 1979 new reactor orders had already stopped due to the industry's horrific inefficiencies, bad economics and lack of answers for decommissioning and radioactive waste storage. The industry's biggest lie—that atomic power would be “too cheap to ...

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