Archive for energy-storage

New Battery System To Help Store Wind Energy At Massachusetts School

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 06, 2017

On Thursday, executives with Vionx Energy and National Grid celebrated the completion and commissioning of Vionx’s 3 MWh storage unit at Holy Name Junior/Senior High School in Worcester, Mass. Designed for a lifetime of 20-plus years, the system will store [Read More]

U.S. Senators Introduce ‘Advancing Grid Storage Act’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 27, 2017

U.S. Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., members of the Senate Energy Committee, have introduced what they deem a job-creating measure that will help strengthen the country’s energy infrastructure. According to a press release from the senators, the [Read More]

New Battery Storage Project Installed At Acciona Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Acciona Energia has opened up a battery storage plant alongside a wind farm in Barasoain, located in the region of Navarra, Spain. According to Acciona, the plant is the first facility of its type incorporated into a grid-connected wind project [Read More]

E.ON Gets To Work On Energy Storage At Texas Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

E.ON has begun construction on its Texas Waves energy storage projects, which are co-located at the company’s existing Pyron and Inadale wind farms in west Texas. Texas Waves consists of two 9.9 MW, short-duration energy storage projects using lithium-ion battery [Read More]

Swiss Energy Storage Company Opens Up Hub In Indiana

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 25, 2017

The company currently has three major projects underway in North America, including energy storage systems for grid ancillary services in the midwest U.S. and Ontario.

Northern Power Rolls Out Turnkey Energy Storage Suite

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

Northern Power Systems Corp., a Vermont-based provider of distributed energy power systems, is now offering a suite of megawatt-scale energy storage solutions that incorporate various battery types and capabilities, depending on the application and end-user need. The company has already [Read More]

San Diego Water Authority Seeks Proposals For Energy Storage Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 19, 2017

The San Diego County Water Authority has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a potential joint energy storage project with the City of San Diego. According to the public agency, the project could lessen upward pressure on water rates [Read More]

Introducing Fluence, An Energy Storage JV From Siemens And AES

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2017

Dubbed Fluence, the 50/50 joint venture between Siemens and AES will be headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area.

Energy Storage Association Names First Chief Exec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 28, 2017

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has announced that advanced energy industry veteran Kelly Speakes-Backman will become the organization’s first CEO, effective July 1. As CEO, she will lead the association’s efforts to unleash the full potential of energy storage. “As [Read More]

New York Offers Millions In Funding For Energy Storage Tech

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced that up to $6.3 million is now available for emerging energy storage technologies that have not yet been commercialized but could support renewable power sources in the state. [Read More]