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Building a Better Battery for Electric Vehicles and the Grid

If you wanted to shorten the path from discovering to commercializing a promising battery technology for electric and hybrid vehicles and the electricity grid, you’d probably want to start an Energy Innovation Hub. That’s exactly what happened today, as Argonne National Lab takes the reins of the newly formed Batteries and Energy Storage Hub. It’ll … Continue reading Building a Better Battery for Electric Vehicles and the Grid

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Energy Storage on the Grid

Long Duration Energy Storage Systems: Compressed Air, Pumped Storage, NaS Batteries, Advanced Lead Acid Batteries, Flow Batteries, and Lithium Ion Batteries for Utility-Scale Storage: Market Analysis and Forecasts. Long-duration or bulk energy storage on the grid (ESG) is by far the largest market for energy storage, and until recently was the only market. Advances in … Continue reading Energy Storage on the Grid

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Solar power and wind energy may stabilise the power grid

Renewable energies such as wind, sun and biogas are set to become increasingly important in generating electricity. If increasing numbers of wind turbines and photovoltaic systems feed electrical energy into the grid, it becomes denser – and more distributed. Therefore, instead of a small number of large power plants, it links a larger number of … Continue reading Solar power and wind energy may stabilise the power grid

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Submarine Electricity Transmission

The market for high-voltage submarine cables is a small and highly specialized industry that will experience strong growth over the next several years. Demand for submarine cables is growing steadily as national governments and regional organizations pledge their efforts to expanding offshore renewable power generation, linking remote land masses, and interconnecting their national grids. These … Continue reading Submarine Electricity Transmission

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