This is a big month for us and many other energy storage companies. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – ARRA – a.k.a the Obama Stimulus Legislation – contains many incentives for energy storage and the smart grid. We’re currently submitting several projects under the Smart Grid Demonstration Grant, which targets energy storage demonstrations. The […]
ZBB Energy has a press release out for their flow battery system at a wind farm in Ireland. Flow batteries are a great application at wind farms. The VRB-ESS has been used at wind farms for several years in Japan and Australia, and the Irish government published a report in 2007 about integrating a VRB-ESS […]
I saw this article about the New York Independent System Operator reporting that PHEVs won’t cause a strain on the grid “as long as owners plug-in overnight”. Funny, I keep hearing that PHEVs will be the savior of renewable energy, allowing for storage of wind and solar from the grid and from the home, transporting […]
Fairly extensive presentation on the market opportunities and suppliers for large grid connected energy storage. Plenty of opportunity for many technologies. Utility-Scale (Grid) Energy Storage Development – Increased Demand Results in Industry Innovation View more Microsoft Word documents from Frost Sullivan.
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has proposed legislation to provide tax incentives for energy storage. This is a first – providing energy storage with incentives similar to renewable energy, demand response and energy efficiency. Press Release:“In an effort to increase infrastructure supporting renewable fuels, the STORAGE Act provides investment tax credits for energy storage facilities […]