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December 27, 2016

Japanese electronics company Panasonic and U.S. electric car maker Tesla said Tuesday they plan to begin production of photovoltaic cells and modules at a factory in Buffalo, New York.

The two companies said they finalized an agreement calling for Tokyo-based...

December 27, 2016

A patch of land in the shadow of Mount Fuji is becoming a testing ground for energy storage, with some of Japan’s leading companies trying to develop technologies such as spinning flywheels and fuel cells. 

The government of Yamanashi, a prefecture 102 ki...

December 22, 2016

As the cost of batteries, fuel cells, and renewable energy more broadly come down, it's becoming clear that energy storage will be a big business in the future. It can smooth out the variability inherent with wind and solar, provide valuable services to the grid, and m...

December 19, 2016

 Read about the Jahammer J1 electric motorcycle on cleantechnica.com

December 14, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, edie.net reflects upon a year that saw energy storage evolve from a relatively abstract low-carbon concept into a crucial catalyst in the global transition to clean energy.  The world will witness an international 'megashift' towards energy st...

December 14, 2016

The latest, greatest utility-scale battery storage technology to emerge on the commercial market is the vanadium redox battery, also known as the vanadium flow battery.  V-flow batteries are fully containerized, nonflammable, compact, reusable over semi-infinite cycles...

December 14, 2016

ZincFive, Inc. has created the world's first nickel-zinc smart battery, a reliable and environmentally friendly alternative to many of the safety concerns associated with lead acid and lithium ion batteries.  Nickel-zinc will be only the fifth battery chemistry in hist...

December 12, 2016

The world's largest cold energy storage facility has been commissioned. The plant will be located at a site near Manchester, England.

 full article on digitaljournal.com

December 12, 2016

Regardless of where one stands on the topic of electric cars, it’s difficult to argue that Tesla Motors hasn’t disrupted the automotive industry. The Californian company is no longer written off as simply a startup with a dim future; its unique breed of fast, luxurious...

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