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October 23, 2018

Multiple technologies are vying to house temporary surpluses of solar and wind power.

A mind-boggling array of energy storage technologies—including batteries the size of an Ikea furniture store and tanks of salt hydrates the size of oil drums that release heat—is being...

May 29, 2018

Clean energy could become so cheap there’s no incentive to build any more.

The plummeting cost of renewables could be a double-edged sword if energy markets fail to deliver the financial returns to justify further investments, experts believe. 

In the U.K., for example,...

February 26, 2018

Here is an interesting read from energy-storage.news on the use of blockchain technology to distribute energy supplies in the future.

Case study: Blockchain technology is being put to the test in northern Europe, writes Jean-Baptiste Cornefert of Sonnen.

A quick view int...

December 11, 2017

Copenhagen, Denmark

Sometimes, there can be too much of a good thing.

Every so often, from California to Germany, there’s news of “negative electricity prices,” a peculiar side effect of global efforts to generate clean energy. Solar farms and wind turbines produce varyi...

September 5, 2017

Tesla has partnered with Vestas, the world's biggest wind-turbine manufacturer, to figure out how to combine their batteries with Vestas' wind farms. The batteries will be used to store excess wind energy that can then be used when the wind isn't blowing.

Though Tesla’s...

June 30, 2017

Qinghai province used only wind, solar and hydroelectric power to supply its population of 5.8 million.

While the U.S. flounders on environmental action and a growing number of cabinet officials out themselves as climate deniers, China continues to make waves as an emer...

May 30, 2017

Power storage remains expensive, making it difficult to cost effectively store power for use when the sun does not shine or the wind does not blow. However, this oft repeated statement does not represent the full picture because not all storage is created equal. While...

February 28, 2017

The country of Denmark generated enough wind energy on Wednesday to power the entire country’s electricity needs, according to new figures from Europe’s wind energy trade body, WindEurope.

According to WindEurope, Denmark generated a total of 70 gigawatt-hours (GWh) fro...

February 8, 2017

India’s renewable energy sector recently achieved yet another major milestone, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy announced.

As of the 31st of December 2016, India had achieved an operational grid-connected renewable energy capacity of more than 50 gigawatts. More t...

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