Energy Storage

Argonne National Laboratory and Capstone Turbine Receive U.S. DOE Commercialization Funds for Thermal Energy Storage Technology

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq: CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory and Capstone have received funding from the DOE Technology Commercialization to refine Argonne’s high-efficiency, fast-charging and fast-discharging thermal energy storage system (TESS) [...]

Overcoming Load-shedding Through Concentrated Solar Power Technology

Speakers at a seminar held here underlined the need of maximum use of solar thermal technology to ensure availability of cost-effective electricity and to overcome problem of load-shedding on permanent basis. The seminar (technical session) was arranged by the Institution of Engineers, Pakistan, Rawalpindi-Islamabad Center (IEP-RIC), a press release [...]

Azelio demonstrates technology for low cost concentrated solar power energy storage

Swedish solar company Azelio on June 14th launched a demonstrator of its unique technology for solar energy storage. The technology is revolutionizing in its ability to generate clean electricity on demand around-the clock in a distributed way. It has modularity benefits and is more cost efficient than competing technologies, [...]

REslag, Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power

RESLAG is a European project that develops solutions for the valorisation of steel slag through 4 eco-innovative industrial alternative applications that will be proved in 4 large scale demonstration pilots. Slag as Thermal Energy Storage system feedstock for Concentrated Solar Power applications. RESLAG project aims to remove the constrains that [...]

Masen and Cleanergy Step up Their Joint Quest for Low Cost Concentrated Solar Power Storage

Storage of renewable energy for on-demand distribution of cost competitive and clean electricity is key for fossil-free power generation. Swedish solar technology company, Cleanergy and Masen (Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy) have an ongoing collaboration to address this challenge. The Masen-Cleanergy collaboration is now intensifying through new joint development agreement. [...]

Queensland tender draws energy storage for concentrated solar power (CSP)

Queensland’s tender for 400MW of large-scale renewables and 100MW of energy storage has received 115 proposals from 79 different entities spanning a wide range of technologies, according to the state's energy minister Mark Bailey. Proposals included 2.2GW of wind, 6.4GW of solar and around 500MW of other renewable energy [...]

Salt is the new key ingredient to harvest concentrated solar power

Abu Dhabi’s Shams 1 and Morocco’s Noor 1 projects are among the pioneers of concentrated solar power (CSP) solar technology. If the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region is to supply Europe with a steady supply of reliable electricity, it will need a technology that does not fail on a [...]

US DOE Funds Terrafore’s Phase Change Energy Storage Test

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released funding to the Argonne National Laboratory for a scaled-up round of independent testing of Terrafore Technologies’ innovative encapsulated thermal energy storage in phase change salts, designed to operate in temperatures to greater than 800°C in a single tank that acts as both [...]

2017-09-04T11:11:22+00:0004-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

Energy storage and grid integration solutions

In July, TSK has acquired Ingeteam´s power generation plant engineering and construction subsidiary. With this latest acquisition, TSK reinforces its current capacity to deliver electric power generation plants using renewable and conventional sources.   Nowadays there are several changes in electrical generation market, thanks to the introduction of renewable [...]

2017-09-05T13:56:44+00:0004-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Thermal Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power

As renewables gain a greater foothold in the energy system, the importance of energy storage is going to increase in kind. With the ongoing gradual shift away from traditional baseload energy sources, the development of efficient energy storage systems is imperative. Like it or not, the U.S. energy mix [...]

DEWA organises Energy Storage workshop in cooperation with CENER

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised a two-day workshop on Energy Storage in cooperation with the Spanish National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER). The workshop supports DEWA’s role as a platform for sharing knowledge and expertise and its efforts to keep its staff and partners up-to-date with the latest [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:39+00:0020-12-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

Integration of Concentrated Solar Power and liquid air energy storage

The University of Birmingham and the University of Melbourne are offering this joint PhD co-funded by both institutions providing the opportunity to study alongside world-leading academics in Birmingham and Melbourne. Many forms of renewable energy supply are intermittent, relying on storage or backup to provide uninterrupted power. Concentrated Solar Power [...]

EnergyNest redefines Energy Storage with HEATCRETE

The other day, China National Energy Administration has officially released the “Chinese 1 GW Demonstration Project Short List”. With total installed capacity of 1GW, this list comprises of 9 tower plants, 7 parabolic trough plants and 4 Fresnel plants. In addition to excitement among CSP industry insiders, if you think [...]