US mulls tax support for storage

BY RICHARD HEAP: The US Senate will soon debate a bill that could give a huge boost to investors in storage. This legislation would put climate change at the heart of investment in US infrastructure….


Why NEC’s storage exit shouldn’t worry investors

BY RICHARD HEAP: It’s been a good year for the energy storage sector despite everything. The global financial and oil crises have shown there are opportunities for investors in storage to profit from volatile energy…


Interview: Zinc8’s Ron MacDonald on growth plans

BY RICHARD HEAP: “There’s a huge differential. The more capacity you add to our system, the cheaper the overall system becomes,” says Ron MacDonald (pictured), chief executive of Vancouver-based zinc-air battery storage company Zinc8 Energy…



California storage reaches its JFK moment

  BY RICHARD HEAP: It’s 59 years since President John F. Kennedy claimed that the US would land a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s. In 1969, it achieved this goal….