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Believe it or not, Energy Storage Report is two years old this week. We’d like to thank the growing number of fans who have followed us via email, online and on Twitter over the last 24 months. Our annual anniversary is…

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A supercapacitor made of hemp fibres is as good as a graphene supercapacitor for energy storage, according to Dr David Mitlin of the University of Alberta, Canada.

Energy storage news: 17.09.14

The energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed this week. BioSolar is developing the BioSuperCap, a cheap polymer-based supercapacitor that could lower the cost of solar energy storage. The Strati, the first 3D-printed electric car, was printed in…


The process of lithium plating taking place during the charging of lithium-ion batteries has been observed by scientists at Technische Universität München, Germany.

Energy storage news: 10.09.14

This week’s energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed. NEC Energy Solutions will supply a large utility in California with a 3.9MWh lithium-ion battery-based grid energy storage system. ABB and BYD have announced a global energy storage…


Valhalla Energía is planning to build Chile's first hydroelectric pumped storage plant, Espejo de Tarapacá, for solar energy storage. Photo credit: Fundación Chile.

Energy storage news: 03.09.14

Some of the energy storage news headlines from last week. Follow us on Twitter for more. Highpower International’s electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries have been approved by China’s National Quality Control and Inspection Center for Buses. The Massachusetts…


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Energy storage news: 22.08.14

Bloomberg looks into how big companies are using thermal storage to meet carbon rules. Earnings at inverter maker SMA have slipped following weak demand from Europe. The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium…


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Energy storage news: 6.08.14

Toyota has published an infographic to dispel 10 fuel cell myths, including ‘Fuel cells are BS’. OXIS Energy and Multi Source Power Technologies have formed a partnership to develop marine sulphur lithium batteries. In the…


NRStor has opened its 2MW Temporal Power flywheel energy storage system in Harriston, Ontario – the first grid energy storage in Canada.

Energy storage news: 30.07.14

Energy storage news from our Twitter feed this week. Greentech Media has published photos showing work beginning on what may be the new Tesla Gigafactory in Reno, Nevada, although a Tesla spokesperson has said that California has re-entered the race…


Researchers at Rutgers have developed a catalyst based on carbon nanotubes that could replace platinum in hydrogen fuel production from water.

Energy storage news: 23.07.14

This week’s energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed. The Society of Automotive Engineers has finalised a new hydrogen fueling standard for light-duty vehicles: SAE J2601. BMW and Samsung SDI are expanding their relationship in electric…