Energy storage news: 16.07.14

Sales of electric vehicles in China are set for huge growth, as 30% of all new government vehicles must be ‘new energy’ (electric, hybrid or fuel cell) by 2016. Photo: BMW Brilliance

Sales of electric vehicles in China are set for huge growth as 30% of all new government vehicles must be ‘new energy’ (electric, hybrid or fuel cell) by 2016. Photo: BMW Brilliance

A selection of energy storage news from our Twitter feed over the last week.

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Energy storage news: 09.07.14

BYD of China reports that its electric vehicle sales grew tenfold in the first four months of 2014, in comparison with 2013, with further growth hampered by insufficient batteries.

BYD of China says its electric vehicle sales grew tenfold in the first four months of 2014, compared with 2013, with further growth hampered by lack of batteries. Photo: BYD Company

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Energy storage news: 02.07.14

A Nissan Leaf battery replacement will cost electric vehicle drivers USD$5,500 and will incorporate new heat-resistant battery chemistry.

A Nissan Leaf battery replacement will cost electric vehicle drivers $5,500 and will incorporate new heat-resistant battery technology. Photo credit: Nissan

Here are the energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed this week.

  • Between 2GW and 4GW of grid-scale energy storage could be installed in the USA in the next five years, according to a study from the Copper Development Association.

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Energy storage news: 25.06.14

Redox Power Systems, University of Maryland, Microsoft and Trans-Tech collaborate on solid oxide fuel cells, with funding from ARPA-E.

Redox Power Systems, University of Maryland, Microsoft and Trans-Tech are collaborating on solid oxide fuel cells, with funding from ARPA-E. Photo credit: University of Maryland

A selection of energy storage news from our Twitter feed over the last week.

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Energy storage news: 18.06.14

Abengoa, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Colorado School of Mines have been chosen by the US Department of Energy to research and develop new solar energy storage technology for thermo-electric plants.

The US DoE chooses Abengoa, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Colorado School of Mines to research and develop solar energy storage for thermo-electric plants. Photo: Colorado School of Mines

The leading energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed this week.

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Energy storage news: 11.06.14

GE Energy Storage, MAECI Solar and Princeton Power Systems will create the largest solar microgrid in Africa, a 5MW project on Annobon Island, Equatorial Guinea.

GE Energy Storage, MAECI Solar and Princeton Power Systems will create the largest solar microgrid in Africa, on Annobon Island, Equatorial Guinea. Photo credit: Bioko Islander

The top energy storage news from our Twitter feed this week.

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Energy storage news: 04.06.14

RedFlow is collaborating with Schneider Electric to develop its zinc-bromide flow battery energy storage systems.

RedFlow is collaborating with Schneider Electric to develop its zinc-bromide flow battery energy storage systems. Photo credit: RedFlow

Energy storage news making the headlines on our Twitter feed this week.

  • The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has released a report assessing smart grids in Europe, which covers over 450 projects and an investment of €3.15bn.

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Energy storage news: 28.05.14

EnerVault has opened the largest iron-chromium flow battery in the world in California, which will be used for solar energy storage.

EnerVault has opened the largest iron-chromium flow battery in the world in California, which will be used for solar energy storage. Photo credit: EnerVault

The important energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed over the last week.

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