Projects

Laurel Mountain, West Virginia – A previous collaborative project between AES and PJM.

Two deals add 80MW of US storage

US grid operator PJM Interconnection, whose operations serves 60 million Americans across the Midwest and northeast of the country, has hit the renewables headlines twice this week for signing up to two separate energy storage deals.


Oak Ridge National Laboratory develop lithium-sulphur battery

Lithium-sulphur makes a splash

Lithium-sulphur technology batteries made headlines this week with the announcement that a consortium of leading energy companies is planning to develop what it describes as “safe, lightweight and robust solar energy storage systems for the military around…


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Solar looks to supercap storage

Maxwell Technologies has joined up with Soitec for a project to demonstrate the benefits of combining the former’s ultracapacitor energy storage with the latter’s concentrated solar technology, reports NewNet. The project, which has already started, is being…



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Eaton system in smart grid project

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has worked with Portland General Electric (PGE) to develop an energy storage system for the Salem Smart Power Center, a 5MW energy storage facility unveiled today in Salem, Oregon, USA. The…



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SMA plans new South Africa factory

SMA Solar Technology is expanding its presence in South Africa with the creation of an inverter factory. “Here photovoltaics is already a financially attractive alternative to other forms of power generation,” said SMA chief executive Pierre-Pascal Urbon….