Energy storage news: 05.02.14

Sprint, the telecoms company, is using hydrogen fuel cell energy storage on city rooftops as a back up for it mobile networks, in a programme part-funded by the US Department of Energy.

Sprint is using hydrogen fuel cell energy storage on city rooftops as a back up for its mobile telecoms networks, in a programme part-funded by the US Department of Energy. Photo credit: Tiberiu Ana

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

  • EnStorage Israel and Princeton Power Systems have been awarded a USD$950,000 grant from the BIRD Foundation. The grant will be used to commercialise an energy storage system based on a hydrogen bromide flow battery and inverters.

  • Forbes explains why the relative cost benefit of electric vehicles is likely to increase significantly as oil becomes more expensive.
  • The Huffington Post analyses the lack of success to date of the General Motors and Hawaii Gas hydrogen fuel cell vehicle programme, in the wake of new federal and state legislation.

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