Energy storage news: 12.02.14

Sumitomo opens the world’s first used electric vehicle battery energy storage system. Nissan Leaf lithium-ion batteries will regulate energy from a solar power plant in Osaka, Japan.

Sumitomo opens the world’s first used electric vehicle battery energy storage system. Nissan Leaf lithium-ion batteries will regulate energy from a solar power plant in Osaka, Japan. Photo credit: Animam for Energy Storage Report

The latest energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed.

  • A team from RMIT University has developed a proton flow battery that removes the need for the production, storage and recovery of hydrogen.
  • A study by Lux Research suggests that microgrid-as-a-service offers the best opportunity for energy providers and investors to capitalise on the microgrid market.
  • The Tesla Model X could have competition from the Audi Q8 e-tron, an electric sports utility vehicle due in 2017.

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