Beacon Power

Beacon Power has bought advanced flywheel energy storage technology from Hanyang University in Korea.

Energy storage news: 09.04.14

Energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed over the last week. Panasonic wants to cooperate with the Tesla Gigafactory plans, but says that the investment risk is greater than it would like. American Manganese has announced its…


We analyse the current and future markets for flywheel energy storage, reviewing developments from established companies such as Beacon Power and ABB, to startups like Temporal Power. Photo credit: NASA

Flywheel energy storage: going somewhere fast?

With all the hoo-hah around the developing nexus between Tesla, SolarCity and Panasonic, the battery subsidies on offer in Japan, plus NEC’s buyout of the A123 Systems grid energy storage unit from Wanxiang, you could be forgiven…


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.