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US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has released a report summarising the technical and regulatory grid energy storage landscape, indicating where support from congress is needed and detailing four major challenges to adoption. Photo credit: Notrees Wind Energy Storage Project, US Department of Energy

Energy storage news: 18.12.13

Here are the most important energy storage news stories from our Twitter feed over the last seven days. Strata Solar, the solar photovoltaic project developer, has secured a major module supply deal with BYD of China, which…


Source: DoE International Energy Storage Database.

IESDB: a priceless resource

Mike Stone speaks to Cedric Christensen, director of operations and development at Strategen Consulting, the organisation responsible for the upkeep and development of the International Energy Storage Database (IESDB) portal. One of the many exciting aspects of energy…


Sandia National Laboratories

Electricity storage guide available

Sandia National Laboratories has released an updated handbook on energy storage. The book was created in collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) and was funded by the…


US Energy Secretary, Dr. Ernest Moniz, focuses on energy storage in the same week that he announces plans to dramatically restructure the Department of Energy.

ARPA-E in $30m research push

The US Department of Energy has announced that up to USD$30m from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will be made available to develop technologies that deliver cost-effective solar energy when the sun is not shining. A…



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DoE puts energy storage on the map

If you haven’t done so already, we strongly suggest you check out the US Department of Energy International Energy Storage Database. Currently available as a beta version (which runs scripts a little slow, according to our Mac)…