Energy Storage World Forum

Industry reaches turning point

By Jason Deign Speakers from 22 countries will be gathering at the 10th Energy Storage World Forum and 4th Residential Energy Storage Forum in Berlin next month at a critical point for the industry. Tesla’s recent…


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Could hydrogen work with batteries?

NB: a previous version of this story mistakenly said Mercedes and Daimler were pulling out of fuel cell development. This version has been corrected.  By Mike Stone Is hydrogen back in serious contention as a…


How V2G could stabilise the grid

By Jason Deign Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) storage may be all that grids need for stability as renewables increase, according to a speaker at the upcoming Energy Storage World Forum, on May 8 to 12. “With V2G…




Reposit Power, with its solar battery storage trading and control platform, is one of the companies helping residents in Australia make money by selling stored energy to the grid. Photo credit: Australian Government

How can customers trade energy with batteries?

By Dr Geoff James Previously published on www.energystorageforum.com and republished with permission. When people buy batteries for their homes, they mainly expect to have more energy independence. But a sophisticated battery system can do more than providing…



Island energy storage: could an islanded microgrid have helped in the Vanuatu cyclone disaster?

Could microgrids save lives on remote islands?

Upcoming debate on energy storage in microgrids was given a sense of urgency over the weekend as Cyclone Pam tore across Vanuatu in the Pacific. As the devastated island nation issued a plea for international help, one of…