Grid-scale energy storage projects in the USA are causing problems for utilities, according to a report from Energy Storage Update. Photo: Borrego Springs microgrid, San Diego Gas & Electric Company

New report reviews top US projects

By Jason Deign Grid-scale energy storage projects are still a challenge for US utilities, according to a new report from Energy Storage Report sponsor Energy Storage Update. The free US Energy Storage Projects and Prospects Guide 2016 focuses on three leading battery…

What is the future for grid-scale energy storage in Europe? We ask the Netherlands TSO TenneT, a key speaker at Commercialising Grid-Scale Energy Storage Global Congress 2015. Photo credit: TenneT

TenneT: “Storage is needed”

Previously published by Commercialising Grid-Scale Energy Storage Global Congress 2015. Republished with permission. If you’re wondering what the future holds for grid-scale energy storage in Europe then it helps to speak to the people who run Europe’s…

Eos Energy Storage, the grid-scale Aurora battery manufacturer, talks about its future business plans – which includes global expansion. Photo credit: Ideal Power

Eos plans international expansion next year

By Jason Deign Eos Energy Storage, the New York, US, grid-scale battery manufacturer, is planning to expand internationally in the second half of 2016. Philippe Bouchard, vice president of business development, told Energy Storage Report the company…

PG&E recently inaugurated the largest battery energy storage system in California at Yerba Buena, San Jose.

US incentives for energy storage

We are firm believers that most new technologies that might have benefits for society and the planet will never triumph through blind market forces alone and need to have at least some of their costs…

David Owens of the Edison Electric Institute debates energy storage at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response.

Energy storage key to utility trends

Reporting on the recent National Town Meeting on Demand Response, an official Siemens blog highlights energy storage as a big factor in changing the utility game.