AquaMetals wins $3.6 million tax break for recycling plant 150 150 Batteries International

AquaMetals wins $3.6 million tax break for recycling plant

AquaMetals, the start-up lead battery recycling firm, was on September 22 handed tax incentives worth $3.6 million from the Nevada government for the firm’s lead-recycling technology. The tax break followed…

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BATTERIES AS VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS – THE INS AND OUTS OF A VIRTUAL POWER PLANT 150 150 Batteries International

BATTERIES AS VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS – THE INS AND OUTS OF A VIRTUAL POWER PLANT

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” may be a cliché — but it is apt for describing the principle of virtual power plants” As more and…

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BATTERIES AS VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS – New York pilots solar-plus-storage VPP 150 150 Batteries International

BATTERIES AS VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS – New York pilots solar-plus-storage VPP

September 16, 2016: The REV initiative — the ‘reforming energy vision’ of New York State — has a pilot that may serve as the first steps in creating a template…

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BATTERIES AS VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS 150 150 Batteries International

BATTERIES AS VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS

Loading weight to take weight off the load Despite a proliferation of highly nuanced business models, utilities and solar-and-storage companies continue to fine-tune their approach to using energy storage as…

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GRID TECHNOLOGIES, ULTRACAPACITORS Batteries International

GRID TECHNOLOGIES, ULTRACAPACITORS

Kimberly McGrath, director of business development at Maxwell Technologies discusses how the combination of supercaps and storage offers an economic way forward for grid development. Hybridizing energy and power for…

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ENERGY STORAGE FINANCE: GAUGING RISK 150 150 Batteries International

ENERGY STORAGE FINANCE: GAUGING RISK

Energy storage technology — seen by many as the final piece in the global energy transition puzzle — requires significant financing. Attracting investment, depends largely on understanding and quantifying the…

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Musk unveils Tesla’s latest battery pack for ‘fastest car in the world’ 150 150 Batteries International

Musk unveils Tesla’s latest battery pack for ‘fastest car in the world’

Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled on August 23 the latest battery pack for the automaker’s Model S and X cars that he claims extends the range beyond 300 miles. The…

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Nissan denies plans to sell its battery business but press speculation continues 150 150 Batteries International

Nissan denies plans to sell its battery business but press speculation continues

Speculation over the presumed sale of Nissan’s battery business, Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, to electronics maker Panasonic continued in August. Although the car manufacturer continued to deny claims of a…

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Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigates globe using solar and NMC only Batteries International

Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigates globe using solar and NMC only

The sky could literally be no limit to the potential applications for Kokam’s Ultra High Energy nickel manganese cobalt batteries that on July 26 successfully helped to land the first…

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Argonne, East Penn and RSR to research unused performance potential of lead 150 150 Batteries International

Argonne, East Penn and RSR to research unused performance potential of lead

27 September 2016: Argonne National Laboratory and RSR Technologies and East Penn Manufacturing have agreed to work together under a standard US government cooperative research and development agreement. The agreement…

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