Energy innovations to follow in 2017

1. DEMAND RESPONSE Balancing the supply and demand of energy across the National Grid is a constant game of careful planning and skillful execution. Add the intermittent nature of wind, solar and tidal energy into…

Residential energy storage systems to increase 3800% by 2025

Residential energy storage has been a growing market in certain areas for a number of years. To date, though, it has been a niche product for clean energy connoisseurs that utilities have mostly ignored. Momentum…

Energy Storage for Demand Response Program

The Glasgow Electric Plant Board is installing Sunverge Energy’s smart energy storage devices as part of the utility’s effort to significantly reduce emissions during times of peak demand for its customers in southern Kentucky. The…

Telecom providers using renewables, energy storage to protect infrastructure from power outages

As the telecommunications network has grown, it has become a major consumer of electric power. Distributed generation (DG) is a key tool that network providers can now use to reduce their energy costs. At the…

Turning to battery storage to avoid transmission investment

Dive Brief: Convergent Energy + Power has installed a 3 MWh bank of batteries in Boothbay, Maine, in an effort to help alleviate the region’s overloaded transmission system without having to construct new power lines….