“New Air-breathing battery can store electricity for a fifth the current cost”

“Wind and solar power are increasingly popular sources for renewable energy. But intermittency issues keep them from connecting widely to the U.S. grid: They require energy-storage systems that, at the cheapest, run about $100 per kilowatt hour and… Read More

“Battery Storage Begins to Find a Home at Some Water Utilities”

“Irvine Ranch Water District is installing Tesla battery systems at 11 of its facilities, saving money on its power bill and helping to balance demand on the regional energy grid. General Manager Paul Cook explains the strategy.” https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2018/02/01/battery-storage-begins-to-find-a-home-at-some-water-utilities

“World’s Largest Solar-Wind-Storage Plant Planned for India”

“A wind, solar and battery storage plant is being planned for the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, which has faced power woes in recent months due to grid failure. The renewable energy facility will consist of 120… Read More

“The Energy Revolution Is Here: Solar Energy and Storage Now Cheaper Than Coal”

“There’s no question wind and solar energy are now competitive with fossil fuels around the world on a per-kilowatt-hour basis, but they still face the challenge that they’re intermittent sources of energy. The sun won’t provide energy to… Read More

“Proterra claims world record, says its electric bus traveled more than 1,100 miles on a single charge”

“Proterra, the electric bus company based in Burlingame, Calif., with an assembly plant in City of Industry, claimed a world record for electric vehicle range on Tuesday. Its Catalyst E2 all-electric bus traveled 1,101.2 miles over a test… Read More

“Duke Energy proposes first utility-scale battery storage projects in the Carolinas”

“Duke Energy Progress plans to spend $30 million by early 2019 on the first utility-scale battery storage projects in North Carolina. It proposes to install a nine-megawatt battery in Asheville and a four-megawatt battery in Hot Springs.” https://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/news/2017/09/21/duke-energy-proposes-first-utility-scale-battery.html