11 juillet 2016

Nissan and Eaton collaborate energy storage solution in Normandy

NISSAN and Eaton have joined forces to provide an innovative energy storage solution incorporating renewable energy sources for cloud and IT services hosting company Webaxys’ new, ‘eco-responsible’ data centre based at the Saint-Romain de Colbosc Eco Park in Normandy. The energy storage solution provides a ‘second-life’ for Nissan electric vehicle batteries and in combination with Eaton’s leading uninterruptible power supply capabilities, provides an industrialised energy control and storage solution for managing data centres. ... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2016

Peugeot develops solar energy charging station for EVs in France

The Driveco Parasol is a charging station comprising 88 photovoltaic panels and lithium-ion batteries for the production and storage of solar energy. With this method, electricity can be distributed at any time, even when sunlight levels are low.     NEW DELHI: French automaker Peugeot has designed a solar energy charging station for electric vehicles for Driveco - the Driveco Parasol. Its design combines ecology and technology with a wooden framework supporting the photovoltaic panels, thus providing protective shade... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2016

Intelligent energy storage systems - top emerging trends & new technologies research 2016 – 2024

Transparency Market Research has issued a new report called Intelligent energy storage systems—top emerging trends & new technologies research 2016–2024 Intelligent Energy Storage Systems Market: Drivers and Restraints The major driver propelling the global intelligent energy storage systems market is the increasing awareness about the importance of reducing the consumption of electricity. Since renewable energy has not yet been commercialized to the optimum level, conservation of the available energy has emerged as the best way... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2016

Capacitor Science turns simple capacitor into high density, high energy storage device by altering dielectric materials.

Capacitor Sciences is developing patent-pending materials to create nano-structured crystalline thin films, that when used as the dielectric material in a capacitor, will be able to create high performance capacitive energy storage cells capable of surpassing energy density and power density of lithium ion batteries, at a significantly reduced cost per kWh. In addition, these capacitive energy storage cells will be non-flammable and safe to operate offering a significant benefit over that of lithium ion batteries. New CEO leads... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2016

Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market by Application, by Technology, by End User & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

Advanced energy storage systems market is expected to reach a value of USD 15.95 billion by 2020, at a high CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period. Energy arbitrage opportunities, increasing renewable installations and growth of the electric vehicles market are propelling the growth of the energy storage systems market across the globe. Various regions, especially North America and Europe, are investing in expanding their energy storage infrastructure in order to perceive sustainable development; energy storage systems are considered... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

BMW launches energy storage company

credit photo BMW Electromobility is increasingly becoming a component in a multidisciplinary energy interaction – with the batteries being the pivotal point in the system. The latest move in this game: Carmaker BMW has launched a joint venture with heating systems vendor Viessmann Group. Under the name Digital Energy Solutions, the BMW-Viessmann joint venture will offer energy management solutions and related consulting services. According to BMW’s press release, the strategy of the new company will pursuit an overarching approach... [Lire la suite]

27 juin 2015

US Energy Storage Management Systems Market to Grow Tenfold by 2019

The U.S. market for energy storage management systems, which are software suites designed to increase the operating efficiency and overall value of energy storage, will grow tenfold between 2014 and 2019. According to GTM Research’s latest report, Energy Storage Management Systems 2015-2019: Applications, Players and Forecast, the market for this software will reach $136 million by 2019.   Source: Energy Storage Management Systems 2015-2019 Originally designed to monitor the health and safety of energy storage deployments,... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2015

Greensmith Raises $4.9M to Scale Up Energy Storage Software

Nearly 500MW in pipeline, sights set on $10 million raise with strategic and VC investors Greensmith had raised $6 million in angel and early-stage financing as of 2012, and brought in some “planned injections of capital” over the past year or so, he said. Those include $4 million in May 2014, and $1 million in February, according to SEC filings. But the new round is “the major growth funding,” he said. Greensmith is providing its software for about 45 projects with 20 different customers, and has nearly 500 megawatts of projects... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2015

Presentation of WattStorage at the INNOV'ECO, Cleantech Innovation Hub - June 11th

At the  the INNOV'ECO, Cleantech Innovation  Hub Wattstorage presented its vision on the challenges for energy storage during the round table session " Next step for energy storage"   Credit photo Helene Rambert                             ore information : http://innoveco-paris.com/prochains-rdv/programme-2015/nouveaux-challenges-stockage-energie/
08 juin 2015

The Investigation of a Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Onboard a Boeing 787

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency responsible for investigating all civil aviation accidents in the United States, as well as aviation incidents of significant safety impact. A fire in an auxiliary power unit (APU) lithium-ion battery onboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 78 7 Dreamliner at the General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts, in January 2013 prompted an NTSB incident investigation and ultimately, the Federal Aviation Administration’s grounding of... [Lire la suite]