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Fitting together the pieces to get to 100% Renewable Energy

Fitting together the pieces to get to 100% Renewable Energy

Energy storage is the critical link in the transition to a 100% renewable and sustainable energy future. While solar and wind generation have received a lot of attention and seen dramatic improvements in technology, reliability, and cost, the sto ...

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7 Lessons Learned from Merchant Energy Storage Projects

7 Lessons Learned from Merchant Energy Storage Projects

This blog post is part 2 in a 2-part series on merchant storage. Recently, we published the first part of this blog series, Unravelling the Complexity of Merchant Energy Storage Projects which compared typical fossil fuel power plants to energ ...

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Unravelling the Complexity of Merchant Energy Storage Projects

Unravelling the Complexity of Merchant Energy Storage Projects

This blog post is part 1 in a 2-part series on merchant storage. Brian Warshay, principal consultant for DER and energy storage at DNV GL You know an industry is maturing when developers discuss the merchant market not as a source of upsi ...

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How to plan for a safer and smarter energy storage market?

How to plan for a safer and smarter energy storage market?

6 Things You Should Know About Energy Storage Experts: Claas H?lsen and Toni Johannes Elschner According to DNV GL's 2019 Energy Transition Outlook, the combination of storage for the grid and storage available in vehicle-to-grid systems will e ...

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Your 2019 Battery Performance Scorecard FAQs answered

Your 2019 Battery Performance Scorecard FAQs answered

In early November we released our 2019 Battery Performance Scorecard, which provides independent ranking and evaluation of battery vendors based on testing performed in DNV GL's laboratories. Since the release, we've had some great feedback from ...

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Energy storage industry heroes win Nobel Prize for work on lithium-ion batteries

Energy storage industry heroes win Nobel Prize for work on lithium-ion batteries

(L-R): Akira Yoshino, Dr. M. Stanley Whittingham and Dr. John Goodenough. (Charles Dharapak / Yoshiaki Sakamoto / Kyodo News / Binghamton University). Source: CTV News John B. Goodenough, professor at UT Austin, jointly with Stanley Whittingham at ...

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Who will dominate the global energy storage market?

Who will dominate the global energy storage market?

Jason Goodhand, Global Segment Leader - Storage, DNV GL I recently delivered a podcast story on the 'space race' for energy storage dominance between the United States (U.S.) and China. To recap, I highlighted that in China the government is pushi ...

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Testing. Why? Because Battery Manufacturers Don’t Tell You Everything

Testing. Why? Because Battery Manufacturers Don’t Tell You Everything

The rapid growth of energy storage is creating new opportunities for manufacturers to bring batteries to the market, and project developers and owners are integrating them into their systems, often relying on the vendors for the information they ...

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Transportation is the biggest growth opportunity for the electric utility sector in a century

Transportation is the biggest growth opportunity for the electric utility sector in a century

  I attended AWEA 2019 in Houston during the week of May 20 to sit on a panel with Pattern Energy, EVGo, Siemens, and Scott Rupp, a Chairman from the Missouri Public Services Commission. The topic of our panel was electrification and the ...

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Can Flow Batteries compete with Li-ion?

Can Flow Batteries compete with Li-ion?

Introduction If you're reading this post, you probably have heard about flow batteries. You also probably have heard some of the claims about flow batteries having lower degradation, improved safety, and longer-duration capability compared to their ...

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