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Storage Battery to Power an Electricity Evolution in Los Angeles

A Zondits Rundown: AES Corporation to Power an Electricity Evolution in Los Angeles By 2021 the Los Angeles “peaker,” a natural gas-burning power plant in Long Beach, will be replaced by the world’s largest storage battery, capable of holding and delivering over 100 megawatts of power an hour for four hours.  For reference, the output of 100 […]

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The Obama Administration Shows Support for Renewable Energy

Jesse Remillard, ERS, for Zondits The Obama Administration showed its support for renewable energy, energy storage, and microgrids last Thursday, June 16, 2016, by hosting a Summit on Scaling Renewable Energy and Storage with Smart Markets. Both state and private sectors were represented at the Summit, and investment commitments totaling approximately $1 billion were made. The […]

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Cutting Edge Progress in Flow Battery Technology

“Hourglass” Coal-Killing Steampunk Energy Storage System Could Pump More Wind, Solar Into Grid Cleantechnica, May 26, 2016 The Intertubes have been buzzing with news of a new “hourglass” flow battery that could provide a durable, low cost energy storage system for the nation’s vast wind and solar resources. The old meme about clean power being […]