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Waterloo chemists develop promising cheap, sustainable battery for grid energy storage

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2016

Chemists at the University of Waterloo have developed a long-lasting zinc-ion battery that costs half the price of current lithium-ion batteries and could help enable communities to shift away...

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An effective and low-cost solution for storing solar energy designed

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 26, 2016

Solar energy can be stored by converting it into hydrogen. But current methods are too expensive and don’t last long. Using commercially available solar cells and none of the usual rare metals,...

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New electrical energy storage material shows its power

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

A powerful new material developed by Northwestern University chemist William Dichtel and his research team could one day speed up the charging process of electric cars and help increase their...

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India readies plan to improve renewable power storage

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2016

As lithium-ion batteries take centre-stage in the global pursuit for efficient energy storage systems, India has quietly readied a plan aimed at creating systems that can store up to 10,000 mw...

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India, US push for $30 mn energy storage research initiative

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 10, 2016

India and the US have agreed on a $30 million public-private five-year research initiative for a joint research on smart grid and energy storage technology.

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Global Grid-Connected Energy Storage Capacity to Double in 2016, IHS Markit Says

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2016

The global energy storage market is expected to double, from 1.4 gigawatt hour (GWh) added in 2015 to 2.9 GWh this year, offering unique growth prospects for many energy companies as global...

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India Looking To Launch National Energy Storage Mission

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 17, 2016

India’s renewable energy targets will massive amounts of capacity added to the grid over a very short period of time. The Indian government is looking at ways to minimize its impact on the...

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Subject Tags: energy storage , MNRE , policy

US energy giant AES bets big on India’s green corridor

By : sustainabilityo..., May 30, 2016

Encouraged by its first sale of a 10 MW storage system to Panasonic India, US-headquartered energy major AES Corp is in talks with Indian renewable energy companies and electricity transmission...

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Subject Tags: batteries , energy storage

These solar hubs can provide clean water, green electricity & Internet connectivity to 3000 people

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2016

The team of this ambitious company describes their creation as the "biggest solar-powered computer in the world," which combines solar photovoltaics (PV) and battery storage for powering the...

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IEDC studying hybrid (Wind and Solar Power) model with energy storage to produce renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2016

IL&FS Energy Development Co. (IEDC) has embarked upon a first-of-its-kind feasibility study to examine the possibility of integrating wind and solar power production along with energy...

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