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Scientists develop new Graphene-based battery that charges five times faster

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2017

Scientists have developed a new graphene-based battery material with charging speed five times faster than today's lithium-ion batteries.

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Subject Tags: battery , innovation , storage

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries said to mull India power storage with BP

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2017

Reliance Industries Ltd, owned by Mukesh Ambani, is considering entering the power-storage business with its partner BP Plc. to expand into the country’s growing renewable energy sector, according to two people with knowledge of the plan.

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Schneider Electric, WWF Install Solar-Storage Mini-Grids on Diminishing Islands in India’s Threatened Sundarbans

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 2, 2017

Stretching across the Bay of Bengal from on to offshore the coasts of northeast India and Bangladesh, the Sundarbans is the world’s largest remaining mangrove ecosystem. Island residents and...

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Subject Tags: mini-grid , solar , storage

IN FIRST, ANDHRA TO STORE SOLAR ENERGY FOR FARMERS

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2017

Andhra Pradesh is going to be the first State in the country and Asia to store solar energy to facilitate power supply to agriculture sector, bringing an end to farmers’ dependence on grid-based...

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Power Grid eyes electric vehicle play

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 6, 2017

Enthused by the market potential for electric vehicles (EV) in India, state-owned Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd (PGCIL), the power transmission utility responsible for establishing green energy...

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Storing solar power increases energy consumption, emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2017

Storing solar power for nighttime use actually increases both energy consumption and emissions compared with sending excess solar energy directly to the utility grid, according to a new study....

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Turning Beer Wastewater into Energy Storage Benefits Breweries, Battery Manufacturers

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

Beer wastewater can be converted to materials needed to make energy storage cells — a development that researchers say could be a “win-win” for breweries and battery manufacturers....

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Siemens Tests Breakthrough Thermal Storage System for Wind

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2016

Siemens believes a recently launched thermal storage concept for wind power could deliver energy at significantly below €0.10 per kilowatt-hour (USD $111 per megawatt-hour).

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India wastes 15-20% of its renewable energy due to lack of storage: Panasonic Energy head

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2016

The variations in wind and solar energy, and the lack of adequate electricity storage facilities, result in about 15-20 per cent of all renewable energy generated in India going to waste,...

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