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Turning Beer Wastewater into Energy Storage Benefits Breweries, Battery Manufacturers

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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GE Commits $7.5 Million to Low-Carbon Tech, Joins MIT Energy Initiative

General Electric is joining Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s energy research hub and donating $7.5 million to its efforts to develop low- and no-carbon energy technologies. GE says its work with the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) will focus on solar energy, energy storage, electric power systems, and carbon capture, utilization and … Read more »

Tesla-SolarCity, Total-Saft Acquisitions: In the Race to Integrate Power Companies, Who Is Next?

Tesla-SolarCity, Total-Saft Acquisitions: In the Race to Integrate Power Companies, Who Is Next?

These are tough times for oil giants. They’re up against falling profits and facing threats from alternative fuels and battery technologies as global momentum shifts toward a low-carbon economy. To overcome these challenges, global oil “supermajors” should follow in the footsteps of Total — which bought energy storage company Saft … Read more »

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Why GE, Other Energy Giants Are Investing Billions in Battery Storage

General Electric has invested millions of dollars into German batter storage provider Sonnen — the latest move by an energy services giant to buy into the growing energy storage market.

The Sun is Shining on San Diego’s Solar and Energy Storage Ventures

The Sun is Shining on San Diego’s Solar and Energy Storage Ventures

The sun may be shining on the energy storage business. If the latest deal between San Diego Gas &Electric and Hecate Energy Bancroft is an indicator, the utility may be on its way to securing 165 megawatts of energy storage capacity by 2020. Such storage can harness the solar electrons. … Read more »

Utility-Technology Partnerships Produce Energy Savings for Corporate America

Utility-Technology Partnerships Produce Energy Savings for Corporate America

A new type of marriage is taking place in energy circles that is providing customers with some financial assurances while also giving them access to new technologies. The latest such venture is between WGL Energy and BayWa r.e. to build a photovoltaic solar farm in California. As the utility world … Read more »

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Utility Adds 38.5 MWs Energy Storage, Efficiency Projects

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has added 20-megawatts of energy storage and 18.5 MW of energy efficiency projects that will allow the California utility to supply more renewable energy to its customers and help them reduce energy usage in commercial buildings. The 20-MW lithium ion battery project — the largest … Read more »

Will Hawaii’s Attempts to Elevate Energy Storage be Successful?

With all the hoopla over utility commission rulings regarding how rooftop solar gets treated in California and Nevada, we almost forgot to bring up Hawaii, which has enacted some quirky rules of its own. The state, consisting of several islands, has the highest retail electric rates in the country. At … Read more »

Despite its High Cost, Energy Storage Sees Light in Domestic and Global Markets

Global energy consumption is on the rise. But the price of modern technologies is falling, and that includes not just those to generate cleaner fuels but also those to harness the electrons of those sustainable sources. What does all this mean to environmental managers? While solar generation is becoming more … Read more »