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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Silicon: Small Ingredient Plays Major Role in Battery Upgrades

8 May , 2020  

This article was originally published on pnnl.gov on April 28, 2020. RICHLAND, Wash. — The same material you’ll find at the tip of a pencil—graphite—has long been a key component in today’s lithium-ion batteries. As our reliance on these batteries increases, however, graphite-based electrodes are due for an upgrade. For that, scientists are looking to the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Renewables

The Role of Energy Storage in the Rise in Renewables

8 May , 2017  

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How Batteries Could Revolutionize Renewable Energy Time, May 1, 2017 All over California, there’s evidence of the state’s goal to lead the country in renewable energy. Enormous farms of shiny solar panels have popped up across southern California, and gigantic wind turbines dot the landscape outside nearly all the major cities. There are less flashy—and […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

The Lithium Ion Battery Market Expected to Surge

10 May , 2016  

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Race for renewable energy technologies charges lithium market Business News Network, May 7, 2016 Global adoption of new transportation technologies and electronics are powering massive growth in lithium-ion battery sales. Google has recently announced a partnership with Fiat Chrysler to develop a self-driving hybrid minivan. Uber, Apple, BMW, Audi, Ford and Mercedes-Benz are also moving […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity, Energy Storage

Tesla’s Powerwall Enables Customers to Become Their Own Power Station

22 Jun , 2015  

Jesse Remillard for Zondits, June 22, 2015. Image credit: walkerkarraa Conditions in Australia are primed for the success of home energy storage systems due to high retail electricity costs (near $0.30USD/kWh) and the popularity of residential photovoltaic systems. Because of this, Elon Musk and his company, Tesla, are targeting Australia for the release of their new […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Renewables

Is the Partnership of Clean Power and Battery Storage at a Tipping Point?

12 Jan , 2015  

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Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets? Gigaom, January 11, 2015 The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in the backyard (or basement), and become utterly independent from the power grid, using free electricity from the sun. Batteries […]

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