Grid Storage Winners Part 2: How Much Of Which Storage By When?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:30:43 +0000

Through 2060, pumped hydro storage will maintain its grid dominance, but redox flow technologies, lithium ion and many also-rans will deliver 3.6 TW.

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Elon Musk’s Recipe To Power The World With Renewables, Part 2 (Local Solar + Storage)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 23:42:46 +0000

In a previous article, I covered a recipe Elon Musk gave us for powering the world with renewables. He gave the overall plan, but obviously couldn’t give full details on the plan at the local level. During another part of the Q1 earnings call, he gave a lot more detail on how the local level […]

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VW Vehicle-To-Grid Is 15 Years Too Early, Except Maybe In Texas

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:35:33 +0000

While I think that of the major vendors, VW is most likely to thrive in the transition to fully electric vehicles, its vehicle-to-grid offerings are so early that they are best thought of as an experimental platform.

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HyperChange: Tesla Will Be The World’s Biggest Company

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 00:44:57 +0000

HyperChange’s Gali Russell (aka @GFilche on Twitter) released a video on why he thinks Tesla will be the world’s biggest company. Just last month, Elon Musk tweeted that there was a >0% chance that Tesla could become the biggest company, as an obvious joke. While that seemed to just be a joke (there’s a greater […]

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Tesla Has Its Fingerprints On Apple & Volkswagen Business Deals

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 03:09:02 +0000

Tesla is involved in an energy storage project for Apple and may be selling emissions credits to Volkswagen in China.

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EIA’s AEO2021 Shows Growing Use of Batteries on the U.S. Electricity Grid

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:08:30 +0000

In the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2021 (AEO2021), EIA projects a significant number of battery energy storage systems will be added to the U.S. power grid. In the AEO2021 Reference case, which reflects current laws and regulations, 59 gigawatts (GW) of battery storage will serve the power grid in 2050. Battery storage systems […]

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How Much Does Volkswagen’s Bi-Directional Charging Innovation Matter?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 15:37:07 +0000

One of the features Volkswagen presented at its recent Power Day event that people got most excited about was bi-directional charging. New Volkswagen models will be able to charge or discharge via Volkswagen wallboxes starting next year. This is something many EV enthusiasts have been into for many years, yet it is almost non-existent on […]

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The US CLEAN Future Act — What’s In It?

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 03:40:12 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog. By  Dan Lashof, Devashree Saha, Karl Hausker, Greg Carlock, Kevin Kennedy, and Tyler Clevenger  U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, together with subcommittee chairs Bobby Rush and Paul Tonko, introduced the CLEAN Future Act on March 2, 2021. While numerous climate bills are introduced in each Congress, this proposal […]

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US Department of Energy Launches Design & Construction of $75 Million Grid Energy Storage Research Facility

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 17:45:18 +0000

Grid Storage Launchpad at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Will Accelerate Energy Storage Innovation, Boost Clean Energy Adaptation and Grid Resilience.

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