There’s A New Kind Of Gold In Them There Pits

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 09:00:31 +0000

An abandoned gold mine in far north Queensland is set to become the world’s first co-located solar and pumped storage hydropower plant. The 250 MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project, 270 km northwest of Townsville, is the first pumped hydro power station to be built in Australia in almost 40 years. Genex has commenced its […]

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Pumped Hydro Provides Vast Majority Of Energy Storage For Renewables

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 12:00:12 +0000

To cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half within a decade, the Biden administration’s goal, the U.S. is going to need a lot more solar and wind power generation, and lots of cheap energy storage. Wind and solar power vary over the course of a day, so energy storage is essential to provide a continuous flow […]

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10 Significant Water Power Accomplishments From 2021

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:50:54 +0000

NREL Experts Are Advancing Marine Energy and Hydropower To Help Build a 100% Clean Energy Future Over the last year, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers worked hard to advance water power, a clean, carbon-pollution-free energy source. From surging oceans to rushing rivers, flowing waters are a constant and bountiful source of renewable energy. Today, […]

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A Year in Review: Advancing Energy Storage & Conversion Research

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 22:52:45 +0000

The energy system of the future must successfully utilize large amounts of variable and intermittent renewable energy sources to meet demand for power generation, decarbonization, grid resilience, and energy efficiency.

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Kentucky Coal Mine Will Become Giant “Water Battery” Energy Storage Project

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2022 17:28:13 +0000

energy storage pumped hydro OregonKentucky is on the verge of a renewable energy breakthrough, including a massive new long duration, pumped hydro energy storage project.

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Former Coal Mine Will House New Pumped-Hydro Storage Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2022 21:01:20 +0000

A company active in the hydropower sector is working on a new project to build a pumped-hydro storage facility at the site of a former coal mine in Kentucky. Boston, Massachusetts-based Rye Development, which has a current in-design or operational portfolio of 25 projects in 10 states, on Jan. 4 announced it was developing the […]

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Largest Pumped-Hydro Facility In World Turns On In China

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2022 04:10:39 +0000

Pumped hydro storage is an unsung hero of the renewable energy world. It provides super low-cost, low-emission energy storage in locations around the world. The thing is that it’s not really a high-growth field of the new energy world. That said, China just made a big splash in pumped hydro storage. Apparently, the State Grid […]

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Convergent Energy + Power Chief Strategist On Solar Plus Storage & Valuing Capacity (CleanTech Talk)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 19:10:59 +0000

The mid-market area that Convergent plays in with storage and solar+storage projects is expected to see 40-60% compounded annual growth rates in the coming years. Meier’s primary job is keeping them focused on their strengths and competencies in a period of enormous change and opportunity.

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CleanTechnica Interview with Energy Vault CEO: PSH Energy Storage & Recycling Coal Ash

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 16:58:24 +0000

I was recently invited to interview Energy Vault Chairman, Co-Founder, and CEO Robert Piconi, who shared some of the latest achievements about Energy Vault and what sets it apart from its competitors in the energy storage industry. Energy Vault’s mission is to accelerate the decarbonization of our planet by introducing the most advance, environmentally sound, […]

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