Ancillary services are the auxiliary services required to balance the grid in order to reliably maintain the electricity grid. Such applications include frequency regulation, voltage support, spinning reserve, electric supply reserve capacity, and load following. Over the next 10 years the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/energy-storage-for-ancillary-services-balance-the-grid-in-order-to-reliably-maintain-the-electricity-grid/ AES Energy Storage, electric supply reserve capacity, Electricity Grid, Energy Storage, frequency regulation, reliably maintain, spinning reserve, voltage support
The U.S. wind industry is soaring now that last year’s uncertainty over renewal of the federal production tax credit for wind power is ancient history. A last-minute shift in Congress resulted in renewal of the credit on January 1st, and leading wind turbine manufacturer GE has just credited…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/whos-afraid-of-the-big-bad-production-tax-credit-for-wind-power-industrys-windpower-2013-expo-in-chicago/ American Wind Energy Association, Energy Storage, energy storage technologies, Intermittent Energy Sources, wind energy storage facility
Global expectations for hydrogen are currently sky-high. Transport applications stand at the threshold of commercialisation, while ahead lies an investment boom in the hydrogen distribution network. The changeover to hydrogen based on natural gas would already mean a potential saving of billion…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/the-finnish-hydrogen-roadmap-hydrogen-to-join-electricity-in-ending-traffic-pollution-compiled-by-vtt-technical-research-centre-of-finland/ Bioenergy, carbon footprint, Ending Traffic Pollution, Energy Storage, Finnish hydrogen roadmap, Hydrogen – Fuel Cells, hydrogen distribution network, Other, renewable energy, Technology and Innovation (Tekes), VTT Technical Research Centre
Solar and wind are excellent sources of clean, renewable energy, but as they contribute a larger share to the generation fleet, their integration will become increasingly challenging. The reason: solar and wind cannot be dispatched in the same way as other sources of energy, such as nuclear,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/distributed-energy-storage-benefits-on-both-sides-of-the-meter-solar-and-wind-are-excellent-sources-of-clean-renewable-energy/ Both Sides, Distributed Energy Storage Benefits, energy efficiency, Energy Storage, excellent sources of clean, Green Power, Hydropower, Meter Solar and wind, renewable energy, solar energy, Solar Tech, wind power
Menlo Park, Calif. — Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid.
“For…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/new-battery-design-could-help-solar-and-wind-energy-power-the-grid-u-s-department-of-energys-doe-slac-national-accelerator-laboratory-and-stanford-university/ Could Help Solar, Energy Storage, New Battery Design, New Battery Design for Energy Power, New Battery Design renewable Solar Wind Energy Power Storage, New Battery Design Solar Energy, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory a, Stanford University, U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE), Wind Energy Power Grid, wind power
Executive with proven track record for growth brought in to rapidly scale the industry’s most compelling distributed energy storage platform
Liberty Lake, Washington (April 30, 2013) Demand Energy Networks, Inc. (www.demand-energy.com), a leading provider of turn-key systems for…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/demand-energy-appoints-solar-industry-veteran-as-ceo-industrys-most-compelling-distributed-energy-storage-platform/ Demand Energy Appoints, energy efficiency, Energy Storage, energy storage platform, solar energy, solar industry
Here are some top cleantech (and fossil fuel) stories from around the Interwebs. Enjoy.
Construction Starts On Solar-Powered Stadium In France
Masdar Launches Africa’s Largest Solar PV Power Plant
World’s Largest Solar Power Plant May Use First Solar &/Or Yingli Solar…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/press-release/solar-power-energy-storage-ev-bicycles-ethanol-hybridstrain-fossil-fuel-news-roundup/ Bicycles, Energy Storage, Ethanol, ev, Fossil Fuel, Hybrids, News Roundup, Solar Power, Train
A recent IRS ruling confirms that batteries used to store solar electricity qualify for the 30% energy tax credit. At the same time, it imposes significant limits on the amount of the available credit if the battery also stores electricity drawn from the utility grid.
In PLR 201308005, the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/irs-confirms-that-batteries-qualify-for-the-energy-tax-credit-but-imposes-limitations/ Bioenergy, Energy Storage, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, large solar developer, solar PV panels, stores electricity, wind power
NEW YORK CITY – Germany will subsidize consumers’ purchases of battery systems to store power from solar panels through a 25 million-euro ($32.6 million) program to promote wider use of renewable energy, according to the German Solar Industry Association.
The government…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/germany-to-support-solar-energy-storage-with-new-subsidy-the-german-solar-industry-association/ battery systems, Energy Storage, German Solar Industry Association, solar energy, Solar Panels, Solar Tech, store power