1. Articles in category: Flywheel

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    1. Zpryme: Overview of utilities exploration of storage (briefly mentions most applications and companies)

      Zpryme: Overview of utilities exploration of storage (briefly mentions most applications and companies)

      Progressive utilities across the globe are exploring the use of energy storage technologies to provide load shifting, reserve capacity, frequency regulation, renewable energy integration, substation back-up and storage, spinning reserves, and community energy storage solutions.

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      Mentions: Japan DoE Europe
    2. Active Power to install 4MW, 21 flywheel UPS at Texas hospital

      Active Power to install 4MW, 21 flywheel UPS at Texas hospital

      Parkland Health & Hospital System will deploy nearly 4MW of Active Power's UPS (uninterruptible power supply) systems to its campus in Dallas, Texas.  Seven CleanSource UPS systems, totaling 21 flywheels, will be deployed to provide 100% uptime to its data center and imaging centers. The systems will provide power conditioning and bridge power in case of long term utility outage.

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      Mentions: TX Germany China
    3. Viridity, with Saft Batteries, Stores Train Regenerative Braking Power; Sells to Grid

      Viridity, with Saft Batteries, Stores Train Regenerative Braking Power; Sells to Grid

      Viridity's project with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority feeds train regenerative braking power to an 800kW, 400kWh Saft battery at a substation serving the five stations.  Viridit received a $900,000 Pennsylvania state grant, and financing from Saft and Envitech.

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      Mentions: PA Saft Maxwell
    4. Opinion: Lux's analysis of 8 grid storage technologies in 6 applications in 44 countries

      Opinion: Lux's analysis of 8 grid storage technologies in 6 applications in 44 countries

      Lux Research released a bottom-up evaluation of the cost effectiveness of eight energy storage technologies in six grid-scale applications throughout 44 countries.  "Grid Storage under the Microscope: Using Local Knowledge to Forecast Global Demand" predicts that annual global demand for grid-scale energy storage will reach an astounding 185.4 GWh by 2017 and represent a $113.5B incremental revenue opportunity for an industry that currently generates sales of $50 to $60B a year.

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      Mentions: Japan U.S. Italy
    5. Report by KEMA: Energy Storage Market Quadruples in Five Years

      Report by KEMA: Energy Storage Market Quadruples in Five Years

      A new report from KEMA looked at the growth in U.S. energy storage in the coming five years. It concluded the domestic market is likely to quadruple and to offer significant opportunities in electrochemical, mechanical and thermal methods of storing energy over a wide range of applications ... The storage industry is going to rely on subsidies to jump-start its early growth.

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      Mentions: U.S. DNV KEMA
    6. Judge OKs Beacon's sale to Rockland; more details

      Judge OKs Beacon's sale to Rockland; more details

      Beacon's Stephentown (NY) project will continue, as will its Hazle Township (PA) project.  The latter had received 2 grants: $24M from DoE, and $5M from Pennsylvania.  Rockland is to pay $5.5M cash, and a $25M note to the Department of Energy.  The DoE will also receive ~$1M in cash, and ~$2M reversion of unused cash collateral.   Massachusetts will receive $750K on its $4.3M loan to Beacon.

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      Mentions: PA DoE NY
    7. Report by Pike: Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) To Play Larger Role

      Report by Pike: Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) To Play Larger Role

      The global market for uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems will expand from $8.2 billion in 2011 to $9.4 billion this year, which represents a year-over-year growth rate of 14%, according to a report from Pike Research. By 2015, the UPS market will grow to $13.2 billion.

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      Mentions: U.S. Europe China
    8. Report by Harvard: boost energy R&D to $10B/yr (mentions storage)

      Report by Harvard: boost energy R&D to $10B/yr (mentions storage)
      Researchers from the Harvard Kennedy School have outlined a blueprint for an energy innovation boost in the United States, calling for the government to double investment and adopt policy changes when it comes to energy research, development, and demonstration.
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      Mentions: DoE India U.S.
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