1. Articles from esacon.org

  2. 1-15 of 15
    1. Able Grid, MAP® Energy, Astral Electricity and Mortenson Announce Construction Start for Chisholm Grid 100 MW Battery Energy Storage System to Serve the Growing ERCOT Texas Electricity Market

      Able Grid, MAP® Energy, Astral Electricity and Mortenson Announce Construction Start for Chisholm Grid 100 MW Battery Energy Storage System to Serve the Growing ERCOT Texas Electricity Market

      Able Grid Energy Solutions (Able Grid), a leading developer of battery energy storage projects throughout the U.S., along with its development and operating partners MAP® Energy (MAP®) and Astral Electricity (Astral), today announced that full notice to proceed has been issued on the Chisholm Grid battery energy storage system located in Fort Worth, Texas. Chisholm Grid will have an initial rated capacity of 100 megawatts (MWac) and is scheduled to begin commercial operations in mid-2021. Mortenson is the balance of plant (BOP) and battery installation contractor for the Chisholm Grid facility, which is Mortenson’s ninth energy storage project.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: U.S. Texas Able Grid
    2. Wasatch Energy Group and sonnen Launch Landmark New Virtual Power Plant Projects in California

      Wasatch Energy Group and sonnen Launch Landmark New Virtual Power Plant Projects in California

      Today sonnen and Wasatch Energy Group demonstrate their firm resolve to continue to lead the energy transition by announcing commitment to deploy a series of residential virtual power plant (VPP) projects in California. The Wasatch California VPP Fleet I and II will outfit some 3,000 residential apartment homes with solar generation and sonnen intelligent battery energy storage. In aggregate, the project is set to become the largest apartment-community-based VPP fleet in the world upon its 2021 completion. The project boasts over 60 MWh of energy storage capacity and over 24 MW of power capacity and will be funded by $130M in capital from Wasatch and external investors.

      Read Full Article
    3. NY Power Authority Announces North Country Large-Scale Energy Storage Project Construction Start

      NY Power Authority Announces North Country Large-Scale Energy Storage Project Construction Start

      The New York Power Authority (NYPA) today announced the start of construction on a large-scale, 20 megawatt (MW) energy battery storage project in Northern New York, one of the largest such projects in the nation. The innovative facility, located in Franklin County at the top of the state, will advance progress toward achieving New York’s ambitious target to have 3,000 megawatts of energy storage deployed by 2030 – the equivalent of powering 40 percent of New York’s homes. The project is expected to be in service early next year.

      Read Full Article
    4. Powin Energy’s Stack230 Achieves the Highest Standard in Product Safety

      Powin Energy’s Stack230 Achieves the Highest Standard in Product Safety

      Today Powin Energy Corporation (Powin), a global leader in the design and manufacture of safe, scalable, battery energy storage solutions for IPPs and utilities, announced its Stack2301 product completed the UL9540A test with no flame or propagation from cell to cell. In doing so, Powin has demonstrated that their product meets the industry’s highest standards for safety and fire prevention and its installations will not require expensive protective devices like fire-proof barriers or large separations between Stacks. This achievement follows on the heels of the positive UL9540A results from Powin’s Stack225 tests performed earlier this year.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Powin Energy
    5. The U.S. Energy Storage Association Reveals 100×30 Vision for the Industry

      The U.S. Energy Storage Association Reveals 100×30 Vision for the Industry

      The U.S. Energy Storage Association  (ESA), the national trade association for the American energy storage industry, today issued an expanded vision for energy storage, 100×30: Enabling the Clean Power Transformation. Informed by developments in the energy storage and clean energy markets, and extrapolating upon ESA’s 2017 vision document (35×25: A Vision for Energy Storage), this white paper charts a path for the industry to deploy 100 GW of new storage  across the United States in the next decade.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: U.S. ESA
    6. Lead Battery Recycling Model Recognized as Groundbreaking Regulatory Work

      Lead Battery Recycling Model Recognized as Groundbreaking Regulatory Work

      The lead battery industry has been called a model of a circular economy by the World Economic Forum and The Sustainability Consortium – and most recently, the American Association of Association Executives (ASAE) has cited the groundbreaking work that is the foundation of the system as one of the most important regulatory accomplishments of the last 100 years. As part of its Centennial Celebration, ASAE, known as the association for associations, cast a wide net to identify meaningful contributions associations have made on major world events over the last century as part of their 100 Years of The Power of A campaign.

      Read Full Article
    7. Li-Ion Tamer Group Announces Third Generation Off-gas Detection Monitor

      Li-Ion Tamer Group Announces Third Generation Off-gas Detection Monitor

      Li-ion Tamer Group, a developer of a gas detection system designed specifically for lithium-ion batteries, created by Nexceris, introduced plans today for its latest monitoring system. The third generation Li-ion Tamer product will continue to help monitor off-gas events and help prevent thermal runaway occurrences, but also will provide users access to temperature, humidity, air quality and raw gas data.

      Read Full Article
    8. Acelerex Launches Learning Operating System for Power Grid Sustainability at ESACon20

      Acelerex Launches Learning Operating System for Power Grid Sustainability at ESACon20

      Acelerex Inc. is a global leader in providing grid analytics solutions and advising for clean energy and energy storage. Acelerex is a contributing author to the IRENA’s 2020 Electricity Storage Valuation Framework. Acelerex provided grid analytics for the Energy Storage Roadmap for the Maldives which was presented at the 2019 UN Climate Summit. Acelerex experts led grid analytics for energy storage integration roadmaps for the states of New York and Massachusetts.

      Read Full Article
    9. New tool offers online matchmaking service for battery makers and utility companies

      New tool offers online matchmaking service for battery makers and utility companies

      Three quick steps to finding a long-term energy storage relationship
      A ground-breaking new battery ‘match’ service is set to help utility companies choose the most suitable batteries as partners for their energy storage schemes.

      CBI Battery Match has been designed and built by the Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI) – the global advanced lead battery research group – to help electricity providers and other energy storage projects find a battery system that best meets their requirements.

      Read Full Article
    10. McCarthy Building Companies Completes Construction of LS Power’s 250MW Gateway Energy Storage Project in San Diego County, the Largest Battery Storage Project in the World

      McCarthy Building Companies Completes Construction of LS Power’s 250MW Gateway Energy Storage Project in San Diego County, the Largest Battery Storage Project in the World

      McCarthy Building Companies’ Renewable Energy & Storage group recently completed construction of LS Power’s 250 megawatt (MW) Gateway Energy Storage Project in San Diego County, Calif. LS Power’s Gateway system will be the largest operational battery storage facility in the world when it is fully energized at the end of this month. Battery energy storage is a critical part of California’s strategy to provide greater grid stability and reliability that replaces retiring natural gas generation, while reducing consumer energy costs. Currently, Gateway Energy Storage is energized at 230 MW and on track to reach 250 MW by the end of August 2020, significantly increasing the state’s energy storage capacity.

      Read Full Article
    11. KORE Power Battery Systems Selected by Northern Reliability, Inc. for Vermont Electric Power Company Installation – ESA Event

      KORE Power Battery Systems Selected by Northern Reliability, Inc. for Vermont Electric Power Company Installation – ESA Event

      KORE Power, Inc., the nation’s leading U.S.-based developer of battery cell technology for the energy storage and clean energy industry, announces that Northern Reliability, Inc. (NRI) has selected KORE’s battery systems for a project at Vermont Electric Power Company’s (VELCO) headquarters in Rutland, Vermont. The Pinnacle Ridge Solar and Storage Project will include 1.2 MWh of battery capacity to store power from a 500-kW solar installation. VELCO can then draw this energy instead of grid power during times of high-priced, peak system demand to reduce electric costs and increase electric grid stability.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: U.S. ESA Vermont
    12. The U.S. Energy Storage Association Announces 2020 ESA Annual Award Winners

      The U.S. Energy Storage Association Announces 2020 ESA Annual Award Winners

      WASHINGTON, D.C., August 20, 2020 – The U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for the American energy storage industry, today announced the 2020 ESA Annual Award recipients. On behalf of the storage industry, each year ESA recognizes individuals and companies for excellence in innovation, diversity and leadership.

      The 2020 ESA Annual Award winners are:

      • Brad Roberts Outstanding Industry Achievement by a Member Organization Award: K&L Gates LLP
      • Phil Symons Energy Storage Award: Alicia Barton, CEO of FirstLight Power
      • Diversity & Inclusion Award: Peter Muhoro, Vice President of Strategy & Technology at Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
      • Breakthrough Woman of the Year Award: Linh Tran, Director of Sales – Residential at LG Chem
      Read Full Article
    13. #ESACon20 is now virtual -- August 24-27, 2020

      #ESACon20 is now virtual -- August 24-27, 2020

      To ensure the safety or our community and adhere to public health measures, The ESA Energy Storage Annual Conference & Expo (#ESACon20) is moving online! ESA is creating a virtual conference experience with the same top-caliber educational program, featuring both live and pre-recorded educational sessions. #ESACon20 will also feature a new eMarketplace, with a virtual expo hall designed to connect attendees to live exhibitors and dynamic company profile pages providing a seamless tool for attendees to seek, learn, and connect with companies.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: ESA
    1-15 of 15
  1. Categories

    1. Electricity Source:

      Fossil Fuels, Solar Photovoltaic, Wave, Tidal, Hydro, Wind
    2. Storage Market:

      Commercial & Industrial, Market forces, Microgrid & Community, Military, Residential, Smart Grid, Utility Grid, Vehicle-to-Grid/Home
    3. Storage Technology:

      Compressed Air/Gas, Flow Battery, Flywheel, Hydrogen, Lead, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Magnesium, Mechanical Storage, Nickel, Pumped Hydro, Sodium, Supercapacitors, Thermal, Vanadium, Zinc
    4. Article Types:

      Null, Reports and Conferences