1. 1-12 of 12
    1. Hansen Leads ZBB into New Era, New Name: EnSync Energy Systems

      Hansen Leads ZBB into New Era, New Name: EnSync Energy Systems

      After a year as president, Brad Hansen has taken the helm of energy storage and power management systems company ZBB Energy Corp., which has a new name, EnSync Energy Systems. The company has been working in recent years to make its battery technology more efficient, and more importantly, to take its knowledge of power management systems to batteries and renewable energy to work together to keep a building powered when the wind isn't blowing or the sun stops shining.

      Read Full Article
    2. Battery Researcher Named to Lead UWM Energy Storage Effort

      Battery Researcher Named to Lead UWM Energy Storage Effort

      A battery researcher who's spent time at Rayovac and in academia will lead energy storage research efforts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Deyang Qu will start in January as the Johnson Controls endowed professor in energy storage research at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the company and university are announcing Thursday. He also will be affiliated with the Wisconsin Energy Institute at UW-Madison. Johnson Controls announced plans for the endowment more than three years ago, when it also announced a multimillion-dollar investment to build battery research labs in both Milwaukee and Madison.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: DoE U.S. Wisconsin
    3. UWM Researcher Works to Build Largest Microgrid

      UWM Researcher Works to Build Largest Microgrid

      A small wind turbine recently erected near Outpost Natural Foods on E. Capitol Drive is more than a token piece of green power. It's a high profile element of a project by a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researcher who aims to build one of the largest experimental microgrids in the country. Adel Nasiri, a professor of power electronics at the UWM College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, envisions a small scale system that will generate power from the turbine, solar panels, natural gas generators and lithium-ion batteries.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Wisconsin
    4. $4.5M awarded for Li-S battery research by PolyPlus & Johnson Controls team

      $4.5M awarded for Li-S battery research by PolyPlus & Johnson Controls team

      A Silicon Valley battery developer and Johnson Controls will team up to develop a water-based lithium-sulfur battery, the U.S. Energy Department announced.  The companies were awarded $4.5 million from the Advanced Research Projects-Energy.  The water-based lithium-sulfur batteries are lightweight with considerable energy density.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: California DoE U.S.
    5. 'Microgrids' energy storage project announced

      'Microgrids' energy storage project announced
      A new project aimed at making Wisconsin a national center of expertise for energy "microgrids" was announced Monday by a team that includes the state's four largest engineering schools and several large Milwaukee-area employers … [including] Johnson Controls and ZBB Energy … Microgrids will be set up at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2012, and at UW-Madison's new Wisconsin Energy Institute Building, scheduled to open in 2013.
      Read Full Article
    1-12 of 12
  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