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Nornickel Joins Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network

Nornickel Joins Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network

External Company Press Release
Wärtsilä Preferred Supplier on AGL Energy's 1000MW Energy Storage Plan

Wärtsilä Preferred Supplier on AGL Energy's 1000MW Energy Storage Plan

AGL Energy Limited has selected Wärtsilä as one of the two suppliers for their up to 1,000 MW grid-scale energy storage plans. Wärtsilä has signed a non-exclusive five-year Large Scale Storage System Frame Agreement to supply energy storage projects in partnership with AGL.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 15, 2021
Safer, Less Expensive and Fast Charging Aqueous Battery

Safer, Less Expensive and Fast Charging Aqueous Battery

Zinc-based aqueous batteries avoid the fire hazard by using a water-based electrolyte instead of the conventional chemical solvent. However, uncontrolled dendrite growth limits their ability to provide the high performance and long life needed for practical applications.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 14, 2021
Kauai Renewable Power with Solar Plus Pumped Hydro Storage

Kauai Renewable Power with Solar Plus Pumped Hydro Storage

WKEP is an integrated renewable energy and irrigation project with several key components: renewable energy production via hydropower and solar photovoltaic generation, coupled with pumped hydropower and battery energy storage to shift most of the project's output into the nighttime peak.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 12, 2021
The Future of Stationary Energy Storage is Led by Policy & Renewables

The Future of Stationary Energy Storage is Led by Policy & Renewables

Electricity generation from renewable energies is growing on a daily basis and, to integrate their variable nature, energy storage systems are growing in parallel. IDTechEx have investigated the evolution of the energy storage market, forecasting its growth in the next ten years, in the new report: "Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2021-2031".
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 11, 2021
World's Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

World's Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

The Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility has been connected to the power grid and began operation. At 300 megawatts/1,200 megawatt-hours, the lithium-ion battery storage system, located on-site at Vistra's Moss Landing Power Plant in Monterey County, California, will be the largest of its kind in the world.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 11, 2021
Energy Storage Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Energy Storage Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of energy storage related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on 2020 highlights, solid-state batteries, li-ion recycling, stationary energy storage, hydrogen economy and redox flow batteries.
External Company Press Release
Finance for 3D Printed Solid State Batteries

Finance for 3D Printed Solid State Batteries

The loan facility will be used to fund Blackstone's plans to mass-produce the next generation of 3D-printed solid-state batteries and for other investments. The batteries will be used in the auto industry and in many other applications.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 8, 2021
Upcoming Webinar - Massive Opportunities for Electric Two-wheelers

Upcoming Webinar - Massive Opportunities for Electric Two-wheelers

Thursday 14 January 2021 - In this webinar, Senior Technology Analyst Luke Gear will discuss the history of the electric two-wheeler markets by region, why the global market is currently saturated, where the future opportunity is and give an overview of the battery technology trends, electric motor trends and more.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 7, 2021
Battery Electric Locomotive Pilot Test in California

Battery Electric Locomotive Pilot Test in California

BNSF Railway Company and Wabtec's exploration of the future potential of battery-electric locomotives crosses another significant milestone as they begin testing the technology in revenue service between Barstow and Stockton, California.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
EV Material Highlights from the Battery Show

EV Material Highlights from the Battery Show

In light of the COVID-19 situation, The Battery Show and EV Tech Expo were held online in 2020 with a wide variety of topics and presenters. In this premium article, IDTechEx highlight some of the materials related talks, especially those relating to thermal management and lightweighting for electric vehicles (EVs).
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Solid Oxide Electrolyser (SOEL)

Solid Oxide Electrolyser (SOEL)

Solid Oxide electrolysers (SOEL or sometimes called SOEC, standing for Solid Oxide Electrolyser Cell) are the latest type of electrolyser investigated.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 6, 2021
Innovative Battery Chemistry Revolutionises Zinc-Air Battery

Innovative Battery Chemistry Revolutionises Zinc-Air Battery

High-performance, eco-friendly, safe and at the same time cost-effective: the zinc-air battery is an attractive energy storage technology of the future. Until now, the conventional zinc-air battery has struggled with a high chemical instability, parasitic reactions which rooted in the usage of alkaline electrolytes lead to electrochemical irreversibility.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 5, 2021
Powerful Graphene Hybrid Material for Highly Efficient Supercapacitors

Powerful Graphene Hybrid Material for Highly Efficient Supercapacitors

A team working has developed a highly efficient supercapacitor. The basis of the energy storage device is a novel, powerful and also sustainable graphene hybrid material that has comparable performance data to currently utilized batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 4, 2021
These Pods Could Provide a Blueprint for Future Hydrogen Aircraft

These Pods Could Provide a Blueprint for Future Hydrogen Aircraft

It is unlike anything seen on today's runways: the "pod" configuration—one of several being conceptualised as part of ongoing R&D on the ZEROe concept aircraft—features a series of stand-alone propulsion systems based on hydrogen fuel cell technology. Today, Airbus is conducting studies to determine how scalable the "pod" configuration, among others, could be to large commercial aircraft.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 30, 2020
Powering up Stretchy Technology

Powering up Stretchy Technology

A team of researchers has created stretchable energy-storage devices using a specialized printing technology, innovative materials and the centuries-old art of origami.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 29, 2020
Solar and Battery Installation at Mozambique Mine

Solar and Battery Installation at Mozambique Mine

The solar and battery storage system aims to reduce CO2 emissions and operating costs at Balama Mine.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 28, 2020
Waste to Treasure:  Crayfish Shells to Store Energy

Waste to Treasure: Crayfish Shells to Store Energy

Other than a spicy night snack, the crayfish has been endowed with greater significance. Research has made it possible to use crayfish shell as the biological template for high-performance supercapacitors.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 25, 2020
Costa Rica Textile Company uses Battery Storage from Rolls Royce

Costa Rica Textile Company uses Battery Storage from Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce has provided the technology required for textile company Proquinal in Alajuela to successfully commission the largest integrated energy system in Costa Rica. The system includes both battery storage and solar installations at the site.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 24, 2020
A Method to Improve Performance of Methanol Fuel Cells

A Method to Improve Performance of Methanol Fuel Cells

Fuel cells based on methanol oxidation have a huge potential in the motor and technical industries. To increase their energy performance, scientists suggest using electrodes made of thin palladium-based metallic glass films.
External Company Press Release
Wärtsilä Preferred Supplier on AGL Energy's 1000MW Energy Storage Plan

Wärtsilä Preferred Supplier on AGL Energy's 1000MW Energy Storage Plan

AGL Energy Limited has selected Wärtsilä as one of the two suppliers for their up to 1,000 MW grid-scale energy storage plans. Wärtsilä has signed a non-exclusive five-year Large Scale Storage System Frame Agreement to supply energy storage projects in partnership with AGL.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 14, 2021
Kauai Renewable Power with Solar Plus Pumped Hydro Storage

Kauai Renewable Power with Solar Plus Pumped Hydro Storage

WKEP is an integrated renewable energy and irrigation project with several key components: renewable energy production via hydropower and solar photovoltaic generation, coupled with pumped hydropower and battery energy storage to shift most of the project's output into the nighttime peak.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 11, 2021
World's Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

World's Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

The Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility has been connected to the power grid and began operation. At 300 megawatts/1,200 megawatt-hours, the lithium-ion battery storage system, located on-site at Vistra's Moss Landing Power Plant in Monterey County, California, will be the largest of its kind in the world.
External Company Press Release
Finance for 3D Printed Solid State Batteries

Finance for 3D Printed Solid State Batteries

The loan facility will be used to fund Blackstone's plans to mass-produce the next generation of 3D-printed solid-state batteries and for other investments. The batteries will be used in the auto industry and in many other applications.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 7, 2021
Battery Electric Locomotive Pilot Test in California

Battery Electric Locomotive Pilot Test in California

BNSF Railway Company and Wabtec's exploration of the future potential of battery-electric locomotives crosses another significant milestone as they begin testing the technology in revenue service between Barstow and Stockton, California.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Solid Oxide Electrolyser (SOEL)

Solid Oxide Electrolyser (SOEL)

Solid Oxide electrolysers (SOEL or sometimes called SOEC, standing for Solid Oxide Electrolyser Cell) are the latest type of electrolyser investigated.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 5, 2021
Powerful Graphene Hybrid Material for Highly Efficient Supercapacitors

Powerful Graphene Hybrid Material for Highly Efficient Supercapacitors

A team working has developed a highly efficient supercapacitor. The basis of the energy storage device is a novel, powerful and also sustainable graphene hybrid material that has comparable performance data to currently utilized batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 30, 2020
Powering up Stretchy Technology

Powering up Stretchy Technology

A team of researchers has created stretchable energy-storage devices using a specialized printing technology, innovative materials and the centuries-old art of origami.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 28, 2020
Waste to Treasure:  Crayfish Shells to Store Energy

Waste to Treasure: Crayfish Shells to Store Energy

Other than a spicy night snack, the crayfish has been endowed with greater significance. Research has made it possible to use crayfish shell as the biological template for high-performance supercapacitors.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 24, 2020
A Method to Improve Performance of Methanol Fuel Cells

A Method to Improve Performance of Methanol Fuel Cells

Fuel cells based on methanol oxidation have a huge potential in the motor and technical industries. To increase their energy performance, scientists suggest using electrodes made of thin palladium-based metallic glass films.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 15, 2021
Safer, Less Expensive and Fast Charging Aqueous Battery

Safer, Less Expensive and Fast Charging Aqueous Battery

Zinc-based aqueous batteries avoid the fire hazard by using a water-based electrolyte instead of the conventional chemical solvent. However, uncontrolled dendrite growth limits their ability to provide the high performance and long life needed for practical applications.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 12, 2021
The Future of Stationary Energy Storage is Led by Policy & Renewables

The Future of Stationary Energy Storage is Led by Policy & Renewables

Electricity generation from renewable energies is growing on a daily basis and, to integrate their variable nature, energy storage systems are growing in parallel. IDTechEx have investigated the evolution of the energy storage market, forecasting its growth in the next ten years, in the new report: "Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2021-2031".
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 11, 2021
Energy Storage Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Energy Storage Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of energy storage related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on 2020 highlights, solid-state batteries, li-ion recycling, stationary energy storage, hydrogen economy and redox flow batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 8, 2021
Upcoming Webinar - Massive Opportunities for Electric Two-wheelers

Upcoming Webinar - Massive Opportunities for Electric Two-wheelers

Thursday 14 January 2021 - In this webinar, Senior Technology Analyst Luke Gear will discuss the history of the electric two-wheeler markets by region, why the global market is currently saturated, where the future opportunity is and give an overview of the battery technology trends, electric motor trends and more.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
EV Material Highlights from the Battery Show

EV Material Highlights from the Battery Show

In light of the COVID-19 situation, The Battery Show and EV Tech Expo were held online in 2020 with a wide variety of topics and presenters. In this premium article, IDTechEx highlight some of the materials related talks, especially those relating to thermal management and lightweighting for electric vehicles (EVs).
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 6, 2021
Innovative Battery Chemistry Revolutionises Zinc-Air Battery

Innovative Battery Chemistry Revolutionises Zinc-Air Battery

High-performance, eco-friendly, safe and at the same time cost-effective: the zinc-air battery is an attractive energy storage technology of the future. Until now, the conventional zinc-air battery has struggled with a high chemical instability, parasitic reactions which rooted in the usage of alkaline electrolytes lead to electrochemical irreversibility.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 4, 2021
These Pods Could Provide a Blueprint for Future Hydrogen Aircraft

These Pods Could Provide a Blueprint for Future Hydrogen Aircraft

It is unlike anything seen on today's runways: the "pod" configuration—one of several being conceptualised as part of ongoing R&D on the ZEROe concept aircraft—features a series of stand-alone propulsion systems based on hydrogen fuel cell technology. Today, Airbus is conducting studies to determine how scalable the "pod" configuration, among others, could be to large commercial aircraft.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 29, 2020
Solar and Battery Installation at Mozambique Mine

Solar and Battery Installation at Mozambique Mine

The solar and battery storage system aims to reduce CO2 emissions and operating costs at Balama Mine.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Dec 25, 2020
Costa Rica Textile Company uses Battery Storage from Rolls Royce

Costa Rica Textile Company uses Battery Storage from Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce has provided the technology required for textile company Proquinal in Alajuela to successfully commission the largest integrated energy system in Costa Rica. The system includes both battery storage and solar installations at the site.
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