Storage News

Paul Hockenos - October 30, 2014

German Experts Lock Horns over Storage

Until recently, the going orthodoxy among supporters of Germany’s Energiewende, or clean energy transition, was that storage capacity for electricity was vital to expanding renewables...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 29, 2014

Are Environmental Regulations Causing US Utility Bills to Surge?

U.S. electricity markets face years of higher prices as clean-air regulations shut more coal-fired power plants than earlier forecast, cutting supply and forcing producers to rely more...

Jennifer Runyon - October 28, 2014

From Ashes to Energy: $1 Billion Alevo Battery Factory Surges On the Scene

Having worked in stealth mode for the past 10 years, German researchers and serial entrepreneur Jostein Eikeland have developed a new battery chemistry that they claim is non-combustible...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 27, 2014

EU Leaders Agree To Tough Carbon Regulations to Spur Renewable Energy Development and Fight Climate Change

European Union leaders backed the most-ambitious carbon emissions goals of any major economy, in a bid to crank up pressure on the U.S. and China ahead of climate talks in December...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 24, 2014

Australia Seeks to Reduce Renewable Energy Target to ‘Real’ 20 Percent

Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s government will negotiate with the opposition to cut Australia’s renewable energy target and exempt industries such as aluminum and copper smelting.

Bloomberg News Editors - October 24, 2014

Viable Battery Backup for Rooftop Solar Still Years Away

Using batteries to retain energy from rooftop solar systems will be too expensive for at least two years, according to industry executives.

Renewable Energy World Editors - October 23, 2014

SPI Slideshow Day Three: Seen on the Tradeshow Floor

The last day of Solar Power International tends to be a little more casual. Exhibitors, exhausted from frenzied activity over the first two days, can take a step back and reflect a...

Renewable Energy World Editors - October 22, 2014

SPI Slideshow Day Two: People, Projects and Policy

The industry is abuzz at Solar Power International 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Renewable Energy World is here to give you inside updates from day two on the show floor.

Meg Cichon - October 22, 2014

The 51st State: What’s Your Ideal Energy Market?

Imagine a place where there is no electricity market. No rules, no policies, no market. A clean slate. This is what the Solar Energy Power Association (SEPA) calls the 51st State, a...

Renewable Energy World Editors - October 21, 2014

SPI Slideshow Day One: Batteries, Policy, Awards, Oh My!

The Renewable Energy World team is at Solar Power International 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada gathering news, networking and taking in the show, which began with a flurry of excitement...

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