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- May 25, 2012

Sandia Releases Web Tool to Evaluate Energy Storage Options

Sandia National Laboratories and the Department of Energy have released a new tool to help utilities, developers and regulators identify the energy storage options that best meet their...

- December 26, 2010

Germany's E.ON to Add 300MW Pumped Hydro Energy Storage

E.ON intends to considerably enlarge the capacity of Waldeck pumped-storage hydroelectric station on Lake Eder in the federal state of Hesse in central Germany. E.ON will begin building...

- December 22, 2010

$74 Million in Fuel Cell R&D Funding Offered by DoE

The U.S. Department of Energy is accepting applications for a total of up to $74 million to support the research and development of clean, reliable fuel cells for stationary and transportation...

- December 22, 2010

DoE Guarantees $1.45 Billion Loan for 250MW Abengoa Solar Thermal Project

A $1.45 billion loan guarantee has been finalized for Abengoa Solar Inc.’s Solana project, the world’s largest parabolic trough concentrating solar plant. The announcement was made...

- December 20, 2010

Pumped-Hydro to be Installed at Portugal's Venda Nova III

Voith Hydro Heidenheim has been awarded a new order from the Portuguese energy company EDP (Energias de Portugal) for two reversible pumped storage units. Voith Hydro, in a consortium...

- December 20, 2010

Sopogy Lands 200MW China Project for Thermal Energy Storage

Sopogy, a Honolulu solar power technology company, is planning a 200-megawatt solar thermal project for the China's National Utility, The State Grid. The company signed a memorandum...

- December 16, 2010

Energy Storage in Utah: New Report Calls for CAES

An environmental group in Utah called HEAL Utah (Healthy Environment ALliance of Utah) issued a report earlier this week titled "eUtah: A Renewable Energy Roadmap". The study, which...

- December 16, 2010

Gridflex Proposes 300MW Energy Storage Project for Hawaii

Gridflex Energy, LLC – a developer of bulk energy storage projects providing support to renewable energy – has proposed a first-of-its-kind pumped storage hydroelectric project that...

- December 09, 2010

$4B 1GW NaS Energy Storage Project Goes to Mexico

Mexico President Calderon announced today at COP16/CMP6, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, his intention to support a project by Rubenius, a Dubai-based alternative energy...

- December 08, 2010

Altairnano Wins 10MW Energy Storage Project

Reno-based Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (Altairnano) (NASDAQ: ALTI) (NASDAQ: ALTID), has been selected by Inversiones Energéticas, S.A. de C.V. (INE), one of El Salvador's largest...

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