Storage

A quarter of energy storage companies expect to reduce their workforces due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while more than half are anticipating a loss in revenues, according to a new survey from the U.S. Energy Storage Association. The ESA study queried 101 representatives from the sector. Most of the companies plan and...
Storage

As the patterns of our lives shift in response to COVID-19, our energy profiles are shifting, too. Overall, electricity demand has decreased and is expected to remain lower as commercial buildings, factories and other large electricity users slow or stop operations. Residential use, on the other hand, is expected to rise as we shelter in...
Vehicle to grid

In the fall of 2018 I published a surprisingly controversial article ranking states and provinces by their non-Tesla, DC fast-charging station density relative to population. The article, California Lags in DC Fast-Charging Station Density for Electric Vehicles, was based on data from the Alternative Fuels Data Center. The question was how you compare the progress toward expanding...
Storage

The total energy storage market is expected to grow to $546 billion in annual revenue by 2035, according to a report released by Lux Research. The report, “Global Energy Storage Market 2019,” estimates that the three main drivers of energy storage – mobility applications, electronic devices, and stationary storage – will reach an annual combined...
Vehicle to grid

Dominion Energy today announced an expansion of the company’s greenhouse gas emissions-reduction goals, establishing a new commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. The goal covers carbon dioxide and methane emissions, the dominant greenhouse gases, from our electricity generation and gas infrastructure operations. The company had previously committed to cut methane emissions from its natural gas...
Event Coverage

With so much new and exciting in the energy delivery space, DTECH is a must-attend for anyone who works with energy on the distribution side of the grid. Here’s a quick look at what to expect in San Antonio. At DISTRIBUTECH International, we strive to give attendees a good look at the future of energy...
Infrastructure

This week, Blink Charging Co. announced that InterEnergy, an owner and operator of power generation, transmission and distribution assets in Latin America, including the Dominican Republic where its CEPM subsidiary provides energy solutions to more than 66% of the national tourism sector, has enlisted Blink to bring EV charging infrastructure to the Dominican Republic and...
Storage

By Niclas Rolander, Bloomberg Northvolt AB, the Swedish challenger to China’s domination of the electric-car battery market, plans to build a large-scale recycling plant to recover supplies of precious metals needed for production. The aim is to get the facility running by 2022 and provide half the cobalt and other metals needed to make new battery...
Storage

By David Welch, Bloomberg General Motors Co. and its battery partner, South Korea’s LG Chem Ltd., said they will jointly invest $2.3 billion in a new electric-vehicle battery plant to be built in Lordstown, Ohio, the same city where the automaker controversially idled and then sold a 53-year-old compact-car factory. The two companies plan to hire 1,100 workers,...