Battery/Diesel Grid-connected Microgrids: A Case Study of Future Microgrid Capabilities

Introduction As large scale battery technology and economies of scale continue to improve, many industrial utilities are investigating the use of battery technology as the basis for Grid Energy Storage Systems (GESS) which will likely be part of future microgrid systems. Based in Victoria, Australia, AusNet Services, the state’s largest energy … [Read more...]

Energy Storage & Analytics Company Secures $100M for Projects

Stem, a California company that combines advanced energy storage and real-time data analytics, has secured up to $100 million to finance new projects that feature its technology. The company intends to use the new fund to move into emerging markets like New York, where battery-based storage is increasingly being installed to relieve grid … [Read more...]