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Entries Tagged as 'batteries'

Battery500 Consortium to Spark EV Innovations Through 5-Year, $50 Million Effort

August 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy, Transportation

by Frances White – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Reposted with permission from PNNL’s News Center Originally posted July 27th, 2016 Electric cars with significantly smaller, lighter and less expensive batteries could be on the horizon if a new national research effort achieves its ambitious goal of significantly improving upon the batteries that power today’s electric […]

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Closing the Clean Energy Divide with Solar+Storage

June 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy

By Seth Mullendore – Clean Energy Group Reposted with permission from the Clean Energy Group Blog  Originally posted May 19, 2016 The combination of solar PV and battery storage technologies is already reducing operating costs for businesses across California, but can solar+storage reduce electric bills for affordable housing as well? Based on a new analysis, […]

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Avista’s Energy Storage Project Celebrates One Year Online

May 23rd, 2016 · 3 Comments · Energy

By Curt Kirkeby, Avista Fellow Engineer It’s been one year since Avista flipped the switch on our Energy Storage Project in Pullman, Wash., to officially connect the one-megawatt battery to the electrical grid. The historic event was attended by Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Maria Cantwell, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, officials from the Department of Energy and other […]

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A Game Changer: Snohomish PUD’s Unique Approach to Energy Storage

May 16th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy

By Jason Zyskowski and Neil Neuroutsos Snohomish PUD At Snohomish PUD we’ve deployed the first two batteries as part of an innovative energy storage program at multiple sites in our service area. Our approach to storage aims to transform the marketplace and how utilities manage grid operations. The energy storage systems are built on the Modular […]

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