Energy, Energy Storage, GE Energystorage, GE Reservoir

GE’s Reservoir: Energy storage platform to help meet the energy industry’s rapidly changing needs

GE Power, the world leader in power generation, announces "Innovative Energy Storage Platform" called the Reservoir this week. As per GE press release, the Reservoir can "integrates across the Grid to enable customers to increase Renewables integration, improve financial performance, enhance grid operations, reduce energy costs and enable more distributed, local generation". Last year, GE… Continue reading GE’s Reservoir: Energy storage platform to help meet the energy industry’s rapidly changing needs

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Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

https://youtu.be/tvLwpEjCf28 The $100 million appropriated by the Hawaii State Legislature helped to cool down 1,190 classrooms to date, with contracts set for more than 1,300 classrooms. The governor ordered the Hawaii State Department of Education to cool down the class rooms without increasing its energy bills, and Tesla's Powerwall was the answer. Tesla installs 300 Powerwalls to… Continue reading Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

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The energy audit of Tesla battery in Australia by respected energy analyst exceeds expectations

The February 2018 electricity update of the Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy program, an independent public policy think tank based in Canberra, has released the latest electricity update of its National Energy Emissions Audit with a review of the performance of the South Australian 'big battery'. The Audit was written by the respected energy analyst Hugh Saddler.… Continue reading The energy audit of Tesla battery in Australia by respected energy analyst exceeds expectations

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Countries with biggest renewable reserves will become superpowers

The fossil fuel era won’t last forever – when it finally comes to an end a new set of countries will find their reserves of lithium, copper and rare metals are in high demand. The ConversationImagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from… Continue reading Countries with biggest renewable reserves will become superpowers

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Musk will turn 50,000 Australian homes into the world’s largest virtual power plant

South Australia and Tesla already delivered the world's biggest battery. Now they want to build the world's largest virtual power plant. They want to use people's homes as a way to generate energy for the South Australian grid. According to AFP, Tesla said in a statement that "the virtual power plant would have 250 megawatts of solar… Continue reading Musk will turn 50,000 Australian homes into the world’s largest virtual power plant

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Energy storage: A “front page news” market worth $4 billion in 2-3 years

Energy storage, not only  improves the way we generate electricity, and helps during power outages,  but also, it can balance the power supply and demand immediately. Traditionally, in order for utilities to handle any extra (peak) load, or outage, they have to start extra facility which  of course costs utility companies lots of money. By… Continue reading Energy storage: A “front page news” market worth $4 billion in 2-3 years