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Why Battery Storage Is Turbocharging Renewable Energy

By Brayden Gerrard Photo: Pxfuel
Renewable energy is taking over electricity grids around the world. Wind and solar energy now provide almost 10% of global electricity, compared to less than 1% just 15 years ago.

Battery Makers Tied to Power Grid Attract Big Investors

By Scott Patterson Photo: Allison Dinner , The Wall Street Journal
Big investors are charging into startups touting experimental new battery technologies that would make it possible for renewable energy sources to produce most of the country’s electricity.

Tesla plan to sell electricity in Texas would cut out the ‘middleman’

By Jason Plautz Photo: Brian Tucker , Utilitydive
The Public Utility Commission of Texas has until November 15 to decide on Tesla's application to sell electricity in the state's deregulated market.

The other job for batteries in boosting the electric vehicle market

By Ben German Photo: Annelise Capossela , Axios
The electric mobility company Revel is installing battery storage at a New York City charging hub in a partnership that represents a growing and evolving trend in the industry.

Battery storage is on a growth spurt that’s about to get even bigger, EIA says

By Emma Penrod
Battery storage is on the cusp of a major growth spurt, according to a report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The number of large-scale battery storage systems operating in the U.S. increased 28% in 2019…

Stealthy battery company backed by Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos has a lot to prove

By Catherine Clifford
A secretive start-up called Form Energy says it’s developing and scaling the production of a new type of rechargeable battery that can store electricity for 100 hours.

Extreme weather events are pushing consumers to solar and residential storage

By Pippa Stevens Photo: Mike Blake , Reuters
Extreme weather events across the U.S. — from wildfires and drought in the West, to deep freezes and floods in the South and Southeast — have disrupted the electric grid this year. As a result,…

Grid storage is required, but a lot less than many think

By Michael Barnard
There are multiple races under way in grid storage. The big one right now is securing seed funding for potential battery technologies. Billions are being invested in often faint hopes. Within technology groupings such as…

Here’s how we can build clean power infrastructure at huge scale and breakneck speed

By Jeff St. John
The U.S. can cut its carbon emissions to zero by 2050 — but it will have to build far more wind and solar farms, battery storage facilities, transmission lines and still-unproven energy systems than it’s…

Long-duration storage market on the ‘cusp of maturity’: ESS CEO

By Jason Plautz
The long-duration energy storage market is on the verge of a major evolution that will help support a more rapid transition to renewable energy, speakers said at the Wood Mackenzie's Power & Renewables Conference on Tuesday…