To make power grids more resilient to external influences, Dutch energy company Alfen is to launch a platform that allows local parts of the grid to disconnect from the central grid and self-heal.
Wind and solar power are increasingly popular sources for renewable energy but they require energy-storage systems that are expensive and function only in certain locations.
UK developer of lithium-ion battery technology, Hyperdrive Innovation, has launched a new modular battery platform at the EVS30 trade show in Stuttgart, Germany.
The cost of battery storage for stationary applications could fall by up to 66 percent by 2030 while the falling price could stimulate capacity, according to a new IRENA report.
E.ON has completed the installation and grid connection of its 10 MW battery at the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant near Sheffield, England.