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Energy Storage


Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Report Highlights Greening of the Grid

The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to…



World’s Largest—For Now—Battery Storage Project Online in California

A battery energy storage project in California is set to be the world’s largest in terms of generation capacity when the facility is fully energized later in September. McCarthy Building…


Developing a Solution for Utility-Scale Storage

A Canadian company is using its proprietary technology, known as A-CAES, to provide a long-duration, cost-effective way for energy storage to provide power for hours at a time. Long-duration energy…


Big Oil Makes Concerted Push into Power

BP made headlines in early August when it announced it wants to develop about 50 GW of net renewable generating capacity by 2030—a 20-fold increase from the 2.5 GW deployed…


THE BIG PICTURE (Infographic): Hybrid Power

At the end of 2019, 125 projects larger than 1 MW were co-located with other generators or storage at a single point of interconnection across the U.S., according to a…


Energy Storage: America’s New R&D Priority to Secure the Grid

The U.S. Department of Energy has made the research and development (R&D) of long-duration energy storage at fossil fuel generating stations a priority to keep reliable and affordable supplies of…