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thermal energy storage


Enel Gas-Fired Plant Will Use Rock-Based Energy Storage System

Two groups involved in innovation for power generation, including Italy‚Äôs largest utility, have teamed to build a rock-based energy storage system to capture excess power at a natural gas-fired power…


Why Thermal Energy Storage Offers Hot Prospects for Power

Thermal energy storage (TES) is gaining interest and traction as a crucial enabler of reliable, secure, and flexible energy systems. The array of in-front-of-the-meter TES technologies under development highlights the…


California 3,200-MWh CAES Project Proposed for Grid Stability After Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Retires

Hydrostor, developer of a 400-MW, 8-hour long-duration advanced compressed air energy storage (A-CAES) facility, has filed an application for certification (AFC) with the California Energy Commission (CEC) for its first…


Distributed Generation Part of Puerto Rico Rebuild

Upgrades to the power grid are needed worldwide, and energy companies are working on the best solutions for providing reliable and resilient power in a cost-efficient and timely fashion. Areas…


Long Duration Meets Refrigeration: Managing Demand with Thermal Energy Storage

Managing demand on the power grid, at best a never-ending balancing act between generation and load, has become an increasingly complex and challenging responsibility. Along with the urgent need to…