The vulnerability of electrical power grids to increases in storm intensity has demonstrated a need to rethink traditional energy generation. With efforts from companies like Tesla, large scale battery storage and distributed energy resources can be combined to create virtual power plants that...
Ahead of his talk at Advanced Design & Manufacturing Cleveland, Ryan Franks, Business Manager, Global Energy Storage, CSA Group, discusses the most current developments in safety standards for battery cells, packs, and battery-powered end products.
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have developed a photovoltaic window that automatically transitions from transparent to darkened as it generates solar energy.
With the large-scale penetration of renewable energy, both at the utility and residential levels, comes a number of challenges, including integrating this capacity, with its unique, intermittent characteristics, onto the grid.