Energy storage boom needs favourable policies

Energy Generation

Energy storage boom needs favourable policies

The right policy, regulatory and market frameworks are key to widescale deployment of energy storage even as costs come down, according to market consultants.

Salt storage shows promise in Germany

Energy Generation

Salt storage shows promise in Germany

Vattenfall is piloting a novel nanocoated salt technology to supply district heating in Berlin.

EASE: Storage is the backbone of the energy transition

Energy Generation

EASE: Storage is the backbone of the energy transition

Patrick Clerens of EASE discusses energy storage challenges and opportunities, the different technologies, and a recent Commission consultation on the sustainability of batteries.

Unlocking flexibility in smart devices

Energy Generation

Unlocking flexibility in smart devices

The ‘Coordinating power control’ project in Sweden is developing solutions to deliver flexibility to the distribution grid as distributed energy resources grow.

Eurelectric In Focus: renewables, storage and AI initiatives

Energy Generation

Eurelectric In Focus: renewables, storage and AI initiatives

The European association's policy director Marion Labatut sees good opportunities for renewables plus storage projects, and discusses an artificial intelligence platform under development.

SolarPower Europe: On the brink of grid parity

Energy Generation

SolarPower Europe: On the brink of grid parity

Engerati discusses some recent success stories presented by the solar sector with Dr Mercè Labordena, senior policy advisor and leader of SolarPower Europe’s Digitalisation Task Force.

Ofgem asks for feedback on DNO-DSO transition and flexibility

Energy Generation

Ofgem asks for feedback on DNO-DSO transition and flexibility

The UK regulator is inviting comment by October on various issues related to the transition from DNO to DSO.

Danish TSO, DSOs to launch a flexibility pilot

Energy Generation

Danish TSO, DSOs to launch a flexibility pilot

The project will seek to avoid congestion from renewable generation sources and ultimately reduce the need for grid investment.

New York ramps up DER and storage projects

Energy Generation

New York ramps up DER and storage projects

The state is building a DER platform and investing in storage to meet ambitious clean energy and emission reduction goals.

EY: The new energy world is approaching tipping points

Energy Generation

EY: The new energy world is approaching tipping points

EY: The pace of the global energy transition is accelerating beyond expectations thanks to technology advances, storage and digital innovation and more distributed generation.

Highview Power unveils modular ‘cryogenic battery’

Energy Generation

Highview Power unveils modular ‘cryogenic battery’

The cryogenic battery will be able to store “weeks’ worth” of power at a time.

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