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Is energy storage really the “Holy Grail” of the electric smart grid, as some pundits claim? Let’s hope not—since customers and utilities will need more than a mythical technology to ensure safe, reliable, and affordable service in years to come.

Researchers have now shown theoretically how to control or eliminate the formation of dendrites in lithium-ion batteries

Six pieces of news we've seen that showcase renewable energy ingenuity.

China’s State Council has published a plan to develop the domestic energy-saving and new energy vehicle industry, which includes battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and fuel cell vehicles.   

The leading metrics influencing PV industry supply and demand (module production, supply and market-demand) are forecast to come to within 8% of the second-half market demand of 17.2 GW, according to recent findings in the latest NPD Solarbuzz Quarterly report. 

A123 Systems introduced this month Nanophosphate EXT, a new lithium ion battery technology capable of operating at extreme temperatures without requiring thermal management. 
 

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