solar Energy Storage

Acciona Recycles Nissan’s Car Batteries to Store Solar Energy in Spain

Acciona, a multinational renewable energy conglomerate, has connected Spain’s first renewable storage plant using recycled batteries to the grid at the company’s experimental photovoltaic park in Tudela (Navarre). The set of four second-life batteries, with a combined capacity of 130kWh, will store the energy obtained from the 1.2MWp plant to later inject it into the grid […]

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Volvo Researches on E-Bus Batteries Used to Store Solar Energy

Volvo Buses is taking part in a research project whereby used electric bus batteries get a second lease of life as solar energy storage units. The inauguration of what is probably Europe’s first ever energy warehouse using electric bus batteries is currently under way. The batteries from electric bus in Gothenburg and Sweden, are getting a […]

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What to Expect from India’s National Energy Storage Mission

Solar power with its inherent limitation of being available only during day time and the influence of weather conditions, has made batteries an integral part for all PV systems. Increasing solar power injection makes grid stability and management issues a concern. As India is moving rapidly towards an energy and transportation transition, the need to […]

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Scientists Use Plant Bacteria to Harness Sunlight

The experiment is based on the principal of bacteria’s dye that converts solar energy into potential food for the plant. Seeking technical advancement in solar cells, scientists from University of British Colombia used the bacteria of plants, which is responsible for photosynthesis, to collect solar energy. The experiment is based on the principal of bacteria’s […]

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What Solar Panels Do at Night?

Sun is the prime source wherein solar panels efficiently convert sunlight into electricity. But why can’t solar panels gleefully generate electricity at night. Righto! The designing and technology of solar panels have been developed to work with sun. Few experts argue that Moonlight can be used to power PV cells at cost of 345:1. That […]

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Delta Expands Portfolio of Utility, Commercial and Residential Power Conversion & Energy Storage Solutions at SPI 2017

Delta is launching several products for the first time to the U.S. commercial and utility markets at the show, including the M125U, a grid-tied 1500V string PV inverter and the ES30 three-phase energy storage system Delta is showcasing its comprehensive portfolio of renewable power conversion and storage technologies for utility, commercial and residential scale applications […]

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Sungrow PV and Energy Storage Equipment Powers Five Maldivian Islands

The 2.7 MWp of solar and 700 kW / 333 kWh energy storage project, for which Sungrow has supplied the entire PV and energy storage system solution, including PV inverters, storage inverters, the energy management system, and Li-ion batteries by the Sungrow-Samsung SDI joint venture Sungrow has announced that it has installed PV and energy […]

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Mercedes-Benz Energy, Vivint Solar partners to Bring Automotive Battery Innovation to the U.S. Residential Solar Market

The two companies will introduce a joint offering that will provide customers with the German engineering and performance of Mercedes-Benz Energy batteries coupled with Vivint Solar’s expertise in designing, installing and servicing solar energy systems. Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to […]

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Eguana Expands Its Energy Storage Partnership With LG Chem

Development has begun to optimize integration and delivery of LG Chem’s new JH3 battery cell technology for stationary energy storage systems as part of Eguana’s AC Battery portfolio. Eguana Technologies has announced that it has expanded its energy storage partnership with LG Chem. Development has begun to optimize integration and delivery of LG Chem’s new […]

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