09 Oct '17, 1pm

Battery Costs in Stationary Energy Could Fall by up to 66%, Grow 17-Fold by 2030, Says IRENA

The cost of battery storage for stationary applications could fall by up to 66 per cent by 2030, according to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The falling price of batteries could stimulate 17-fold growth of installed battery storage, opening up a number of new commercial and economic opportunities, the report highlights. Launched during the ‘Innovation for Cool Earth Forum’ in Tokyo, Japan, IRENA’s Electricity Storage and Renewables: Costs and Markets to 2030 assessment of electricity storage in stationary applications also found that global storage capacity could triple if countries double the share of renewables in the energy system. “As storage technology improves and prices decline, both utility-scale and small-scale, distributed applications could grow dramatically, accelerating renewable energy deployment” said IRENA Direc...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/46403/battery-co...

Tweets

IRENA: Battery storage capacity tipped to grow ...

businessgreen.com 08 Oct '17, 11pm

Rapid reductions in stationary battery storage development costs could lead to a 17-fold growth in installed capacity worl...

Battery costs in stationary energy could fall by up to 66 percent says IRENA

Battery costs in stationary energy could fall b...

renewableenergymagazine.com 10 Oct '17, 7am

The new report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that the falling price of batteri...

Cool fall temps are here! Be ready with #Fall #...

roadrunnersports.com 09 Oct '17, 12am

VIP Membership Terms: Normally $24.99 per year, but your Web Exclusive deal means you enjoy 3 months of VIP Family Benefit...

Is #solar PV + energy storage cost-effective? F...

nrel.gov 10 Oct '17, 8pm

, being held October 5–15, 2017, have the option of attending a variety of consumer workshops, including one presented by ...

New Battery System To Help Store Wind Energy At...

nawindpower.com 08 Oct '17, 4pm

On Thursday, executives with Vionx Energy and National Grid celebrated the completion and commissioning of Vionx’s 3 MWh s...

Falling for fall? We are! Here's your guide to ...

mnn.com 08 Oct '17, 2pm

You'll never fail to get breathtakingly colorful views with a trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park — there's a reas...

Hyperdrive Innovation launches major new battery technology

Hyperdrive Innovation launches major new batter...

renewableenergymagazine.com 10 Oct '17, 8am

The new battery will be available from 2018 and is the second modular system developed by Hyperdrive incorporating Nissan’...

GE, Microsoft Announce New Wind And Battery Storage Deal

GE, Microsoft Announce New Wind And Battery Sto...

nawindpower.com 09 Oct '17, 1pm

Microsoft is entering into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with GE to purchase 100% of the wind energy from GE’s ...

Holy Name High School is embracing energy storage!

nawindpower.com 11 Oct '17, 6pm

On Thursday, executives with Vionx Energy and National Grid celebrated the completion and commissioning of Vionx’s 3 MWh s...

Utilities Scramble To Catch Up With Stunning Fa...

cleantechnica.com 12 Oct '17, 12pm

The share market performance disparities among utilities in this regard is considerable. Some like NextEra Energy and ENEL...

Renault Energy Services to specialise in energy...

electricvehiclesresearch.com 12 Oct '17, 12am

Smart charging adjusts battery charging rates as a function of customers' needs and the availability of electricity via th...