31 Mar '14, 8pm

Qinous Portable Energy Storage for Off-Grid Renewable Energy Applications

Qinous Portable Energy Storage for Off-Grid Renewable Energy Applications

Renewable Energy Needs Easy Backup Power The further you get from civilization, the more that renewable energy looks like a great idea, but renewable energy without a backup plan doesn’t lend itself to reliability. Right now, most off-grid operations, such as a remote villages, research outposts, or islands, rely on generators and perhaps a mix of renewable energy. Still, when the sun goes down or the winds don’t blow, most turn back to generator technology, which effectively cancels out any use of renewable energy sources. Backup power supplies are an excellent method of storing excess energy for use during peak hours or when supply dips below demand, but they can be expensive and complicated to implement. Qinous, based in Berlin, Germany, has designed a backup power supply that can be easily integrated into practically any current remote grid installation. In conjunction...

Full article: http://www.greenoptimistic.com/2014/03/31/qinous-portable...

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