27 Oct '11, 8pm

Solar power + super batteries = Reliable energy for the future?

Solar power + super batteries = Reliable energy for the future?

CAES appears to be a good option for longer-term energy storage that can “save up” solar power for hours, days, weeks or longer. On the other hand, lithium-ion batteries might prove the better choice for managing short-term variability — ie, dealing with on-and-off fluctuations in solar power caused by passing clouds. Advanced batteries from Saft are due to arrive at the test site this fall for phase-two tests.

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Solar Energy Systems and Batteries

altenergymag.com 26 Oct '11, 7pm

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greentechmedia.com 26 Oct '11, 2pm

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cleantechnica.com 26 Oct '11, 6pm

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altenergymag.com 27 Oct '11, 4pm

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Alpha Energy Introduces Optimum Power Solutions at Solar Power International 2011

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renewableenergyworld.com 28 Oct '11, 4pm

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decc.gov.uk 27 Oct '11, 1pm

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grist.org 27 Oct '11, 4pm

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Energy Storage “Membrane” Cheaper Than Batterie...

gas2.org 26 Oct '11, 11pm

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coolinsights.blogspot.com 27 Oct '11, 11am

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Oct '11, 4pm

Amory B. Lovins, the longtime efficiency guru , has a new book out that analyzes the possibility of converting the nation ...

Green Blog: Fossil Fuels as the Whale Oil of th...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Oct '11, 5pm

Amory B. Lovins, the longtime efficiency guru , has a new book out that analyzes the possibility of converting the nation ...

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mnn.com 27 Oct '11, 5pm

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spectrum.ieee.org 31 Oct '11, 9pm

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The Energy Trap

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theoildrum.com 28 Oct '11, 8am

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grist.org 30 Oct '11, 12pm

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