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The 2nd Life Of Used EV Batteries

June 6th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

When an electric vehicle (EV) comes off the road, what happens to the vehicle battery? The fate of the lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles is an important question for manufacturers, policy makers, and EV owners alike

How To Profit From Solar & Storage

November 19th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

By Brandon Chase, Fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute Wind turbines and solar panels both use natural resources to [&hellip

GE’s Brilliant Wind Turbine — Wind Power Cheaper Than Coal Or Natural Gas (Part 1)

June 29th, 2013 | by Andrew

Already competitive with electricity produced by coal and natural gas-fired power plants, GE is driving the cost of clean, green, renewable energy down further with its Brilliant line of wind turbines and power management systems. Incorporating Ramp Control, Predictive Power Analytics, and short-term, grid-scale battery storage in an integrated wind power systems platform, GE Power & Wind believes it's on the right track when it comes to addressing one of the industry's persisting criticisms: the intermittent nature of wind

DOE to Recover 70% of Bankruptcy Loan

February 8th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

The Department of Energy (DOE) has been under fire with several investigations for loans to companies that have later filed bankruptcy. The most infamous and largest is with Solyndra, but Ener1 and Beacon Power also received loans. Of these, the situation at Beacon Power presents a bit of a special case.

Pennsylvania Wants Beacon Power’s Flywheel Energy Storage

August 11th, 2011 | by Breath on the Wind

Beacon Power (Nasdaq:BCON), a flywheel energy storage company that it has been awarded a $5 million state grant for the construction of its second 20-megawatt flywheel energy storage facility. (flywheels, frequency regulation and spinning reserve discussed)

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