February 6, 2013

Storage: The Chasm to Commercialization

Zach Pollock, GreenTechGrid

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Nevertheless, private sector investment continues to flow into the energy storage sector, albeit at a more modest pace than previous years, accounting for just over $250 million in 2012 according to GTM Research’s database of venture capital activity. Additionally, companies such as LightSail Energy and Ambri represent bright spots in a landscape that has been mired by overpromise and underperformance.

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TAGGED: Ener1, Beacon Power, Ambri, Light Sail Energy, Emerging Markets, Energy Storage


October 25, 2013
Solar Energy in the Dark
Sami Grover, TreeHugger
Last week I posted on how renewables can keep the lights on when the sun doesn't shine, or the wind doesn't blow. After all, the unpredictability of the weather is one of the biggest criticisms we hear from naysayers. It is, no... more ››
October 17, 2013
Volvo's New Built-In EV Battery
Antony Ingram, Green Car Reports
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