Energy storage

A paper mill in Germany

Report: Electrothermal energy storage can yield consistent renewable electricity for industry

ETES’ unique combination of heat electrification and storage can rebalance electricity demands — and help industry decarbonize to boot.

_
Phoebe Skok
|
_
|
_
|
_
|
Feb 26, 2024
A thermal battery storage facility

Antora raises $150 million to boost manufacturing

The thermal battery maker is on the verge of a handful of commercial-scale deployments using its heat-as-a-service model.

_
Maeve Allsup
|
_
|
_
|
_
|
Feb 22, 2024
Man installing rooftop solar panels

Report: NEM 3.0 is boosting storage, dragging down panel price in California

In the wake of the state’s new net metering rule, the residential solar market appears to be taking a new approach.

_
Maeve Allsup
|
_
|
_
|
_
|
Feb 22, 2024
A wind turbine in Texas
Commentary
STORAGE

Why battery storage is key for energy independence in Texas

The technology could propel the Lone Star State to lead the country in renewable energy.

Pricing and tech trends shaping the booming global storage market

As manufacturing capacity ramps up, is a shakeout on the horizon?

Energy storage

Can the UK establish LDES market leadership?

Investors say the proposed cap and floor mechanism would “shake up” global energy storage markets.

Solar panels on a roof

Puerto Rico is using residents’ home batteries to back up its grid

The yearlong pilot could be the first step in creating a residential-storage virtual power plant larger than any in North America.

A scientist researches battery chemistry at the PNNL

Armed with AI, Microsoft found a new battery material in just two weeks

And what they found has the potential to lower how much lithium solid-state batteries require.

A woman observes the EchoStat technology
Analysis
AI
STORAGE

Could AI-powered defect detection boost battery manufacturing?

Inside Liminal's goal of giving the EV industry a boost with ultrasound and machine learning.

The Carbon Copy from Latitude Media

The storylines of the energy transition in 2023

This is the decade to get it right, and we’re almost halfway through it.

Image of batteries and clocks
Feature
STORAGE
VC

Investors see light ahead for the LDES market

2023 wasn’t an inflection point for the technology, but investors have near-term optimism, thanks in part to the low low price of solar.

_
Maeve Allsup
|
_
|
_
|
_
|
Dec 18, 2023
Catalyst podcast by Latitude Media
Podcast
STORAGE

What do you do with a 100-hour battery?

Form Energy’s Mateo Jaramillo argues that utilities can use multiday storage to do more than balance intermittent renewables.

_
|
_
|
_
|
_
Catalyst
|
Dec 14, 2023
The Latitude podcast from Latitude Media
Podcast
STORAGE

Building novel storage projects on brownfields

A project led by Midwestern utility Alliant Energy shows the good and bad of developing climatetech projects on used coal sites.

_
|
_
|
_
|
_
The Latitude
|
Dec 13, 2023
Close-up of molten metal being poured into a mold

Fourth Power lands $19 million for prototype facility

The Cambridge-based startup is betting thermophotovoltaic storage can support a transitioning grid.

_
Maeve Allsup
|
_
|
_
|
_
|
Dec 12, 2023