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Long Wary of Batteries, New York is Poised to Go Big on Energy Storage

Inside the community battery project built by NineDot Energy in the Pelham Gardens neighborhood of the Bronx in New York City. (NineDot Energy)

Can community-scale battery installations hit the sweet spot for the country’s densest city? NineDot Energy has raised $225 million more to take a crack at it.

Jeff St. […]

Iron Edison – Liquidation Sale

Dear Friends of Iron Edison,

We are in the process of liquidating our inventory. This means we are offering you batteries below our wholesale cost. The list below describes if the batteries are new or used and the prices are marked to reflect this. We also have some inverters and solar charge controllers. Please be […]

Will the New Carbon Battery Technology Replace Lithium for Energy Storage Next?

Different types of batteries have been available over the years. This is a lead-acid battery. (Courtesy photos)

Chris Milner

Battery storage is the fastest growing industry in the United States, with sales expected to exceed $50 billion by 2028. Grid instability, rising costs of electricity, and politics are the driving forces […]

Renewables and Energy Storage Have Arrived, Offering Consumers Significant Savings

Renewable energy power plants – photovoltaics, wind turbine farm and battery container. 3D rendering. (AdobeStock_248626760/malp)

Jonathan Dowds

We all know that renewable energy is the future. But recently something interesting happened: the future arrived.

It’s not all the way here – we are still getting far too much energy from […]

Battery System Helping Off-Grid Installations

Dual pole mounted solar arrays and a beautiful Central Vermont backdrop. The mini split heat pumps in this home keep this array hard at work.

George Harvey

Without doubt, there are still some among us who think of off-grid living, with solar electricity, in terms of very small and very primitive […]

Beating a Hurricane With Solar And Batteries!

Babcock Ranch solar array. FPL image.

George Harvey

The sun doesn’t always shine, but so what?

It doesn’t prevent solar power and batteries from providing electricity 24/7 during a hurricane that shut down the grid in Florida. The big thermal plants just could not deliver electricity on the failed grid. […]

Tesla Solar Roof withstands 155 mph winds, Powerwall survives hours-long underwater ordeal

By Simon Alvarez

Tesla products like the company’s electric vehicles are not just known for their sleek looks and bleeding-edge tech — they are also known for their durability. This is one of the reasons why Tesla’s cars like the Model 3 and Model Y have protected occupants from otherwise serious accidents for years.

But […]

Zinc8 Decouples the Linkage Between Energy and Power

Zinc8 engineer working in the company’s research facility in Vancouver, BC. (Courtesy images: Zinc8)

George Harvey

There are many kinds of electric batteries. Given the needs for energy storage that exist today and will predictably come up in the future, it should not be at all surprising that many battery designs […]

Fortress Power Presents Their New Flex Tower

Flex Tower open (Courtesy of Fortress Power)

George Harvey

Fortress Power (FP) is a company that makes batteries with some fairly important advantages. It has been described in Green Energy Times in a couple of articles already, as we have looked into questions of mobile energy systems and battery backup for […]

No Need to Worry About Lithium

We have new technology to extract lithium from sea water at low cost. (Silas Baisch, Unsplash, bit.ly/3Mgzei5)

George Harvey

As Green Energy Times publishes about the things that we need to do to save the planet, we often cover batteries. Whether they be for grid energy storage, household resilience, or electric […]