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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 […]

Renewables Survive Hurricane Ian!

Beating a Hurricane with Solar and Batteries!

The community of Babcock Ranch, just outside of Fort Myers, FL, never lost power when hurrcane Ian deevasted the area. (FPL)

George Harvey

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

Hurricane Ian didn’t prevent solar power and batteries from providing electricity 24/7 […]

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 […]

No Need to Worry About Lithium

An ocean full of lithium (Silas Baisch, Unsplash)

George Harvey

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

New Technology for Energy Storage

Highview Power cryogenic power plant for Vermont. (Courtesy image)

George Harvey

Our least expensive and least polluting forms of electricity generation happen to be intermittent or variable. We can bring them up to being highly reliable, highly responsive forms of energy by the simple addition of energy storage. But a question […]

Nuclear Power Won’t Save the World

It Won’t Even Help

San Onofre nuclear plant (awnisALAN, CC-BY-SA 2.0)

Originally published at Green Energy Times.

By George Harvey

An old paradigm

The electricity most of us use comes from a system that was designed mostly over a hundred years ago. It was built around concepts […]