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Defining the Operating System for Grid Energy Storage

June 12, 2014 by Jeff St. John

The future for grid-scale energy storage startups isn’t in building the batteries that go into them; it’s in writing the software that makes them work at scale. San Francisco-based Greensmith and Berlin-based Younicos were both founded on this premise, and so far it seems to be working for them.[read more]

Hawaii Wants 200MW of Energy Storage for Solar, Wind Grid Challenges

May 11, 2014 by Jeff St. John

Hawaii Electric Company launched one of the biggest energy storage proposals in the country last week, quietly opening up requests for proposals of 60 to 200 megawatts of storage project to help manage the solar and wind power that’s wreaking havoc with Oahu’s island grid.[read more]