As deployments take hold, real-world challenges abound.
Today’s technologies are causing utilities to rethink their business models.
Funding a new infrastructure in an age of uncertainty.
Making ‘Clean Coal’ More than an Oxymoron.
For many, it’s the next logical step for smart grid technology.
Utilities should think hard about business models.
Key steps for companies considering on-site energy storage.
Distributed energy + distributed controls = distributed benefits.
Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) developed two grid-scale energy storage projects outside of Chicago that, once completed in 2015, will be the largest, fully commercial energy storage projects in North America. RES Americas will develop and construct the two 19.8-MW energy storage systems, each having the ability to store 7.8 MWh of energy. The first project, Elwood Energy Storage Center, will be located in West Chicago and the second project, Jake Energy Storage Center, in Joliet.