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  • ... storage for the grid using zinc-air battery technology . [scald=43488:kl_image_original_context ... to test its grid batteries on Con Edison's grid in New York City earlier this month. The new infusion of funding comes ... the largest among them. As we've mentioned here before at ReWire , the grid's inability to store power is usually seen as the ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... Southern California utility just delivered some upsetting news to owners of those storage systems. ... or power from the battery," SCE's Vanessa McGrady told ReWire . "This creates a complication, because only renewable power exported ... off the grid , but many have not. Though battery technology continues to evolve, the home battery storage industry did not ...
  • We don't cheerlead much here at ReWire , but we're just really not seeing a downside to this: a Bay Area firm ... grid at peak times, offering electric bill reductions of between 10 and 40 percent -- and helping the power grid avoid ... of the mountain bike firm Specialized. With this round of funding, that roster should grow considerably -- a good thing ...
  • ... out of that problem by using high tech to fine-tune a technology we've used since the Stone Age: the flywheel. ... flywheel storage concept | Velkess image   As ReWire readers remember, one of the main obstacles to greater use of ...
  • ... generating capacity, and that study's authors have good news for California. Configure block ... which covers all or part of 11 states from New Jersey to Illinois. As the authors say, Hart and Jacobson determined the ...
  • ... on a windless night and have the lights go on. This isn't news : we've covered the storage issue frequently here at ReWire . But a study published recently is news : it suggests that on a ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, at ... impacts, fracking, sea level rise, or nifty promising technology : what moved you most in 2013? ReWire covered a wide range of ... and friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World': An ...
  • ... But sometimes it happens without much warning: a nest of large dark clouds will roll in and cover an entire state, or the usual ... is that can be done using present-day, widely available technology . It's also reasonably efficient, the turbines recovering as much ...
  • KCET.ORG LAUNCHES 'REWIRE' TRACKING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CALIFORNIABurbank, CA - August 2, ... journalist and nature writer with decades of experience covering the California environment, shares the latest news concerning all aspects of renewable energy. From the effects ...

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