The world's first fuel cell car sharing program launches in Germany

The world's first fuel cell car sharing program launches in Germany

As EVs become increasingly mainstream, they seem to have found a natural home in carsharing services. BlueIndy has left its mark on Indianapolis, Ford has been testing its own EV sharing programs, Japan and China have seen their share of programs pop up, electric carsharing is helping low-income neighborhoods in Los Angeles, and more models continue to emerge.

Energy Storage 101 - The Basics of Energy Storage

Energy Storage 101 - The Basics of Energy Storage

Energy storage has become somewhat of a buzz term in the energy industry. It’s increasingly being mentioned as the piece of (future) technology that will be able to solve all of the market’s problems. But the field of energy storage can be a complicated one as well, with many different technologies and applications, all being developed in different ways. To shed some light on this broad field, Solarplaza presents you with: “the basics of energy storage”. Through this infographic and accompanying article we will discuss the different storage technologies, market segments and ancillary services.

Energy Storage in 2016: What Should we Expect?

Energy Storage in 2016: What Should we Expect?

Last year was a very important year for energy storage, and we saw huge strides made in the technology, utilisation, public acknowledgement, and investment sector. The question is: how will 2016 build on the successes of 2015?

How to determine meaningful, comparable cost of energy storage

How to determine meaningful, comparable cost of energy storage

The future market for stationary energy storage systems (ESS) is one of the most heavily discussed topics in the power industry today. Significant growth is expected in particular for stationary battery systems, which accounted for only 2 GWh globally in 2015 but is expected to grow to 33 GWh by the end of the decade.