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Coda Auto pulls double duty for EVs and grid storage

Looking for a beachhead in the fledgling grid storage business, electric carmaker Coda opens a business unit to build battery systems for the grid.

By January 20, 2012


Solar plant with molten-salt storage gets green light

Solar Reserve wins the federal approval needed to build 110-megawatt solar plant with integrated molten-salt storage, allowing it to operate at all hours.

By December 20, 2010


Utility solar project adds molten salt for storage

SolarReserve lands deals to build concentrating solar power plants that can deliver power even with the sun isn't shining by using heated salt as storage.

By December 22, 2009


Molten salt keeps solar power flowing

BrightSource Energy will add molten salt storage to upcoming concentrating solar power plants, touting the benefits of solar thermal technology over low-cost solar photovoltaic technology.

By November 30, 2011


Clean Urban Energy raises $7 million

A Chicago start-up scores Series A funding for its thermal-energy efficiency software platform and services.

By July 7, 2011


One megawatt of grid storage, 10 big flywheels

Beacon Power forecasts that it will provide one megawatt of storage to the electricity grid using its flywheels by the end of the year.

By June 17, 2008


Energy storage coming to a power grid near you

Storage on the grid would allow use of more solar and wind power and avoid the need for new power plants. So what's holding up grid storage?

By June 27, 2008


Start-up Ausra thinks big with solar storage

Solar newcomer Ausra, which has kept a low profile, is testing large-scale solar park design that uses concentration and thermal storage.

By May 16, 2007


Solar combo generator heats and powers

A new solar thermal system developed by Cool Energy will bring heat, hot water, and electricity to homes in Boulder, Colo., over the next few months.

By January 20, 2011


New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric cars

Power Japan Plus announced its dual carbon battery technology, which promises longer-lasting and less expensive batteries for electric cars.

By May 13, 2014