» Evolution of a Market

Traditionally, grid reliability and demand-supply balancing have been maintained through a combination of: flexing of base-load generation reserve capacity; distributed spinning and non-spinning reserve capacity, typically utilising carbon-heavy thermal power (e.g. diesel generators or gas turbines); investments into new transmission infrastructure or transmission upgrades; or the use of pumped-hydro storage. Continue reading

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» Second life for Electric Vehicle Batteries

Nissan, 4R Energy and Green Charge Networks have launched a full-scale commercial business for Second Life Batteries: The first combined storage unit will be installed at a Nissan facility this summer, where multiple Nissan LEAF batteries will be configured to offset peak electricity demand for businesses – the key target group of  the project. Continue reading

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