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New long-duration, extended capacity Na-Al battery design for grid storage

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Researchers led by the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have extended the capacity and duration of sodium-aluminum batteries. The new sodium-based molten salt battery uses two distinct reactions. The team previously reported a neutral molten salt reaction. of peak charge capacity. —Weller et al.

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Dirt Cheap Batteries Enable Megawatt-Scale Charging Without Big Grid Upgrades Right Away

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Battery prices have continued to plummet, frankly faster than even battery optimists such as myself dreamed of. That has big implications for electric trucking. In 2022, a kilowatthour of battery capacity cost US$159.

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Massachusetts electric school bus delivered power back to grid for 50+ hours over the summer; V2G

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An electric school bus in Beverly, Massachusetts, successfully delivered power back to the electricity grid for more than 50 hours over the course of the summer using vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. Image source: Thomas Built Buses.

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Nissan, Enel launch “Second Life” storage system with used electric car batteries for grid stabilization

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Combining used Nissan electric vehicle batteries at a conventional power plant in Melilla, Spain, operated by the Enel Group’s Spanish subsidiary, Endesa, the project enhances grid stability to help meet the needs of an isolated network. The back-up generator is composed of 48 used Nissan LEAF batteries and 30 new ones.

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Revel, Fermata Energy, NineDot Energy launch first V2G system on NYC’s grid

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Revel, NineDot Energy and Fermata Energy announced that the first Vehicle to Grid (V2G) program connected to NYC’s grid is now live at Revel’s Red Hook, Brooklyn warehouse. The three bidirectional chargers can export approximately 45kW back to the grid. Revel, Fermata Energy and NineDot Energy V2G program in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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Cyclum Renewables Truck Stops Offers EV Charging for Trucks & Light Duty Vehicles without Connection to the Local Electric Utility Grid, Solar, or Batteries

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Cyclum utilizes RNG-fueled microturbines to generate clean green electricity, making the truck stops carbon negative at less cost & space of electric grid or solar power Cyclum Renewables, a pioneering force in building Renewable fueled truck stops with Traditional & Transitional Fuels, is revolutionizing the future of electric vehicle (EV).

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Vehicle to grid trial to test EVs as “batteries on wheels” in remote off-grid towns

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Utility to test how electric vehicles (EVs) can be incorporated into regional microgrids and used as mobile energy storage solutions. The post Vehicle to grid trial to test EVs as “batteries on wheels” in remote off-grid towns appeared first on The Driven.

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