Posts tagged as storage

Large scale energy storage test and demonstration facility launched

  Eskom’s Research Testing & Development (RTD) department has established a battery test and demonstration facility at its Research and Innovation Centre in Rosherville. The objective of this facility is to compare different technologies and supplier products under identical conditions and to identify which of these products is suitable for Eskom’s future needs for energy […]

Larger-capacity, three-phase inverter

  SolarEdge is extending its commercial offering with the launch of larger-capacity, three-phase inverters up to 100 kW. The new inverters enable reduced installation time and cost, while also providing smart energy management control. Coordinating PV, storage, and home energy, the company’s residential solution manages and monitors solar energy generation, electricity consumption, energy storage, and device […]

Maintaining VLA batteries properly

  The solution to vented lead-acid (VLA) battery maintenance and optimal functionality is an electrolyte battery monitoring system. Midtronics’ Cellguard ELS+ electrolyte battery monitoring system is small, can be easily installed and requires no maintenance. Sensor wiring is daisy-chained without a return path wire, and sensors are attached to the battery case with an adhesive foam padding. […]

Energy storage trends and opportunities in emerging markets

  Energy storage is a crucial tool for enabling the effective integration of renewable energy and unlocking the benefits of local generation and a clean, resilient energy supply. The technology continues to prove its value to grid operators around the world who must manage the variable generation of solar and wind energy. However, the development […]

Rugged batteries for reliable PV storage

  Silicon Engineering is the sole agent for BAE-Berlin batteries in South Africa. BAE solar batteries are used in renewable energy applications such as solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation. They are also used in hybrid applications as well as in stand-alone PV systems, which include a very wide range of sizes and application fields. BAE […]