A bidirectional DC/DC (DC-to-DC) converter is a piece of power electronics that can transfer energy in both directions between two DC buses. They are also known as four-quadrant converters because both current and voltage can change direction. Lately, they are referred to as DC transformers.
The electrification of African countries is becoming increasingly vital – not only to serve basic human needs but also to access commercial and developmental opportunities. As electricity demand is growing, the use of diesel generators – a previously popular but expensive solution – is proving...
What is driving the growth of energy storage in the US and Europe? How can operators derive maximum returns on their investments, and what are the challenges they should be prepared for? We answer these questions and more in our analysis.
Energy Storage specialist BYD explains why insular energy installations become more and more popular – whether they are located on an actual island, in rural parts of in-land regions or installed as a deliberate choice by voluntary “off-griders”.