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Virtual Power Plant – It’s More Than Just Connecting

It is important to provide small and medium-sized energy producers and consumers the opportunity to participate in the energy market – a market which usually is inaccessible for them due to minimum thresholds of megawatt production. In addition to gaining access to the market, these power producers...


ees Global Articles Created by Dr. Thomas F. Krausse, Managing Director, BlueSky Energy and Lyle Gold, US Operations, BlueSky Energy

The New Generation of Saltwater Batteries

No doubt it is a dynamic environment for electrochemical energy storage. Seeing the various market opportunities, price developments and participants entering and exiting the battery market demonstrate a very dynamic landscape. Besides the established technologies such as lead-acid batteries (with...


Figure (Source: USGS) demonstrates this sharp increase in prices.

ees Global Articles Created by Fayaz Ahmed, Founder & Chief Analyst, Sustainable Energy & Blockchain Solutions (SEB’S)

A Reality Check About Supply Chain of Lithium-Ion Batteries

There are different types of batteries but Lithium-ion batteries are the most popular batteries playing an important role in battery revolution. Lithium-ion batteries have many advantages over other types of batteries existing on the market. Lithium-ion batteries can be discharged more deeply and...


PV Mission Tschad

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Solar System Makes Béthel Education Centre in Chad Less Dependent on Diesel

Having access to electricity at all times of the day was certainly not taken for granted at Centre Béthel, a Catholic education centre in Chad. Its supply of energy, and therefore also water, was dependent on diesel generators, which could only be operated a few hours a day because of the high costs...


Soteria Battery

ees Global Articles Created by Brian Morin, CEO, Soteria Battery Innovation Group

The Power of an (Almost) Open Innovation Approach to Battery Materials | Brian Morin, CEO, Soteria Battery Innovation Group

Today, lithium ion batteries catch fire every day. One need only do a Google Images search on “lithium battery fire” to see images of fantastic blazes and dismal burns. It is an issue that is growing as batteries proliferate from our pockets and computers to our wrists, cars and houses. And as...