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Energy storage is a new field and still attracts many newcomers. Stephen Prince, President and CEO of Younicos, knows what is crucial to the success of battery storage systems.
Panasonic’s operations hub in Denver has a brand new microgrid. Younicos – in partnership with Panasonic and Xcel Energy – has commissioned a solar plus storage microgrid for a smart transit project underway in Denver.
The global energy sector is undergoing fundamental change. While predicting the outcome of this ongoing disruption is notoriously difficult, it’s a safe bet that intelligent energy storage will be a key building block of Grid 2.0.
Amid surge in solar and wind power generation and their intermittent nature, the battery storage demand has increased manifold, and now batteries are big enough to give power backup to mega cities.
Panasonic, Xcel Energy, and Younicos have released a white paper, A Portfolio Microgrid in Denver, Colorado, that details a unique solar-plus-storage microgrid project under way at Denver’s Peña Station NEXT.
The Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) in Alaska has tapped Younicos to design, install and commission a new 3 MW battery energy storage system for Kodiak Island. The new system, which will replace one that is installed in 2012, is expected to be completed by the middle of August 2017.
Centrica chose energy storage firm Younicos to design a battery-based energy storage system. To be completed by winter 2018, the 49 MW lithium-ion system will respond to fluctuations in electrical demand in less than a second.
Utility Dive about how year 2016 went for energy storage pioneer Younicos. The company won 75 MW of energy storage contracts in 2016. Bookings were boosted by the award of a 49-MW battery energy storage system in UK.
In Recharge magazine our CEO Stephen L. Prince explains how Commercial & Industrial energy users can leverage plug-and-play battery solutions to profit from ever cheaper renewable penetration and hedge against rising grid charges.
Energy Storage Report explains how eagerly the microgrid community awaits the successful commissioning of the world’s first grid-forming battery system on the Azorean island of Graciosa, Portugal.
Younicos has just announced that construction of the world’s first “100% renewable” grid is underway. The battery storage comes from Leclanché’s lithium-ion technology and manufacturing plant in Germany.
In this article Younicos CEO Stephen L. Prince argues that the paradigm of unsustainable centralized fossil-based generation is disrupted by the grow- ing use of distributed energy resources.
The dutch news channel RTL-Z reports on the renewable energy system on the Azorean island of Graciosa. Thanks to the Younicos System 4500 islanders can cover two-thirds of their energy need with cheap renewable energy.
CNBC paid us a visit at our headquarters in Berlin-Adlershof where we develop and test storage solutions. Watch our co-ounder clemens Triebel explain how intelligent batteries enable enable the use of a much larger share of renewable energy.