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The Hywind floating wind turbine farm in the North Sea incorporates energy storage from lithium-ion batteries. Depicted here, the first nacelle and rotor (blades on hub) being lifted on to the towers at assembly site for Hywind Scotland at Stord. Photo: Jan Arne Wold / Woldcam / Statoil.

Lift-off: energy storage brings renewable energy to the mainstream

In the past, a severe shortcoming of renewables has been that they are intermittent: the power stays on only as long as the wind blows or the sun shines; if the wind blows too hard, the turbines must stop turning in order not to overload the grid. Newer and more efficient storage techniques are changing the equation. It is now possible to store excess power and tap into it during periods of power shortage. This article outlines some of the many technologies employed. Read more...
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HKM contract to Primetals Technologies

HKM contract to Primetals Technologies

Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH (HKM) has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply two new...
18 January 2018
Roberto Pancaldi, Tenova Metals CEO

Roberto Pancaldi, Tenova Metals CEO

Effective 1st January 2018, Roberto Pancaldi has become the new Tenova Metals CEO, assuming the role...
18 January 2018
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RINL, KIOCL sign MOU

RINL, KIOCL sign MOU

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), Visakhapatnam Steel Plant and KIOCL Limited, Kudremukh Iron Ore...
18 January 2018

BIBUS acquires majority of S + D Spezialstahl

BIBUS HOLDING AG, a 70-year-old, owner-managed, Swiss-based and internationally oriented trading and...
18 January 2018

ARCEO’s innovative coil coating

As part of its commitment to bringing added-value generation to its customers, specialty coil coater ARCEO ENGINEERING has recently developed, in collaboration with MICROBAN laboratory, a new functionality for producing bio-enhanced coatings. This new functionality, called BIOCLEAN, features anti-bacterial...
16 January 2018

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