Sony Corp will release a commercial storage battery that has a capacity of 6.0kWh and can realize a "stand-alone" storage battery system by using photovoltaic (PV) panels without a commercial power source March 1, 2013.
Riken and Da Vinci Co Ltd, whose headquarters are located in Nara Prefecture, Japan, invented a "cogeneration system" that collects the thermal energy of sunlight including lights from the rising and setting suns with Fresnel lenses and heats up water stored in a heat storage tank to generate electricity and supply hot water.
Sharp to Sell See-through PV Cell Module as Window Glass --- Tech-On! is a one-stop online technology news portal published in English, Japanese, and Chinese, and is run by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Mitsubishi Electric Corp will start to test a system capable of directly providing surplus electricity that is regenerated through the braking of a railcar and cannot be consumed by trains running nearby to the facilities of a rail station.
NTN Registers Ultra-small EV Using In-wheel Motors as Light Car in Japan --- Tech-On! is a one-stop online technology news portal published in English, Japanese, and Chinese, and is run by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Apple’s massive solar panel and fuel cell farm are now live and providing clean power for its huge data center in Maiden, North Carolina. By the end of the year 60 percent of the power for the data center will come from these sources.
It's electric! City charged up as new plug-in stations slide into placeSouthCoastToday.comIn Massachusetts, 900 electric cars are now registered with the state, about double from just one year ago, said Stephen Russell, the coordinator of the...
News of 600 million people in India left without electricity last week after a major grid collapse caught the attention of the entire world. Several reasons and theories regarding what went wrong have been widely discussed. The factors blamed for the major outage include politics, corruption, power hungry states, SCADA power control systems and inadequate rainfall amongst many others. However, fundamentally the power outage was a result of mismatched supply and demand. So here are some thoughts on how the smart grid can help prevent such blackouts in the future