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These Cool Energy Storage Trains Simply Work With the Power of Gravity

By Ares North America on Mar 08, 2017 at 11:35 PM in ARES News

Energy storage trains are a fantastic idea to save energy. Energy grids supplied by renewable energy sources naturally benefit from energy storage of any kind. “Pumped” hydropower is one of the common “go to” solution for energy storage.

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The Future of Energy Storage — ‘Sisyphus Railroad’

By Ares North America on Aug 31, 2016 at 05:06 AM in ARES News

In research there is evolution, revolution and — sometimes — what I call “retro revolution,” which happens when old methods have new applications.

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ARES Nevada engineering innovative train-powered storage project

By Ares North America on Jun 23, 2016 at 03:38 PM in ARES News

A project to use the combination of a train, a steep grade and gravity as an innovative form of energy storage is moving forward.

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A Train That Goes Nowhere Could Change How We Store Energy

By Ares North America on Jun 10, 2016 at 09:45 PM in ARES News

A California company called Advanced Rail Energy Storage (ARES) has come up with what seems like a particularly ingenious solution that relies upon simple gravity and a venerable old-school technology: the railway train.

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3 Energy Storage Technologies to Keep an Eye On

By Ares North America on Jun 10, 2016 at 09:32 PM in ARES News

Energy storage could be a big player in our energy future, and these technologies could be key to its adoption.

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Energy-Storing Train Gets Nevada Approval

By Ares North America on May 23, 2016 at 11:05 PM in ARES News

Startup will build a better grid by pushing heavy railcars up a hill.

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Forget Elon’s Batteries—Fix the Grid With a Rock-Filled Train on a Hill

By Ares North America on May 17, 2016 at 04:15 PM in ARES News

THE ARES IS pretty simple, as cutting-edge energy storage technology goes. A lot of rocks. A few railcars...

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First-of-its-kind rail energy storage project targets role in CAISO ancillary services market

By Ares North America on Apr 30, 2016 at 05:37 PM in ARES News

A California startup is targeting ancillary services as the use for the grid-scale rail storage project

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First Grid-Scale Rail Energy Storage Project Gets Environmental Approval From BLM

By Ares North America on Apr 29, 2016 at 05:33 PM in ARES News

A “new” technology tackles grid-scale energy storage by mechanical means rather than electrochemistry.

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ARES Gains BLM Approval and the Media Takes Notice

By Ares North America on Apr 04, 2016 at 11:09 PM in ARES News

“Creative solutions like ARES Nevada provide a more reliable and modern electric grid and help create an even cleaner energy future for our citizens” said Angie Dykema, Director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy.

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