Articles by month: March 2013

Boxcar Energy: Brilliant new strategies for storing power. No. 4: First you roll a train uphill

By Ares North America on Mar 28, 2013 at 10:11 AM in ARES News

California enacted a renewable portfolio standard in 2002 that ordered all utilities in the state to get a third of their electricity from wind, solar, or hydropower by 2020. Twenty-eight other states and the District of Columbia have similar requirements. But as states ramp up their use of renewables, they’ll run into a problem nobody at the lectern talked about: energy storage.


Energy Storage: Packing Some Power

By Ares North America on Mar 03, 2013 at 10:19 AM in ARES News

Energy technology: Better ways of storing energy are needed if electricity systems are to become cleaner and more efficient