Articles by month: April 2013

??Advanced Rail Energy Storage - Webinar

By Ares North America on Apr 17, 2013 at 10:27 AM in ARES News

Here’s a webinar I conducted yesterday on Advanced Rail Energy Storage, or ARES, a new concept in cost-effective, grid-scale energy storage. I interviewed ARES CEO Jim Kelly, and covered a range of issues spanning the physics and economics of energy storage, ancillary grid services, and the challenges facing those of us who advocate for the integration of massive amounts of renewable energy onto the grid.


Storage Start-Up Uses Old Technology

By Ares North America on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:45 AM in ARES News

Imagine pumped-storage hydropower, but with railroad cars on tracks instead of water in pipes, and what you’ve got is the brainchild of a California start-up.