Articles by month: May 2016

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.


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...


Railway solution for grid-scale energy storage

By Ares North America on May 12, 2016 at 07:40 PM in ARES News

Advanced Rail Energy Storage (ARES) developed a new storage system for potential energy, which uses gravity, railway lines, shuttles and concrete, and works on a similar concept as a pumped storage hydropower system.


Energy Storage Expert Jim Kelly Brings Renewables to Railroads

By Ares North America on May 02, 2016 at 05:42 PM in ARES News

Jim Kelly first began pondering the possibilities and limitations of renewables as a senior vice president of transmission and distribution for Southern California Edison.