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Sumitomo Group Commissions Large-Scale Battery Storage System in PJM

In addition to microgrid deployments, advanced battery energy storage systems are also increasingly being used by utilities and independent system operators (ISOs) responsible for managing state and regional power grids. The Sumitomo Group’s Wiley Battery Utility LLC on January 13 announced it is ready to commission an innovative, utility-scale battery storage system in Hamilton County, Ohio. With a maximum power …

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New CalCharge Leader Aims to Create Energy Storage Industry Hub

Founded in 2014 by the non-profit California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), CalCharge is leveraging its growing roster of member companies and working relationships with three San Francisco Bay area national labs to create an energy storage R&D and industry hub in California. On January 11, Calcharge announced Alex Luce had been named its new program director. Microgrid Media spoke with Luce to …

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Eaton Recognized for ¨Open Innovation¨ Approach to Microgrid Tech

A strategic focus on an open, collaborative approach to microgrid technology and applications is paying dividends at Cleveland-based industrial engineering multinational Eaton Corp. It also earned the privately-held corporation a Berkeley-Haas Open Innovation Award. Eaton placed second in the Berkeley-Haas Business Transformation category of this year’s competition in recognition of its success in ¨leveraging open innovation to transform corporate culture, launch …

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