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Ray Byrne Named 2017 IEEE Fellow

Ray Byrne, Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, from Albuquerque, New Mexico has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to miniature robotics and grid integration of energy storage. Dr. Byrne has been employed at Sandia since 1989. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the [...]

By | 2017-01-31T21:44:51+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Energy Storage, Grid Integration, News, Staff, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ray Byrne Named 2017 IEEE Fellow

Sandia’s Research in Ultrawide Bandgap Technology Could Help Improve the Grid

Sandia researchers are currently studying how ultrawide bandgap semiconductor materials could be used to create more compact and efficient power electronics, potentially leading to higher absolute voltages for distributing power grid energy. These materials, such as AIGaN, are expected to allow devices to operate at higher voltages, frequencies, and temperatures than wide bandgap materials, such [...]

By | 2017-01-12T18:19:39+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Energy Storage, Grid Integration, Infrastructure Assurance, Materials Science, News|Comments Off on Sandia’s Research in Ultrawide Bandgap Technology Could Help Improve the Grid

Sandia Joins Forces with Singapore Energy Market Authority to Develop Energy Storage Test-Bed

Sandia National Laboratories’ Energy Storage Projects team within the Stationary Energy Storage Program is working with the government of Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) to help set up Singapore’s first grid energy storage test-bed. This will lead to the selection and development of three energy storage test-beds at existing electrical substations. Sandia will help develop [...]

By | 2016-12-06T17:14:58+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Energy Storage, Energy Storage Systems, Grid Integration, News, Partnership|Comments Off on Sandia Joins Forces with Singapore Energy Market Authority to Develop Energy Storage Test-Bed

Register for the 2017 Energy Storage Systems Safety Forum

Registration is now open for Meeting the Challenge: 2017 Energy Storage Systems (ESS) Safety Forum that will be held at the historic La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The two-day, MRS Endorsed ESS Safety Forum on February 22-23 will provide a platform for discussing the current state of ESS safety and mitigation strategies around improving cell to [...]

By | 2016-11-17T22:12:16+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Energy Storage, Energy Storage Systems, News, News & Events, Workshops|Comments Off on Register for the 2017 Energy Storage Systems Safety Forum

Installation of New England’s Largest Battery Energy Storage System is Underway

NEC Energy Solutions has begun the installation and commissioning of a 2 MW, 3.9MWh GSS® grid energy storage solution for the Sterling Municipal Light Department (SMLD) in Sterling, Massachusetts. Once complete in December 2016, it will be the largest system of its kind installed in New England and the first utility scale project in the [...]

By | 2016-10-26T15:54:56+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Energy Storage, Energy Storage Systems, Grid Integration, News|Comments Off on Installation of New England’s Largest Battery Energy Storage System is Underway

Two Sandia Papers Selected as “Best Papers” at the 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting

Research funded by the OE Energy Storage Program, under the direction of Dr. Imre Gyuk, was recently recognized with best paper awards at the 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting that was held in Boston July 17-21. The first paper outlines an optimization methodology for estimating the maximum potential revenue from an [...]

By | 2016-09-21T20:06:09+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Energy, Energy Storage, Grid Integration, Infrastructure Security, News, News & Events, Research & Capabilities|Comments Off on Two Sandia Papers Selected as “Best Papers” at the 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting

Sandia National Laboratories Develops Guidance Document for Energy Storage Procurement

Through a partnership with Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) and Clean Energy Group, Sandia has created a procurement guideline that offers useful information for states, municipalities, project developers, and end users to consider as they develop solicitations for energy storage projects. The document includes a matrix of elements to include in a Request for Proposal [...]

By | 2016-12-06T17:18:31+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Energy, Energy Storage, News, Partnership|Comments Off on Sandia National Laboratories Develops Guidance Document for Energy Storage Procurement

Sandia Participates in Preparation of New Mexico Renewable Energy Storage Report

New Mexico Governor Martinez and Energy, Minerals, & Natural Resources Department Secretary Martin released the New Mexico Energy Policy and Implementation Plan in mid-September. New Mexico is one of the most energy-rich and energy-diverse states in the nation. Southeast and northwest New Mexico produce large amounts of oil and natural gas. These industries provide much [...]

Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority Partners with Sandia to Install Aquion EES Demo

The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) and Sandia have signed an MOU to implement electrical energy storage systems (ESSs) in renewable-energy projects at their Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology (HOST) Park. Aquion Energy battery module installed at NELHA. Hawaii’s innovative green economic development park plays a significant role in Hawaii’s growth [...]