batteries

Home battery market set to treble in 2017

The huge furore in South Australia over energy security and the challenge by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to provide enough battery storage to avoid power blackouts at record low prices has…

Should we ban lithium batteries from our homes?

SPECIAL REPORT: Whether lithium ion batteries are safe to have inside the home or are likely to explode or cause fires is a question that’s stirred up a lot of…

Energy storage trends, from micro to macro

OXYGEN FILES: Powering the energy grid without coal isn’t going to happen without storage and other technologies to ensure reliable supplies at any time and in any weather. While policy…