Department of Energy

Energy Storage

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As America moves closer to a clean energy future, energy from intermittent sources like wind and solar must be stored for use when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining. The Energy Department is working to develop new storage technologies to tackle this challenge -- from supporting research on battery storage at the National Labs, to making investments that take startup concepts to grid-scale solutions.

Batteries

From consumer electronics to laptops to vehicles, batteries are an important part of our everyday life. Learn about the Energy Department's...

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Old--Pumped Storage Hydropower
Old--Pumped Storage Hydropower
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Energy Storage
OE's Energy Storage Program performs research and development on a wide variety of storage technologies, including batteries (both conventional and...
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10 Questions with Energy Storage Expert Imre Gyuk

Dr. Imre Gyuk, recently awarded the NAATBatt Lifetime Achievement Award for Energy Storage, talks about what energy storage is, how the energy...

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Energy Storage R&D Overview

2009 DOE Hydrogen Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C.

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Smoothing Renewable Wind Energy in Texas

A west Texas town recently became home to the largest battery storage on a wind farm, thanks to investments from the Energy Department.

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Get Pumped about Pumped Storage

Often described as “giant batteries,” pumped storage hydropower (PSH) plants account for the bulk of utility-scale electrical energy storage in the...

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Partnering with Vermont for an Innovative Approach to Resilience

A resiliency microgrid in Vermont will help keep critical facilities powered during emergencies.

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Building a Greener, More Resilient Future in Washington State

On July 8, Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Department of Commerce announced more than $14 million in smart grid matching grants from...

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UniEnergy Technologies and PNNL Recognized for Advancing Energy Storage at the National Level
UniEnergy Technologies and PNNL Recognized for Advancing Energy Storage at the National Level
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