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Energy Storage News Sites:
EcoGeek's Power Storage News page.
Energy Storage News Stories:
"New Water-Splitting Catalyst: Researchers Expand List of Potential Electrode Materials That Could Be Used to Store Energy" ScienceDaily May 13, 2010. MIT's Daniel Nocera and his associates have found yet another formulation that can efficiently catalyze the splitting of water molecules using electricity. This could ultimately form the basis for new storage systems that would allow buildings to be completely independent and self-sustaining in terms of energy.
"Store wind power for later use? Cities bet on it
Iowa project would compress air in underground caverns" MSNBC Article.
Energy Storage-Organizations:
International Energy Agency's  Energy Conservation though Energy Storage Organization. Energy Storage Research & Development.
Electricity Storage Association is a trade association established to foster development and commercialization of energy storage technologies.
Energy Storage Council promotes the research, development and deployment of storage technologies as well as raises awareness of the importance of storage for the future of America's electricity supply and energy security.
Energy Storage-Reports:
"Energy Storage - The Sixth Dimension of the Electricity Production and Delivery Value Chain" The New Electricity Value Chain. Energy Storage Council.
"Improving the technical, environmental and social performance of wind energy systems using biomass-based energy storage" National Renewable Energy Laboratory Report. PDF.



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