Energy Storage Systems: added value tech and innovation
By uniting Lithium-ion batteries and energy management software, comes an innovative and effective solution to the needs of consumers, utilities, companies, and grid network operators.
Published on 19 November 2019
The invention of the first rechargeable battery by French physicist Gaston Planté dates back to 1859. This advancement came sixty years after Alessandro Volta’s breakthrough invention of the electric battery, leading the way to the nineteenth century’s electric revolution, drawing immense praise from none other than Napoleon Bonaparte.
One and half-century later, research and innovation focusing on how to store energy, generated ever more advanced, efficient and sustainable solutions.
By today’s standards, Planté idea surpassed Volta’s, as it allowed the same battery to stockpile energy, ushering an era of applications that vary significantly, based on their composition and the processes they generate, but all in all, both battery types are now a regular presence in our daily lives, as they power instruments, devices, and machines that define the contemporary way of living.
Storage systems: energy becomes even bigger
Following in the footsteps of the path blazed by Volta and cleared by Planté, Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) represent only the latest step in a journey that is making the energy storage revolution a reality for its services and large scale solutions that find application in households, neighborhoods and entire cities, as well as businesses, factories and industrial districts.
In an era of sustained development of renewables, climate change, and digital transformation, Li-ion batteries couple with Energy Management Systems (EMS) to deliver Energy Storage systems, the strategic cornerstone of the new sustainable development model.
The goal of building smart cities and leading businesses in the so-called paradigm of industry 4.0, finds in Storage Systems a fundamental ally for a hefty team of stakeholders: consumers, utilities, Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO) and Independent System Operators (ISO).
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