Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Storage - Global Strategic Business Report 2013-2018

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Dublin, Oct. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vwnhww/utilityscale) has announced the addition of the "Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Storage - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Storage in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018.

The report profiles 63 companies including many key and niche players such as A123 Systems, LLC., Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc., American Superconductor Corporation, Axion Power International, Inc., Ballard Power Systems, Inc., Beacon Power, LLC, Encell Technology, Inc., General Compression, Inc., Maxwell Technologies, Inc., NGK Insulators, Ltd., Prudent Energy Corporation, Saft Groupe S.A., Samsung SDI Co., Ltd., and ZBB Energy Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-2
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary


  • A Prelude II-1
  • Why Renewable Energy Storage Can Be a Game Changer for
  • Renewable Energy? II-1
  • The Current State of Energy Storage: An Overview II-2
  • Focus On Energy Efficiency to Drive Market & Technology Prospects for Energy Storage II-3
  • Rising Renewable Energy Consumption to Drive Energy Storage Market II-3
  • Opportunity Indicator II-4
  • Investments in Energy Storage: The Need of the Hour II-5
  • Technology Developments to Drive Growth II-5
  • Increasing Establishment of Solar Microgrids to Spur Growth II-6
  • Growing Deployment of Smart Grids to Drive Demand II-6
  • Opportunity Indicators II-7
  • Government Intervention Critical to the Market's Growth II-7
  • Ultracapacitor Grid Storage Rises in Popularity & Storage Potential II-7
  • Large Fuel Cells for On-Grid Applications Fuel Growth in the Market II-8
  • Economic Scenario in the U.S & Europe and Its Impact on Their Respective Regional Markets II-9
  • Impact of the Fiscal Cliff & Sequestration Cuts on the Energy Storage Market in the United States II-9
  • Impact of the European Debt Crisis on the Energy Storage Market in Europe II-10
  • Market Outlook II-11


  • Utility Scale Renewable Energy Storage: A Definition II-12
  • Types of Renewable Energy Storage Technologies II-12
  • Short-Term Renewable Energy Storage Technologies II-12
  • Supercapacitor Energy Storage II-12
  • Flywheel Energy Storage II-13
  • Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage II-13
  • Long-Term Renewable Energy Storage Technologies II-13
  • Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage II-13
  • Compressed Air Energy Storage II-13
  • Battery Energy Storage II-14
  • Hydrogen Energy Storage II-14
  • SWOT Analysis of Different Long-Term Renewable Energy Storage Technologies II-14
  • Significance of Renewable Energy Storage II-15
  • Minimizing Energy Costs II-15
  • Ensuring Reliable Supply of Energy II-15
  • Increasing Energy Autonomy II-15
  • Renewable Energy: A Primer II-16
  • An Introduction II-16
  • Renewable Energy: A Definition II-16
  • Benefits of Renewable Energy II-16
  • Environmental Benefits II-16
  • Economic Benefits II-17
  • Energy Security II-17
  • Sources of Renewable Energy II-17
  • Solar Energy II-17
  • Power Tower Systems II-17
  • Parabolic-Trough Systems II-17
  • Dish/Engine Systems II-18
  • Wind Energy II-18
  • Geothermal Energy II-18
  • Binary Cycle Power Plants II-18
  • Flash Steam Power Plants II-18
  • Dry Steam Power Plants II-18
  • Hydroelectric Power II-19
  • Bioenergy II-19
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cells II-19
  • Ocean Energy II-20
  • Ocean Mechanical Energy II-20
  • Ocean Thermal Energy II-20
  • Disadvantages of Renewable Energy II-20
  • Disadvantages of Solar Energy II-20
  • Disadvantages of Wind Energy II-20
  • Disadvantages of Geothermal Energy II-20
  • Disadvantages of Hydroelectric Energy II-21
  • Disadvantages of Ocean Energy II-21


  • AllCell Technologies Introduces Lithium-ion Modules II-22
  • S&C Electric Deploys PureWave Storage Management System II-22
  • Sunverge Energy Introduces Intelligent System for Energy Management II-22
  • Powin to Roll Out Energy Storage Solution II-22
  • Power-One Introduces AURORA Vision II-23


  • Wanxiang America Corporation Acquires A123 Systems II-24
  • Westinghouse Solar Signs Definitive Merger Agreement with CBD Energy II-24
  • W2 Energy Inks LoI to Take Over Majority Stake in Artic Solar Engineering II-24
  • Altair Nanotechnologies Signs Economic Cooperation Agreement with Wuan and Handan Cities II-25
  • Phostech Lithium Establishes Battery Materials Production Facility in Quebec II-25
  • TAM Ceramics and ENrG Receive Grants from NYSERDA for Clean Energy Power Systems II-26
  • Arista Power Obtains Contract from US Army for Development of Intelligent Micro-Grid II-26
  • Woodward Inks Definitive Agreement to Purchase Integral Drive Systems II-26
  • Surrette Battery Company to Retail Lithium-Polymer Batteries of Corvus Energy II-27
  • Electrovaya Obtains Contract to Develop Battery Energy System II-27
  • C&D Technologies Receives Renewable Energy System Development Contract from US Army II-27
  • McPhy Energy Bags Order from Nottingham University to Supply Solid Hydrogen Storage Solution II-28
  • BrightSource Energy Adds SolarPlus Thermal Energy Storage Capability to Purchase Agreements with Southern California Edison II-28
  • City of Herten Chooses Hydrogenics for Wind-Hydrogen Energy Storage Solution II-28
  • WindTamer Secures Order from PGM for Power on Demand Systems II-29
  • Arista Power Secures Order from FBI Audio Technology Deployment Unit Power Sources Program II-29
  • Arista Power Obtains Order for Power of Demand System from Senfry Group II-29
  • Progress Energy Selects IBM for Smart Grid Program II-30
  • Phillips Service Industries Takes Over Flywheel Manufacturing Business of Pentadyne II-30
  • Southern California Edison Receives Stimulus Grant from US
  • Department of Energy II-30
  • Axion Power International Obtains Grant from Pennsylvania State II-30
  • HNU Energy Collaborates with International Battery for Solar Power Project II-31
  • Suniva Collaborates with GS Battery II-31
  • SANYO Electric Group Inks Agreement with University of California II-31
  • Xcel Energy Releases Preliminary Test Results for Battery- Storage Technology II-32


  • A123 Systems, LLC. (USA) II-33
  • Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (USA) II-33
  • American Superconductor Corporation (USA) II-33
  • Axion Power International, Inc. (USA) II-34
  • Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (Canada) II-34
  • Beacon Power, LLC (USA) II-35
  • Encell Technology, Inc. (USA) II-35
  • General Compression, Inc. (USA) II-35
  • Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (USA) II-35
  • NGK Insulators, Ltd. (Japan) II-36
  • Prudent Energy Corporation (USA) II-36
  • Saft Groupe S.A. (France) II-36
  • Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-37
  • ZBB Energy Corporation (USA) II-37


III. Market




IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 63 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 64)

  • The United States (42)
  • Canada (5)
  • Japan (3)
  • Europe (11)
  • - France (4)
  • - Germany (1)
  • - The United Kingdom (1)
  • - Italy (2)
  • - Rest of Europe (3)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)

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