The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) last week published its 2018-2020 Draft Priority Product Work Plan that will put pressure on lead battery manufactures to see whether there are “safer alternatives” to the existing products.
The much-anticipated plan identifies the product categories that DTSC will evaluate over the next three years as potential "priority products" under California's green chemistry programme.
Speed of deployment and rapid demand response functions at grid-scale has seen California embrace battery energy storage systems in the face of potential blackouts.
Just over a year since a gas leak in the Aliso Canyon region of the US state utility Southern California Edison (SCE) has been busy tendering projects to tackle the threat of blackouts in the area.
Green recycling start-up Aqua Metals, Inc. has established its new global headquarters in Alameda, California,US.
The facility will include engineering and design laboratories, offices and an assembly line for AquaRefining modules, due to start production in Q4 of 2015.
Californian Energy Management firm ZBB Energy has undergone a rebranding and changed its name to EnSync Inc to signify its business evolution.
The name change reflects its current business development that synchronises energy storage equipment with microgrids and electric utility providers.