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Research and Markets: Global Batteries and Supercapacitors for the Smart Grid - 2013 Report
[November 14, 2013]

Research and Markets: Global Batteries and Supercapacitors for the Smart Grid - 2013 Report

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Batteries and Supercapacitors for the Smart Grid - 2013 Report" report to their offering.

It is well known that energy storage is a vital component of the Smart Grids that are currently being built around the world. These grids are designed to improve the reliability of electricity transmission and distribution, facilitate the integration of renewable energy generators, and allow long-distance trading of electricity supplies. All of these functions require the grid to offer buffers where electricity can be stored locally. However, for the most part the technologies up to this task have not been available.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

E.1 The need for storage in the smart grid

E.2 Smart grid-related opportunities for battery and supercapacitor makers

E.3 Smart grid storage-related opportunities for materials makers

E.4 Key firms to watch in grid energy storage

E.5Summary of eight-year forecasts

1. Introduction

1.1 Background to this report

1.2 Objective and scope of this report

1.3 Methodology of this report

1.4 Plan of this report

2. Materials and Technology for Grid storage

2.1 Traditional grid storage solutions

2.2 Advanced battery solutions

2.3 Supercapacitors for grid storage applications

2.4 Key points in this chapter

3. Eight-Year Forecasts of Smart Grid Storage Markets

3.1 Key drivers for storage in the smart grid

3.2 Forecasting methodology

3.3 Eight-year forecasts of chemical batteries for grid storage

3.4 Summary of eight-year forecasts

3.5 Differences from previous forecasts

4. Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned

  • Axion Power International
  • Advanced battery
  • Altair Nanotechnologies
  • A123 Systems .
  • Aquion (sodium ion/water electrolyte)
  • Boston Power
  • Cellennium Limited
  • Cellstrom GmbH
  • China BAK
  • C&D Technologies (News - Alert)
  • China Ritar Power
  • Cobasys (Metal Hydride)
  • Deeya Energy
  • EnerSys (News - Alert)
  • Exide Technologies
  • Fiamm Sonik
  • Firefly Energy
  • GeoBattery
  • General Electric
  • Highpower International
  • Hitachi Maxell
  • Johnson Controls/Saft Advanced Power Solutions
  • Kyushu Electric Power and Mitsubishi (News - Alert) Heavy Industries
  • Liquid Metal Battery Corporation
  • Maxwell Technologies
  • NGK insulators Ltd/Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO)
  • NEC (News - Alert)/Tokin
  • New Energy Systems
  • Nexeon
  • Nesscap
  • Premium Power Corp
  • Prudent Energy.
  • REDT
  • ReVolt (Zinc Air)
  • Siemens
  • Sanyo/Panasonic
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries
  • The Saft (News - Alert) Group
  • Ultralife Batteries
  • Valence Technologies
  • V-Fuel Pty Ltd.
  • ZBB Energy

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