- Maxwell Technologies, a producer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage products, announced it will receive more than $500,000 in state and federal funding for energy storage research and development programs. Under the grants, Maxwell is collaborating with three U.S. based companies, including Yardney Technical Products, Calgon Carbon Corp, and Nanotek Instruments
- Johnson Controls will partner with the University of Wisconsin to advance research in energy storage technologies.
- Southern California Edison will deploy a one-megawatt Smart Grid SMS Storage Management System from S&C Electric Company on Catalina Island. The energy storage system uses built-in intelligence to control charging and discharging of sodium-sulfur batteries.