The global energy landscape continues to change with more and more renewable energy sources and diversified energy systems becoming a substantial component of the energy infrastructures across the world. As the energy landscape continues to change, a new metric that measures the return on energy invested of a given system can provide meaningful information its overacrching impact.
Last night, a Berkeley-based startup Axiom Exergy, started by materials science graduate student Anthony Diamond, took first place in the Future Energy Pitching Session. Another Berkeley-based startup, Indoor Reality, took third place as well.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) this month proposed an order requiring the state’s investor-owned utilities to procure 1,325 megawatts (MW) of grid-scale energy storage (excluding large-scale pumped storage) by 2020.