Battery Storage Systems (BESS)

Battery storage technologies are essential to speeding up the replacementof fossil fuels with renewable energy. Battery storage systems will play an increasingly pivotal role between green energy supplies and responding to electricity demands. 

Battery storage, or battery energy storage systems (BESS), are devices that enable energy from renewables, like solar and wind, to be stored and then released when customers need power most.

Lithium-ion batteries, which are used in mobile phones and electric cars, are currently the dominant storage technology for large scale battery plants to help electricity grids ensure a reliable supply of renewable energy. 1 W/m2K.

Why is battery storage important and what are its benefits?

Battery storage technology has a key part to play in ensuring homes and businesses can be powered by green energy, even when the sun isn’t shining, or the wind has stopped blowing.

For example, the UK has the largest installed capacity of offshore wind in the world, but the ability to capture this energy and purposefully deploy it can increase the value of this clean energy; by increasing production and potentially reducing costs.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Points (EVCP)

As the world continues to grapple with the challenges of climate change and environmental sustainability, the transportation sector stands at the forefront of efforts to reduce carbon emissions. Electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged as a promising solution to mitigate the environmental impact of traditional combustion engine vehicles. However, the widespread adoption of EVs necessitates a robust and accessible charging infrastructure. Electric vehicle charging, a critical component of the EV ecosystem, plays a pivotal role in supporting the transition to cleaner and more sustainable transportation. 

Electric vehicle charging refers to the process of replenishing the battery of an electric vehicle with electrical energy. This can be accomplished through a variety of charging technologies and infrastructure, ranging from standard household outlets to specialized fast-charging stations. The benefits of investing in and embracing electric vehicle charging infrastructure extend beyond environmental considerations to encompass economic, societal, and technological advantages.

Polysolar's agnostic approach to installing EV charging points represents a forward-thinking and flexible strategy in the rapidly evolving landscape of electric vehicle infrastructure. The term "agnostic" in this context signifies that Polysolar is not bound by a singular technology, platform, or business model when implementing EV charging solutions. Instead, the company is open to and capable of integrating various technologies and accommodating diverse charging needs, reflecting a commitment to adaptability and innovation.. 

    Benefits of Electric Vehicle Charging:

  • Environmental Sustainability: One of the primary drivers for the shift towards electric vehicles is the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. EVs produce zero tailpipe emissions, helping to improve air quality and decrease the overall carbon footprint of transportation.
  • Energy Independence: By promoting the use of electricity as a transportation fuel, countries can reduce their dependence on fossil fuels, contributing to greater energy security and resilience.
  • Cost Savings: EV owners can experience significant cost savings over time, as electricity is generally more affordable than traditional fuels. Additionally, the maintenance costs of electric vehicles are often lower due to fewer moving parts in electric drivetrains.
  • Grid Optimisation: Electric vehicle charging infrastructure can be intelligently integrated into the power grid, allowing for demand management and load balancing. Smart charging solutions enable the optimization of electricity consumption and grid stability.
  • Improved Air Quality: With zero tailpipe emissions, electric vehicles contribute to improved air quality in urban areas, reducing the negative health impacts associated with traditional combustion engine vehicles.