Battery storage

Record year ahead for energy storage, sales to double in 2021

The global energy storage market will more than double in 2021. That predicts market research firm IHS Markit that expects more than 10 gigawatts to be installed for the first time in 2021. “The energy storage industry will begin significant [...]

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iLubat

New market outlook anticipates large growth for European residential battery storage

During the SolarPower Summit, SolarPower Europe released the first edition of its new European Market Outlook for Residential Battery Storage, which analyses the market of residential battery energy storage systems (BESS) across the continent, and forecasts capacity for 2020–2024. The analysis [...]

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Innovatie Award VOKA

iLumen wins VOKA Limburg Innovation Award 2020

iLumen has won the VOKA Limburg Innovation Award 2020. CEO Ismaël Ben-Al-Lal received the trophy from Karin Van De Velde, chairwoman of Voka – Chamber of Commerce Limburg. Innovation has been woven into iLumen’s DNA from day one. This resulted [...]

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Truckstop 26 bis

New business opportunities for the PV industry

CIRCUSOL talked with Ismaël Ben-Al-Al, CEO of our partner FUTECH, about the benefits of integrating second-life products into the PV market. As a member of the Circusol Consortium, FUTECH is involved in the realization of two circular demonstrator projects at [...]

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Kristof Gaukema T2 Campus

iLumen engineer builds own off-grid battery system during training T2 Campus

Kristof Gaukema, Project Engineer at iLumen, has given a training on battery storage systems for PV plants in collaboration with T2 Campus in Genk. Together with his students Kristof built an off-grid system with lithium, lead acid or saltwater battery. Kristof, [...]

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Inverter

Risks associated with the under-dimensioning of the inverter of PV plants

An important point of attention when purchasing a PV plant, is the dimensioning of the inverter in relation to the solar panels. For example, one can opt for an over- or under-dimensioning of the inverter. In this article, we will [...]

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Tommelein reveals iLubat at Batibouw 2018

Flemish Minister of Energy Tommelein reveals home battery iLubat

During his visit at the Batibouw fair in Brussels, Flemish Minister of Energy Bart Tommelein revealed the iLubat. This home battery storage system, developed by the R&D Department of iLumen, meets the market demand perfectly for the following reasons: Significant [...]

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