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 multi-year growth in 2021, continuing through 2030 as technology begins to become a core component […]

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

Kristof Gaukema 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, Project Engineer at iLumen, was involved in the development of the iLubat, the home […]

First iLubat installed on commercial scale

iLubat

Recently iLumen launched battery storage system iLubat. After an extensive test period at no less than 100 PV plants, the first iLubats were recently installed on a commercial scale. This home battery storage system, developed by the R&D Department of iLumen, meets the market demand perfectly for the following reasons: Significant reduction of the contribution […]

Flemish Minister of Energy Tommelein reveals home battery iLubat

Tommelein reveals iLubat at Batibouw 2018

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 reduction of the contribution at the Flemish prosumers tax (calculated based on the inverter capacity) […]

Lithium, the ‘black gold’ of the future

Lithium

Due to the rise of global electric mobility and the storage of renewable energy, the demand for Lithium batteries is increasing faster than ever. The ever increasing demand for these batteries is being answered with a rush to larger and better production facilities. Several manufacturers like Tesla, LG Chem and governments are therefore investing heavily. […]