Storage

News and analysis concerning energy storage, including battery storage, research and development of new types of batteries, lithium-ion technology, as well as energy storage connected to mini-grids, distributed energy resources and related to vehicle-to-grid systems.

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Global Battery Alliance gets industry backup on new guiding principles

Some 42 organisations have agreed on the 10 guiding principles developed by the Global Battery Alliance to create a sustainable battery chain by 2030.
2020

2020: what to expect in the year ahead

We spoke with a number of industry leaders at the end of 2019 to get their thoughts on 2020. Watch the full interviews on SmartEnergyTV on YouTube.
US grid modernisation

A review of grid modernisation efforts in the US

It’s becoming familiar ground, working in a sector where technology is continually evolving at a rate federal and state regulators seemingly can’t keep pace with, leaving utilities stuck in a semi-state of partial readiness, but unable to make big moves as oil, gas and coal are fought for at the highest levels.
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New York announces $33 billion 5-year budget to fight climate change

The New York State government has announced its 2021 financial year budget which includes a plan on how the state will finance measures to combat climate change over the next five years.
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Enel Foundation unveiled as Knowledge Partner of Enlit Europe 2020

Enel Foundation has unveiled a global partnership extension with Clarion Energy, part of Clarion Events.
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UK: University breakthrough in second-life use for Nissan EV batteries

The ability to reuse high numbers of Electric Vehicle Lithium Ion batteries for domestic and industrial use is becoming a reality for Nissan thanks to a new grading system developed by researchers at WMG, University of Warwick.
venture capital funding

2019 storage, smart grid and efficiency funding down from 2018...

A new report on venture capital funding and mergers and acquisitions within the energy efficiency, battery storage and smart grid sectors in 2019 released.
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FERC accepts massive $3.6 billion energy storage project

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has provided Daybreak Power with an approval to develop a 2,200MW Navajo energy storage project in Arizona.
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UK’s most advanced Virtual Power Plant announced

Centrica and sonnen have installed a network of 100 domestic batteries to form what they claim to be the UK’s most advanced Virtual Power Plant.
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Italy’s first residential storage-enabled DR initiative launches

Enel has unveiled the first demand response programme enabled by residential energy storage systems in Italy.

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