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.


Volkswagen to set up battery plant – invests $1.12 billion

Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing $1.12 billion to set up a battery production plant in Germany.

Honda, AEP explore grid integration of used EV batteries

Honda, alongside Ohio-based electricity utility American Electric Power (AEP) is conducting research to develop a network of used electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into the utility’system.

New microgrid to help Eugene supply during bad weather

Eugene Water & Electric Board has installed a 500KW/1000KWh battery energy storage system at the Howard Elementary School.

Honda investment in batteries, storage

Moixa, a smart battery company has announced the completion of an £8.6 million funding round, as global investors led by Honda backed...

Eaton to share insights on reliable, sustainable energy at African Utility...

Eaton Africa will be highlighting how it enables the drive to provide reliable and sustainable electricity access for all during African Utility Week, taking place from 14 to 16 May 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa.

Vietnam poised for renewable boom – report

Wind and solar power are poised for a significant rise in Vietnam and will hit 19.9 GW by 2030, according to a new report.
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Value-added services and how to stay competitive in energy storage market

Navigant Research has published a new report discussing how energy storage value-added services (VASs) have evolved and contributed to the growth of...
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Sales increase for automated commercial vehicles will not exceed 1%. Here’s...

The annual sales of highly automated commercial vehicles will not grow by more than 1% through 2028
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Fuel cells could be cheap enough to replace gas engines in...

Advancements in zero-emission fuel cells could make the technology cheap enough to replace traditional gasoline engines in vehicles
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EU challenges Asian dominance of battery cell manufacturing

Carole Mathieu of the French Institute of International Relations explains some of the developments between the EU battery manufacturing and automaker industries...

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