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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UK’s BEIS launches next renewables projects funding round

The UK’s Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will launch the third Contracts for Difference allocation round for new renewable energy projects on 29 May 2019.v
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Global sales for electric vehicle batteries to record 13.6% increase

The global sales of electric vehicle batteries reached $ 90,700 million in 2018, and are anticipated to register a Y-o-Y growth of approximately 14% in 2019

Bermuda brings resilience-boosting 10MW storage system online

The containerised lithium-ion battery system will allow for additional spinning reserve and frequency response for its owner, Bermuda Electric Light Company (BELCO).

Centrica launches linked solar, storage, EV-charging offer

UK energy company Centrica has launched a new offering aimed at enabling businesses to install solar panels and battery storage to help their transition to electric vehicles.
Carbon capture

UK to create the world’s first carbon negative power station

The memorandum of understanding will see the consortium explore possible opportunities to scale-up a trial carbon capture and storage project at Drax, and in so-doing, create the world’s first carbon negative power station within the next ten years.

Enel pilots V2G technology for multiple ancillary services

RSE has partnered with Enel X and Nissan to launch the first development and demonstration programme for vehicle-to-grid technology in Italy.
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Energy storage technologies and impact on EVs and utilities markets

Navigant Research has issue a new report discussing battery energy storage technologies commercially available as mobile advanced solutions within the energy industry.

Audi launches 1.9MWh storage system at Berlin campus

German automaker Audi have announced a storage system with a total capacity of 1.9 MWh on the EUREF campus in Berlin.

Chicago developing the most sustainable passive home community

Sonnen has partnered with Evolutionary Home Builders and Brandon Weiss to unveil the sonnenCommunity initiative.

Webinar Recording: This is not a drill! The weather-resilient Grid

Worldwide, utilities are feeling the realities of climate change, and need to keep the lights, gas and water on in the face of increasingly extreme weather – wildfires, violent storms drought, polar vortices and floods are only set to worsen.

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