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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UK: FRV and Harmony Energy launch Tesla Megapack storage project

Global renewable energy company Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), and British renewable energy developer Harmony Energy have announced the commissioning of their first utility-scale energy storage project at Holes Bay, Poole, Dorset in the United Kingdom.
battery storage technologies

New nano-engineering process holds huge potential for high-density storage

The rapid development of renewable energy resources has triggered tremendous demand for large-scale, high-density, and cost-efficient stationary energy storage systems present a challenge to the energy transition. However, researchers at the Sydney University of Technology may have potentially overcome it.
affordable clean energy

Battery rental project powers affordable energy in Sierra Leone

Researchers from the University of Sheffield are delivering affordable, clean energy to remote communities in Sierra Leone as part of a pioneering new project.
US VPP

PGE to trial 4MW residential virtual power plant

Portland General Electric Company (PGE) has announced a pilot program that will incentivise the installation and connection of 525 residential energy storage batteries to form a 4MW virtual power plant (VPP).
smart metering battery

FANSO major upgrade on Li-Socl2 battery to support smart metering

Nowadays, the primary lithium battery is widely used, and there is a big difference between actual product life and design life on power consumption and operating lifetime. In addition to environmental factors such as temperature and humidity, there are two other factors related to the battery that are easily ignored.
Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy unveils initiative to promote sustainable storage systems

Siemens Energy has launched the "Future of Storage" initiative to bundle knowledge and build an ecosystem of technology partners within the storage sector.
Hornsdale power reserve

South Australia’s Hornsdale Power Reserve readies for 50% expansion

The output and storage of South Australia's Hornsdale power reserve looks likely to grow by approximately 50% in the next few weeks, should the project's final tests run smoothly.
edf pivot power

EDF adds 2GW of additional flexible energy into UK grid

UK-based battery energy storage firm Pivot Power has selected EDF to manage and optimise its Kemsley storage facility in Kent.
hybrid solar

EDF, Octo Energy partner on hybrid solar and storage projects

EDF Renewables has partnered with Octo Energy to identify and deliver new hybrid solar and battery energy storage projects across the UK.
UK EV charging

McDonalds to roll out EV charging points across the UK

InstaVolt is partnering with McDonald’s to roll-out electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging points across its Drive Thru restaurants in the UK.

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