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.


Switzerland unveils first EV charging sites on A2 motorway

In Switzerland, Primeo Energie and Alpiq E-Mobility launch first Swiss charging sites on A2 motorway featuring electric vehicle chargers, battery energy storage and an energy management solution from ABB
renewables investment

The secret sauce: Five things stopping institutional investors putting more capital...

The Energy Council recently asked a select group of top tier investment managers and partners for their views on the current investment climate and what the next 12 months have in store when they exercise their discretionary power over their client ESG strategies.
distributed energy

DER investments to reach nearly $1 trillion by 2030

The global annual investments in distributed energy resources (DER) will increase by 75% by 2030.
Australia energy storage

Australia’s energy storage capacity to more than double in 2020

Australia is set to more than double its energy storage capacity installations in 2020 compared to 2019, says Wood Mackenzie.
cryogenic storage

UK cryogenic storage facility granted £10 million in UK government funding

UK energy storage innovation firm Highview Power, has been awarded a £10 million grant from the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy for a 50MW cryogenic energy storage facility, just outside of Manchester.
Battery performance

New battery performance standard developed for Australia

A new battery performance standard for residential and small-scale commercial consumers has been proposed to Standard Australia.
edf battery

Early thermal runaway indicator

Evaluating and testing technologies to increase the safety of battery energy storage systems.
passport, Hydrogen, MAN Energy Solutions

How a battery ‘passport’ can foster a sustainable transition to a...

Governments and businesses across the world are increasingly committing to Net Zero and sustainability strategies. Lithium-ion batteries, harnessed appropriately, are a strong...
Texas energy storage

Texas to get 150MW of storage projects by year end

Texas-based solar and energy storage independent power producer (IPP), Broad Reach Power, has announced the development of 15 utility-scale battery storage plant sites near Houston and Odessa, by the end of 2020.
UK gigafactory

Wales to house “UK’s first gigafactory”

UK battery manufacturer Britishvolt has announced what it calls the first "gigafactory" on UK soil, with the planned £1.2 billion, 30GWh-plus facility.

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