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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End-of-life Electric vehicle batteries: Recycling or second-life?

Companies such as Tesla who claimed that all of their EV batteries will be directly recycled instead of being repurposed for a second-life.
energy storage microgrids

New energy storage installations for microgrids to exceed $40 billion by...

Up to 36,938.5MW of new energy storage capacity are expected to be installed for microgrid projects over the next ten years - Guidehouse Insights.

Cell prices for lithium-ion batteries to decline by 46%

Continued improvements in manufacturing and supply chain efficiencies are expected to yield an additional 46% reduction in average lithium-ion cell prices.
US energy storage

US storage sector records strong Q1 despite COVID-19

The United States energy storage sector saw a strong first quarter, with residential storage setting another record while the non-residential market had its third-strongest quarter on record.
energy storage systems

Utility subsidiaries dominate global energy storage systems market

Guidehouse Insights has named the leading commercial and industrial energy storage systems integrators.
US virtual power plant

Louisiana’s SWEPCO test virtual power plant using solar & storage DER

SimpliPhi Power has announced a new partnership with Helia Technologies to deploy intelligent energy solar + storage systems at a demonstration project in Shreveport, Louisiana.
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RWE receives gold at German Innovation Awards

The German Design Council has honored RWE Supply & Trading for its holistic Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) battery system.
China clean energy

300GW of solar, 150GW of wind suggested for China’s 14th 5...

The Chinese government may be allocating a larger role to clean energy as part of its 14th Five Year Plan which comes into effect in 2021, with a representative of the ruling party suggesting a minimum of 300GW of new solar capacity, and 150GW of wind power during deliberations.
Taiwan Power Company

Taiwan Power Company signs deal for largest energy storage system

Taiwan Power Company has partnered with Delta Electronics to build its largest energy storage system as part of a smart grid project on Kinmen Island.
Australia energy storage

Global energy storage market to rebound in 2021, despite COVID-19

The global market for energy storage is expected to decline in 2020 due to project delays and lack of access to residential and commercial clients.

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