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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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.
Vermont energy storage

Vermont regulators approve Green Mountain Power’s storage programmes

Customers of US utility Green Mountain Power (GMP) in the state of Vermont now have two new home battery programs they can enrol in starting on the 5th of June after a Vermont Public Utility Commission order was issued last week.
ENGIE EPS

ENGIE wins contract in Hawaii’s largest renewables procurement initiative

Hawaiian Electric Company has selected ENGIE EPS for the installation of a 60MW solar energy plant and a 240 MWh battery energy storage system.
PG&E energy storage

PG&E looking to secure more than 400MW in lithium-ion storage in...

Northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is asking for approval from state regulators to procure more than 400MW of lithium-ion energy storage from five projects.
Europe battery storage

EIB provides €1 billion in funding to support European battery industry

At a meeting of the European Battery Alliance on Tuesday 19 May, European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice-President Andrew McDowell, confirmed the Bank’s commitment to supporting a strong, independent European battery industry.
thailand

ADB backs Thailand wind and battery storage project

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $7.2m loan to fund a 10 MW wind energy and 1.88 MWh battery storage project in Thailand.
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Gravitricity set to pilot new gravity-based energy storage technology

Edinburgh-based start-up Gravitricity has signed a land rental agreement with Forth Ports to build their first demonstrator on land within the Port of Leith. Works is set to begin on the £1 million ($1.22 million) project in October, with plans for operations to begin in December.

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