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Volkswagen Northvolt

VW announces $1 billion battery partnership

German automaker Volkswagen has purchased a 20% share in Swedish battery company Northvolt.
UK EV Battery funding

UK gives battery, EV technology a £23 million boost

The UK Government has directed £23 million to assist small and large-scale businesses develop and innovate EV solutions
Scottish Power

Scottish Power to install biggest battery in Europe for storage, efficiency

The Scottish Government has given utility Scottish Power the go-ahead to install Europe’s biggest industrial-scale battery to date to store energy generated at the 539MW Whitelee onshore wind farm.

PacifiCorp combines solar and storage to enhance Utah operations

A US energy provider to 1.9 million customers in six western states has selected a partner for its combined clean energy and energy storage project to ensure grid reliability.

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.

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.
Africa microgrids

Flow battery company joins Power Africa to help power renewable microgrids

Portland-Oregon-based flow battery manufacturer ESS has announced that it has joined Power Africa, a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), as a private sector partner. ESS is the program’s first flow battery partner.
Battery energy storage

Uber(ising) solar energy: It can be done, students show

A team of students from Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya walked off as winners at African Utility Week, with R20 000 in prize money for an innovative concept to provide equitable energy access to remote villages based on, among others, “Uber(ising) solar energy.”

Honda, AEP explore grid integration of used EV batteries

Honda, alongside Ohio-based electricity utility American Electric Power (AEP) is conducting research to develop a network of used electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into the utility’system.

Volkswagen to set up battery plant – invests $1.12 billion

Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing $1.12 billion to set up a battery production plant in Germany.

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