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Could abandoned mines be a viable means of storing energy?

Utilities may soon have a new, easily adoptable source of energy storage and peak demand balancing capacity.
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Enel announces 2019 DR participation in IESO’s flexible market

In Ontario, Canada, Enel X is set to install a total of 5MW/10MWh of energy storage system with Berry Global, a plastics packaging manufacturer. Once operational (summer 2019) the energy storage system will help the...
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Reasons behind 33% anticipated increase in winter energy bills

The Consumer Energy Alliance has issued a new report predicting a 33% increase in energy bills if the 2019 winter season reaches 10% colder than last year’s. The report ‘2018/2019 Winter Forecast: High Heating Bills...
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19MW storage capacity to participate in three UK flexible markets

Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has awarded NEC Energy Solutions with contracts to develop two energy storage systems in the UK.
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eMotorwerks develops 70MWh virtual storage for CAISO

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) and eMotorwerks have announced the operation of a 30MW/70MWH distributed virtual energy storage battery. The virtual energy storage system has been developed since the start of 2017 to participate...
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German municipal utility integrates energy storage and smart city pilots

Germany's municipal utility Gelsenwasser will test the role of energy storage in ensuring grid stability under a smart city programme. The utility is partnering with CellCube Energy Storage to deploy its electricity, gas and heat...

UK Power Networks to develop London’s first virtual power plant

UK Power Networks will create a virtual power station in London to ensure grid reliability. The utility is partnering with Powervault to implement the initiative. The virtual power system will be powered by solar panels installed...

World’s largest integrated wind-energy storage system developed

Wind energy company Orsted and grid operator Eversource have announced the development of an energy storage system under proposed offshore wind project Bay State Wind. Bay State Wind is partnering with NEC Energy Solutions to...