TransGrid is partnering with Tesla and Infigen Energy to develop and grid-connected lithium battery energy storage plant in western Sydney.
Lower battery prices, more sustainable batteries and cheaper electric vehicles are some of the prospects from Elon Musk’s Tesla Battery Day announcements.
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ARENA has issued A$8.2 million in funding for the development of what is claimed to be the largest virtual power plant in the country.
The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) has launched a pilot project to store electrical energy using batteries. This is the project of its kind in the State of Qatar.
Moss Landing will be the largest utility-owned, li-ion battery energy storage system in the world.
Global renewable energy company Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), and British renewable energy developer Harmony Energy have announced the commissioning of their first utility-scale energy storage project at Holes Bay, Poole, Dorset in the United Kingdom.
The output and storage of South Australia's Hornsdale power reserve looks likely to grow by approximately 50% in the next few weeks, should the project's final tests run smoothly.
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.
US-based technology firm Tesla has applied for a licence to generate electricity in the UK, although the exact reason hasn’t been made clear in Tesla Motor Co’s application to the country’s Gas and Electricity Market Regulating Authority.
Tesla’s New York Gigafactory is set to re-open, and will start producing ventilators "as soon as humanly possible" to combat the shortage of the life-saving devices in the state.