Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Supplementing your photovoltaic station with battery storage will make your system more flexible and you will be independent from the power grid as well as weather conditions. Top news on energy storage technologies and solar batteries. Best battery manufacturers, advanced solar-plus-storage solutions, latest R&D in the field.
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GE Joins 500 MW Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Australia
GE Renewable Energy and also Walcha Energy will jointly create the 500 MW Dungowan pumped hydro storage space project in the New England REZ in NSW, Australia.
Aug 5, 2020 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, GE Renewable Energy, Simon Currie, Pascal Radue
Wanting to phosphorous for next-gen batteries
Scientists in the United States have produced a working lithium-ion battery making use of a phosphorous-based anode The batteries show dramatically greater ability than today's lithium-ion tech, and can function as a standard for future layout of high-performance anodes for Li-ion batteries.
Aug 5, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, Li-ion batteries, North America, Gui-Liang Xu
English councils tender for solar car parks and storage space
2 regional authorities on the English southern coastline hurt for as much as 250 kW of solar generation capacity as well as at least 300 kWh of energy storage space under a setup which should not cost the cash-strapped councils a cent.
Aug 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, Transport, UK, tender, Europe, solar car park
SolarEdge up 12% after hrs on second-quarter income and also strong profits-- despite Covid-19
The inverter and also energy storage company was able to preserve its streak of rewarding quarters in what was expected to be a difficult period for solar and also the Israeli business said it sees "indicators of recovery in the U.S."
Aug 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, Inverters, Germany, Italy, Australia, Europe, Asia, SolarEdge, Israel, Oceania, Netherlands, North America, covid-19, United States, Zivi Lando
Green hydrogen economic situation evaluation for United States, Europe
A brand-new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation offers forecasts for eco-friendly hydrogen costs by 2050. The group claims to have consisted of system expenses that have been neglected in eco-friendly hydrogen economic situation evaluations thus far. Typical eco-friendly hydrogen costs, however, will certainly almost be cut in half in the United States and Europe.
Aug 4, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Market Research, USA, Europe, IRENA, hydrogen, North America
Australian political election pledge includes interest-free car loans for roof solar and battery storage
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) branch of the nation's Labor Party will certainly offer zero-interest financings for rooftop photovoltaic panels, family battery storage and also hot water heatpump if re-elected in an upcoming political election.
Aug 3, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance, Storage, Rooftop PV, Battery Storage, Australia, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, home solar, canberra, australian capital territory, Andrew Barr, Amanda McKenzie
South African utility Eskom releases tender for 80 MW/320 MWh of storage
The South African national power business is preparing to release big range energy storage ability at the Skaapvlei substation. The center will help manage the periodic energy created by a 100 MW Eskom wind ranch.
Aug 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, pv power plants, tender, Africa, eskom, South Africa
Amorphous lithium exploration might cause brand-new high-performance batteries
Researchers have actually laid out to research the kinetics of lithium deposition during biking in a battery. By changing various specifications, they've discovered that it's relatively easy to put lithium right into amorphous type, which is superior on an electromechanical degree.
Aug 3, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, lithium, North America, Shirley Meng, amorphous
A domestic vanadium flow battery
Flow battery manufacturers typically go after energy scale storage projects but German start-up VoltStorage is targeting the house market.
Aug 3, 2020 // Storage, Germany, Europe, Start-up, flow battery, VoltStorage, vanadium redox
Sunrun to support power cut-prone Bay Area with as much as 20MW of solar-plus-storage
Sunrun has authorized manage three area power suppliers in the Bay Area to mount as much as 20MW of solar and battery back-up power in houses susceptible to power cuts.
Jul 31, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, California, USA, Sunrun, BrightBox, Battery Storage, solar-plus-storage, North America, VPP, virtual power plant, home solar, Jan Pepper
Queensland solar drivers shocked by curtailment warning, anticipating rapid resolution
The driver of a 50MW solar center in North Queensland in danger of curtailment anticipates the trouble to be solved in the following couple of weeks.
Jul 31, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Inverters, Grids, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, AEMO, queensland, Oceania, Genex Power, pumped hydro, grid stability, hydro storage, Simon Kidston
Techniques to stop overvoltage-induced inverter disconnections
Australian scientists have actually recognized 7 methods to avoid PV losses when overvoltage-induced inverter disconnections happen. The techniques consist of battery storage space, responsive power inverters, export restrictions, distribution static synchronous compensators, the replacement of old conductors in power grids, load reconfiguration, as well as dynamic voltage repair.
Jul 31, 2020 // Technology, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Inverters, Australia, Oceania
Texan utility tenders 900 MW of solar, 50 MW of storage space
CPS Energy has taken the initial step towards bringing those quantities-- plus 500 MW of firming capability-- to the Lone Star State in pursuit of the power firm's 50%- renewables-by-2040 objective.
Jul 31, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, Texas, tender, North America, Texan, cps energy
Hydrogen storage space in French salt caves
Hydrogène de France as well as gas grid business Teréga plan to release a feasibility research for a 1.5 GWh pilot hydrogen storage space project in caves in the southwest of the country.
Jul 30, 2020 // Storage, France, Europe, hydrogen, Teréga
EDF Secures PPA for 200 MW Solar Plus 180 MW Storage Projects
EDF has actually finished the signing of a 22-year PPA with NV Energy for a 200 MWac solar plus 180 MW, four-hour battery storage space system in Nevada.
Jul 30, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Storage, PPA, solar plus storage, EDF Renewables, nv energy, International