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BNEF: As Much As 194GW of solar could be installed in 2021 as investments rise
As high as 194GW of solar PV could be set up worldwide this year, new estimates by BloombergNEF have actually anticipated, with the asset course leading a jump in energy transition financial investments throughout 2020.
Jan 20, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Market Research, BNEF, solar-plus-storage, bloomberg nef, solar investment, Jon Moore, Albert Cheung
Generac doubles down on United States energy storage space with reorganised energy technology department
US power item provider Generac is to unite a variety of recently-acquired companies to develop a brand-new power storage space service arm.
Jan 20, 2021 // Residential, Storage, USA, battery, North America, Battery Energy Storage, Lithium ion, generac, residential solar-plus-storage
GIG backs US storage player
Financial investment will certainly sustain EsVolta's growth and also fund its 600MWh portfolio of acquired projects
Jan 19, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, North America, Green Investment Group, GIG, EsVolta, Greg Callman, Randolph Mann
e-Zinc Raises $2.3 Mn to Accelerate Commercialization of its Energy Storage Tech
e-Zinc, a Toronto-based power storage innovator, revealed today it has actually increased $2.3 million in a closed round led by BDC Capital's Cleantech Practice.
Jan 19, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Canada, North America, James Larsen, e-Zinc, BDC Capital, Seamus O’Regan, Jérôme Nycz
Canada's nationwide 'Growth Plan' could invest in 250MW/ 1,000 MWh Ontario battery storage project
A plan to invest CA$ 2.5 billion (US$ 1.97 billion) in the tidy power economic climate by the Canada Infrastructure Bank might cause involvement in one of the globe's most significant battery energy storage space projects thus far.
Jan 19, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Canada, North America, Canada Infrastructure Bank, Annette Verschuren, Ehren Cory, Justin Wahid Rangooni, Justin Trudeau
Analysts predict 30% reduction in Asia-Pacific region's grid battery storage prices over 5 years
The Asia-Pacific region will certainly remain to be the globe's leading centre of lithium-ion cell production for the following decade, yet it won't just be cost decreases in batteries that will certainly drive a 30% decrease in front-of-meter battery storage in key markets China, Australia as well as South Korea.
Jan 19, 2021 // Storage, Market Research, Wood Mackenzie, South Korea, China, Australia, Asia, Oceania, Mitalee Gupta, Asia-Pacific region
A much safer, more economical and rapid billing liquid battery
Lithium-ion batteries are essential for modern life, from powering our laptop computers as well as cell phones to those brand-new holiday playthings. But there is a safety threat - the batteries can ignite.
Jan 18, 2021 // Technology, Storage, USA, Lithium-ion batteries, North America, Xiaonan Shan, Guangxia Feng
Siemens indicators technology manage Britishvolt to develop 'most effective' UK battery gigafactory
Siemens has actually partnered with the business behind what is to be the UK's first lithium-ion battery gigafactory, giving it with its Digital Enterprise Technology.
Jan 18, 2021 // Storage, UK, Europe, Siemens, Britishvolt, Carl Ennis
'Great Western Battery' 1,000 MWh project suggested to aid reliability in Australia's post-coal age
Renewable resource developer Neoen last month released its prepare for a brand-new project in New South Wales, Australia, called the 'Great Western Battery' which will certainly be amongst the nation's largest battery power storage system centers to date.
Jan 18, 2021 // Storage, Australia, neoen, Oceania
Home solar batteries in Hawaii to provide capability, grid solutions through 80MW virtual power plant
Solar-plus-storage systems at consumers' homes in Hawaii will certainly create a "thorough" virtual power plant (VPP) network on three Hawaiian islands of as much as 6,000 specific systems.
Jan 18, 2021 // Residential, Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, Hawaii, North America, VPP, virtual power plant, Swell Energy, Yoh Kawanami
UK solar trade team rebrands
Name adjustment shows step-change in the calculated strategy that now additionally integrates power storage space
Jan 18, 2021 // Storage, UK, Walburga Hemetsberger, Europe, Chris Hewett, Solar Energy UK
Spain's Naturgy gets firm with 12.6-GW solar, storage space portfolio in US
Spanish power and gas energy Naturgy Energy Group SA (BME: NTGY) has made a financial investment launching in the United States after getting a business that holds a portfolio of 8 GW worth of solar as well as 4.6 GW of co-located power storage projects across 9 US states.
Jan 15, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, Spain, Europe, North America, Naturgy Energy Group
Wartsila and also Fluence to provide 1GW Oz storage
Firms have signed framework agreements with AGL to increase project timetables
Jan 14, 2021 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, Wartsila, Fluence, Markus Brokhof, AGL, Suraj Narayan
Reoccurring Power begin on the 300 MW PV and storage "Slate" project
Persistent Energy, part of Canadian Solar Inc., finished the sale of the "Slate" project to Goldman Sachs Renewable Power.
Jan 14, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Canadian Solar, recurrent energy, Shawn Qu, Solar Project
AGL Energy chose Wärtsilä as vendor for 1,000 MW grid-scale power storage space plan
Australian AGL Energy Limited has actually picked Wärtsilä, Finland, as one of both providers for their as much as 1,000 MW grid-scale energy storage plans.
Jan 14, 2021 // Storage, Australia, AGL Energy, Oceania, Wärtsilä, Kari Punnonen