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Canadian Solar to Provide a 75 MW/ 300 MWh Energy Storage System to the Mustang Solar Project in California
Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), announced today that it has actually shut a supply contract as well as long-term solution arrangement with Goldman Sachs Renewable Power LLC, part of the Renewable Power Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (" Goldman Sachs"), to provide and also incorporate a 75 MW/ 300 MWh lithium-ion battery storage remedy right into the 100 MWac Mustang solar plant in California.
Oct 19, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, California, USA, Canadian Solar, North America, PV Power Plant, Shawn Qu
AES Gener to add 253 MW RE and 112 MW Storage to the Grid in Chile
AES Gener is including 253 MW of renewable energy and also 112 MW of battery storage space right into the nationwide electrical power system of Chile.
Oct 19, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Chile, South america, AES Gener, Juan Carlos Jobet, Ricardo Falú
Harmony Energy targets portfolio growth after small share sale
Harmony Energy is establishing its sights on quickly broadening its profile of projects in the UK, thanks to a financial investment from Ritchie Bland Energy (RBE).
Oct 16, 2020 // Large-Scale, Markets & Finance, Storage, UK, Europe, Harmony Energy, Peter Kavanagh
Sterling and Wilson Wins Solar Plus Battery Storage Contract
Sterling and Wilson has actually announced that its HES department has signed an EPC agreement to construct a solar plus battery storage crossbreed nuclear power plant in Niger.
Oct 16, 2020 // Storage, solar plus storage, hybrid, Africa, International, Niger, sterling and wilson, Deepak Thakur
TransAlta Announces Commercial Operation of Alberta's First Utility Scale Battery Storage Project
TransAlta Renewables has introduced that its 10 MW WindCharger battery storage space project (WindCharger) started industrial procedure on October 15, 2020. WindCharger is Alberta's very first utility-scale, lithium-ion energy storage space project and makes use of Tesla Megapack technology.
Oct 16, 2020 // Storage, Canada, ENERGY STORAGE, North America, battery storage projects, Storage Project, TransAlta Renewables, WindCharger, John Kousinioris
LiU scientists initially to create an organic battery
Scientists at the Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Linkoping University, have for the first time showed an organic battery. It is of a kind called a "redox flow battery", with a big capability that can be utilized to store energy from wind generators as well as solar cells, and also as a power bank for cars.
Oct 16, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Sweden, Europe, Linkoping University, organic battery, Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Redox flow batteries, Mikhail Vagin, Viktor Gueskine
A new approach increases lithium-ion battery efficiency as well as produces fires, too
In a completely brand-new technique to making lithium-ion batteries lighter, more secure and also extra effective, researchers at Stanford University and also the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have reengineered among the heaviest battery elements - sheets of copper or aluminum foil known as present enthusiasts - so they evaluate 80% much less and promptly relieve any kind of fires that flare up.
Oct 16, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, North America, Stanford University, Yi Cui, lithium-ion battery, efficiency
Greenbacker Expands right into California Power Optimization Sector with Stem
Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company revealed today that on September 30, 2020, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it bought the civil liberties to Rodeo Energy Storage LLC, a 10 MW/ 21.3 MWh portfolio of 20 behind-the-meter power storage systems, which were created and also will be created as well as operated by Stem, Inc. (" Stem"), the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)- driven power storage solutions.
Oct 15, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, Charles Wheeler, North America, greenbacker, Stem, Rodeo Energy Storage
Tape-record high values of peak power with picosecond generators
Effective picosecond generators are in need in different fields of speculative electrophysics to create ultrashort electron beams as well as X-ray pulses in vacuum cleaner diodes and to develop runaway electron flows in gases.
Oct 15, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, Washington, North America, Sergei Rukin
The ideal angle for e-skin energy storage
Products researchers Sungwon Lee and also Koteeswara Reddy Nandanapalli at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) developed the manufacture process with colleagues in Korea. A trick for success is splashing a specific quantity of graphene ink onto flexible substratums at a certain angle and temperature.
Oct 15, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Asia, Korea, DGIST, Graphene, Sungwon Lee, Koteeswara Reddy Nandanapalli
New Mexico energy plans nearly 1GW of solar-plus-storage to change coal plant
New Mexico's biggest energy plans to create 950MW of solar and storage by 2022 as it departures the state's San Juan coal plant as well as eyes 100% emissions-free electrical power by 2040.
Oct 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America, New Mexico, IEEFA, pnm, carbon capture and storage, Karl Cates
Siemens, Macquarie develop dispersed energy joint endeavor
Siemens and also Macquarie Group have developed a brand-new joint venture that will develop distributed power sources such as solar as well as battery storage for US corporations as well as organizations.
Oct 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, C&I, North America, macquarie, Siemens, Distributed Energy, macquarie green investment group, Chris Archer
Lithuania prepares large-scale battery storage space for grid switchover
The Government of Lithuania reportedly prepares to build one of the world's biggest battery parks as it separates from the Russian-controlled power grid.
Oct 12, 2020 // Storage, Grids, Europe, Lithuania, ignitis group, Zygimantas Vaiciunas
Aggreko builds solar, storage space project at Australian golden goose
UK mobile power business Aggreko plc (LON: AGK) has actually finished what it claims to be one of the greatest renewable resource microgrids worldwide, incorporating solar energy and power storage space at a golden goose in Western Australia.
Oct 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, Oceania, Aggreko, Solar Project, George Whyte
Australia's ARENA shifts concentrate to 'next-generation innovations' with AU$ 1.6 bn funding package
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will certainly widen its mandate to check out the development of power storage and also hydrogen after safeguarding fresh funding.
Oct 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, Australia, hydrogen, Oceania, ARENA, Kane Thornton, Angus Taylor, enegy storage, Kelly O’Shanassy