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New electrolyte enables high efficiency of secure, sustainable zinc batteries
Scientists led by an Oregon State University scientist have developed a new electrolyte that elevates the efficiency of the zinc metal anode in zinc batteries to almost 100%, an innovation on the way to an alternative to lithium-ion batteries for large-scale energy storage.
Mar 28, 2023 // Technology, Storage, Oregon State University, lithium-ion battery, efficiency, Zinc Battery, Xiulei "David" Ji
Engie acquires second Scottish battery project
50MW scheme in Broxburn is 30 miles from 50MW site in East Kilbride the company protected in late 2022
Mar 28, 2023 // Storage, UK, Engie, Europe, SCOTLAND, Aidan Connolly
Thrive eyes community ownership for UK battery
Co-owned 20MW Bristol project will certainly be a globe initial battery asset Bristol-based Thrive Renewables is joining community energy group, Bristol Energy Co-operative (BEC), to offer local residents the opportunity to have a share of its 20MW battery.
Mar 28, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Thrive Renewables, Matthew Clayton, Andy O’Brien
Eolian starts procedures at Texas battery duo
The two interconnected storage systems amount to 200MW and also are participating in the ERCOT power market
Mar 27, 2023 // Storage, USA, Texas, North America, Risto Paldanius, Eolian
LGES to Construct $5.5 bn Battery Plant in Arizona
The objective of LGES is to step up EV and also ESS battery production in The United States and Canada. The complicated will certainly have two different production facilities: cylindrical batteries for EVs as well as lithium iron phosphate (LFP) pouch-type batteries for energy storage systems.
Mar 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, LG Energy Solution, Youngsoo Kwon, cylindrical battery, Inflation Reduction Act, LGES, largest standalone battery factory in USA, North America battery market, Queen Creek battery factory by LG
LG Energy Solution to make 16 GWh of LFP batteries for ESS in Arizona
LG Energy Solution will certainly construct a battery manufacturing complex in Queen Creek, Arizona, that will certainly make cylindrical batteries for EVs and also lithium-iron phosphate (LFP) pouch batteries for energy storage systems.
Mar 27, 2023 // Storage, USA, Arizona, North America, LG Energy
Nestle buys 208-MW United States solar-plus-storage project by Enel
The North American unit of Italian utility team Enel SpA (BIT: ENEL) claimed Wednesday it has secured a tax obligation equity financial investment from Swiss food as well as drinks giant Nestle SA (VTX: NESN) for its 208-MW DC Ganado solar-plus-storage project in Texas.
Mar 23, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, Enel, solar-plus-storage, North America, nestle
Albemarle Corp will certainly Spend $1.3 billion in U.S.A. Lithium Battery Plant
The facility includes a preliminary investment of at the very least $1.3 billion to assist meet the surging need for domestic and also worldwide electrical vehicles and lithium-ion batteries. The building and construction of the project is expected to start late in 2024.
Mar 23, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Lithium-ion batteries, electric vehicles, EV batteries, Albemarle, Inflation Reduction Act, Albemarle Corporation, battery-grade lithium hydroxide, Henry McMaster, Kent Masters, lithium hydroxide Mega-Flex, Mega-Flex, USA lithium ion batteries
Solar + storage microgrid will support rice processing facility in Arkansas
Farmer co-op Producers Rice Mill will quickly hold a solar + storage microgrid developed by Scenic Hill Solar as well as constructed by CS Energy as well as KORE Power at its processing facility in Stuttgart. The project is the biggest business solar project in Arkansas.
Mar 22, 2023 // Plants, Storage, Grids, USA, North America, microgrid, Arkansas
Spearmint Energy bags 900MW Texas battery portfolio
Three projects are located in Cooke, Galveston as well as Brazoria areas and also will supply power to ERCOT
Mar 21, 2023 // Storage, USA, North America, SPEARMINT ENERGY
DNV supplies quality control for Singapore storage project
Developer Sembcorp enlisted the firm to execute mandatory SAT activities for the 285MWh ESS
Mar 21, 2023 // Storage, Asia, Singapore, dnv
Gravitricity inks agreement with Czech aggregator
Scottish energy storage outfit will deal with Nano Energies to find routes to market for its technology
Mar 21, 2023 // Storage, Europe, Czech Republic, GRAVITRICITY, Stanislav Chvála
JinkoSolar Launches SunGiga Liquid-Cooling ESS in Japan
The new ESS includes increased lifetime and enhanced billing and also releasing effectiveness. SunGiga has intelligent frequency conversion control design and also multiple liquid cooling control modes to lower intake by 30%.
Mar 21, 2023 // Storage, Japan, JinkoSolar, Asia, C&I application, intelligent frequency conversion, SunGiga, SunTank
EnBW launches German solar as well as battery project
The farm has begun operations, providing over 5MW to the regional grid
Mar 20, 2023 // Storage, Germany, Europe, enbw
MGE, WEC to acquire Wisconsin large solar-storage project from Invenergy
Madison Gas as well as Electric (MGE) and subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE: WEC) have actually safeguarded governing approval to buy a 300-MW solar park with storage in Wisconsin from developer Invenergy LLC.
Mar 17, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, MGE, Wisconsin, Invenergy, North America, WEC