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AES buys 2-GW solar-plus-storage project in California from Avantus
United States power business AES Corp (NYSE: AES) on Wednesday claimed it has acquired the biggest permitted solar-plus-storage project in the US, the 2-GW Bellefield plan, in Kern County, California, from its developer, Avantus.
Jun 7, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, California, USA, North America, AES, Avantus
Green hydrogen gamer chooses UK site
Meld Energy's proposed 100MW facility is planned for Saltend Chemicals Park in Hull
Jun 7, 2023 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, UK, Europe, green hydrogen
Eneco buys Belgium battery project
The 50MW project is anticipated to be functional in 2024
Jun 7, 2023 // Storage, Europe, Belgium, Eneco
Faster RE Deployment In West Africa Might Save Millions By 2030-Wärtsilä Study
A technique shift in favour of renewables will bring considerable economic advantages as power systems are broadened.
Jun 7, 2023 // Storage, Wärtsilä Energy, Renewable Power Grids, West Africa Energy Transition Forum
Westbridge Obtains Approval To Construct 270 MWac Solar PV, 200 MWh BESS
The project is called Sunnynook Solar + Energy Storage Project. This is the second approval that Westbridge has actually gotten after the Red Willow Project in February 2023.
Jun 7, 2023 // Plants, Storage, BESS, Solar Power Plant, Battery Energy Storage System, Maggie McKenna, Westbridge Renewable Energy Corporation, Alberta Utilities Commission, Sunnynook
Eesti Energia to mount 25-MW/50-MWh battery in Estonia
Estonia-based energy business Eesti Energia prepares to install what will be its home country's first grid-scale battery energy storage space system (BESS), of 25 MW/50 MWh in size.
Jun 6, 2023 // Storage, Europe, Estonia, Eesti Energia
Queensland to relocate away from coal with USD-40.9 bn green plan
The Queensland federal government in Australia launched a draft costs that legislates an 80% renewable resource target by 2035 and sets an objective to transform the state's coal-fired power stations into clean energy hubs.
Jun 5, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, queensland
United States utility PGE acquires 75-MW battery storage plan in Oregon
US utility Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR), or PGE, has acquired a 75-MW battery energy storage space project in Oregon and also is preparing to get in building and construction soon.
Jun 5, 2023 // Storage, USA, North America, PGE
Desert Sunlight project in California to include 300 MW of storage
The United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Friday issued a notice to wage building and construction for 300 MW of extra energy storage capacity at the Desert Sunlight Solar complex in California.
Jun 5, 2023 // Storage, California, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, Desert Sunlight
Oracle Energy strikes hydrogen handle PetroChina
Deal covers clean fuel products from Oracle's project in Pakistan
Jun 5, 2023 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, hydrogen, PetroChina, Oracle Energy
Redflow 20-MWh flow battery system accepted for California project
Redflow Limited flow batteries have been funded and also approved by the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a large-scale solar and storage space project, which will certainly offer power for the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians.
Jun 2, 2023 // Storage, USA, North America, Redflow
Eurus begins works on 1-MW battery storage space system in Japan
Japanese wind projects programmer Eurus Energy Holdings Corp introduced on Thursday it has actually commenced work on the installment of a 1-MW/3-MWh pilot battery energy storage space system at the 7.65-MW Eurus Tashirotai Wind Farm.
Jun 2, 2023 // Storage, Japan, Asia, Eurus
ACEN removed to expand NSW solar-linked battery to 1.4 GW/2.8 GWh
ACEN Corporation (PSE: ACEN), the power platform of Philippine conglomerate Ayala Group, has been granted authorization to boost the size of its New England battery in New South Wales to 1.4 GW/2.8 GWh.
Jun 2, 2023 // Storage, ACEN
JLEN powers up 50MW Scottish battery
West Gourdie BESS will offer essential balancing support to the GB power grid network
Jun 1, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, SCOTLAND, JLEN, Chris Tanner
Work starts on 220MW German battery
EUR140m RWE system covers two sites in Rhine-Westphalia
Jun 1, 2023 // Storage, Germany, Europe, rwe