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.

'Landmark' council had storage website in Somerset energised
The biggest council-owned power storage site in the UK has been energised as well as is now functional.
Jun 5, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Sarah Dyke, Somerset, David Owen
New product, modeling techniques promise developments in power storage space
The surge of mobile digital devices, electric automobiles, drones and other modern technologies have driven need for new light-weight products that can give the power to operate them. Researchers from the College of Houston and Texas An as well as M College have actually reported an architectural supercapacitor electrode made from reduced graphene oxide as well as aramid nanofiber that is more powerful and also extra flexible than conventional carbon-based electrodes.
Jun 5, 2020 // Storage, USA, North America, Haleh Ardebili
EV batteries supplying grid stabilization services at Italian vehicle manufacturing facility
Fiat Chrysler has actually started building of a vehicle-to-grid pilot at its Mirafiori manufacturing facility in Turin. The project, which likewise consists of 5 MW of PV, will ultimately become a virtual nuclear power plant.
Jun 5, 2020 // Storage, Italy, Europe, EV batteries, Fiat Chrysler, Engie EPS, Roberto Di Stefano
Energy storage to rise to 89GW by 2040 across major European markets
Energy storage systems look set to triumph over various other adaptability suppliers, as solar and wind generation continues to skyrocket.
Jun 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, UK, Wood Mackenzie, Europe, Rory McCarthy
An uncommon choice of product yields extremely resilient batteries
The tremendous boost in using mobile modern technology, wearable electronic devices, and a variety of mobile devices in general over the past couple of decades, has actually driven researchers worldwide to seek the next innovation in rechargeable batteries.
Jun 4, 2020 // Technology, Storage, South Korea, Asia, lithium-sulfur batteries, Daegu Gyeongbuk, Jong-Sung Yu
PV systems could give as much as 60% of output throughout hurricanes
Researchers in the U.S. have shown, making use of simulations, PV system generation can range from 18-60% of clear-sky possibility throughout cyclones-- offered the arrays do not suffer damage. According to them, solar installations could remain to give back-up power when grids are down during storms, specifically if coupled with energy storage space.
Jun 4, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, NREL, North America
Hawaiian utility assigns 460 MW of PV as well as 3 GWh of storage space in renewable resource purchase
Champions of the island state's biggest ever renewable resource purchase include AES, Hanwha, Engie, EDF, Longroad.
Jun 4, 2020 // Storage, USA, EDF, Engie, North America, AES, Hanwha, hawaiian electric, Longroad
China reaches 1.7 GW of electrochemical storage capacity
According to brand-new numbers launched by the China Energy Storage Alliance, the nation's storage capability covered 32.4 GW at the end of in 2015. The association stated the storage market is expected to remain to expand continuously in the years ahead.
Jun 3, 2020 // Storage, China, Asia, China Energy Storage Alliance
Israel wants one more 15 GW of solar by 2030
Energy preacher Yuval Steinitz has revealed the nation's 2030 renewable energy target will certainly rise to 30%, with solar anticipated to represent the lion's share. About $23 billion even more clean power financial investment is envisaged this years.
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, Asia, Israel, Yuval Steinitz
Siemens and Engie prepare 12 MW green hydrogen as well as gas project in France
A EUR15.2 million power-to-X-to-power hydrogen storage center is being planned in Saillat-sur-Vienne, in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. The project partners want to utilize renewable energy from the grid and water to produce and save electrolyzed hydrogen. It would then be blended with gas to power an updated, 12 MW Siemens SGT-400 industrial gas turbine which previously created vapor for neighborhood production as well as would have the ability to return power to the grid to satisfy need.
Jun 2, 2020 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, France, Engie, Europe, hydrogen, Siemens
Community Batteries Benefit The Grid More Claims Most Current Study
The ACT government reckons there's a space in between the family battery and also grid-scale batteries: community batteries, either owned by or at the very least offering the needs of collectives of homes.
Jun 2, 2020 // Storage, Market Research, Australia, Oceania, Marnie Shaw, Hedda Ransan-Cooper
Dual chemistry battery modern technology to be created for Portsmouth International Port
Portsmouth International Port (PIP) has announced it will certainly pilot a brand-new wise power system that includes an unique power storage space service.
Jun 1, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Portsmouth International Port, PESO, Jonathan Williams
Northvolt and also light weight aluminum firm plot Norwegian EV recycling plant
The sustainable lithium-ion battery producer wishes to secure raw materials to reuse right into its items and also will certainly tap among the globe's most innovative electrical lorry markets for its end-of-life batteries.
Jun 1, 2020 // Storage, NORTHVOLT, Sweden, Europe, lithium-ion battery, Norway, EV, recycling plant
Longroad Energy Selected for 160 MW Solar With 640 MWh BESS in Hawaii
Longroad Energy has been picked by the Hawaiian Electric Company to begin establishing two utility-scale solar as well as battery storage space jobs in Hawaii
Jun 1, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, storage, Solar, Battery Storage, Hawaii, North America, longroad energy, International
Juwi to construct renewable resource center in local Western Australia
The German-headquartered project designer has actually authorized a handle Pacific Power's subsidiary Agreement Power to construct a crossbreed renewable resource task that will power the community of Esperance.
May 29, 2020 // Large-Scale, Storage, Grids, Australia, Oceania, juwi