Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

LS Power to activate 'globe's biggest' battery in The golden state in the middle of power situation
Facilities company LS Power is to switch on what is thought to be the globe's largest single-site battery project at 250MW prior to the end of the month.
Aug 20, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, California, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, Battery Storage, North America, LS Power, caliso
Capital Dynamics and also Tenaska companion for 2GW of battery storage space in The golden state
Possession management company Capital Dynamics has authorized a deal with Nebraskan independent power manufacturer Tenaska to create nine battery energy storage space system (BESS) projects situated in California's highest possible electrical load centres.
Aug 20, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Capital Dynamics, California, USA, Battery Storage, CAISO, BESS, North America, Benoit Allehaut, Bernadette Del Chiaro, Tenaska, wildfires
French start-up strategies 16 GWh battery manufacturing facility
Verkor plans to establish a battery fab, with manufacturing to begin in 2023. The scale might get to 50 GWh, relying on the dynamism of the fixed storage space as well as electrical lorry markets.
Aug 20, 2020 // Storage, France, Europe, Start-up, Verkor, Diego Pavia
Approaches to improve rechargeable zinc metal batteries
An absence of standard methods is preventing rechargeable zinc metal batteries from enhancing lithium-ion storage space technology. A U.S. research group is now calling for standard methods for columbic efficiencies as well as better zinc/electrolyte security to make the technology sensible.
Aug 20, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, North America
A battery chemistry schism looms
A report from Wood Mackenzie forecasts lithium-iron-phosphate will certainly surpass lithium-manganese-cobalt-oxide as the dominant fixed power storage chemistry within the years.
Aug 19, 2020 // Storage, Market Research, TESLA, Wood Mackenzie, Elon Musk, Mitalee Gupta
Lithium battery equipment makers buffeted by Covid
Grid scale lith-ion batteries may be increasing Stateside, yet an expected recovery in the assembly line sector will be put on hold up until following year because of the pandemic, according to one expert.
Aug 19, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, China, IHS Markit, Europe, Asia, lithium, North America, middle east, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, northern africa, covid-19
New membrane layer promises cheaper electrolysis
A novel anion exchange membrane layer has been developed by German chemical company Evonik. Its designers assert it can make hydrogen generation cheaper, as the cells used for electrolysis featuring the tool would not need rare-earth elements.
Aug 19, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Germany, Europe, Evonik, Oliver Conradi
Energy storage financial investment to come close to $10bn in 2025
Expert IHS Markit has anticipated storage space will certainly rebound this year following its very first year-on-year decline in 2019. The modern technology is being rolled out at speed despite Covid-19 with state-level plans readied to maintain the US the worldwide capital for the next five years.
Aug 19, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, France, China, United Kingdom, Australia, IHS Markit, Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America, covid-19, United States
Aluminum energy storage involving Abu Dhabi
Swedish start-up Azelio says it will have a pilot project up and running in Masdar City by the end of following month. The modern technology sees electricity utilized to very warm aluminum with energy launched on demand through a warmth transfer liquid to drive a Stirling engine.
Aug 19, 2020 // Storage, Asia, United Arab Emirates, azelio, Start-up, ALEC Energy, Yousef Baselaib
Isle of Man tenders for 20 MW of solar as well as wind
The call belongs to a federal government action prepare for achieving web absolutely no discharges by 2050.
Aug 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, tender, ISLE OF MAN
Energy storage and also network support
As renewables infiltration rises, transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure will call for significant reinforcement. Battery storage is becoming a crucial option to conventional ways of enhancing network framework, because it is rapid to release, can offer numerous services, as well as frequently comes at a lower resources expense. IHS Markit analyst Oliver Forsyth delves into the added worth streams that reinforce the situation for grid-connected batteries.
Aug 18, 2020 // Storage, Opinions, IHS Markit, Oliver Forsyth
AGL Energy Gets on With 850 MW Multi Site Battery Storage Project
AGL Energy has actually lodged the scoping report for a new battery storage space systems of as much as 500 MW ability to be constructed together with its existing coal plant.
Aug 17, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, storage, Battery Storage, Australia, AGL Energy, Oceania, nsw, Markus Brokhof, AGL Energy Battery Storage
Mexican regulatory authority opposes solar power communities and storage space
With the government having actually already introduced steps which will certainly decrease the quantity of renewables in the national energy mix, additionally new arrangements will limit the release of power storage space and also the capacity of solar energy generators to offer excess power to neighboring consumers.
Aug 17, 2020 // Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, Mexico, North America
Toshiba's power and home heating hydrogen option
The Japanese electronics titan has actually released a 3.5 kW hydrogen fuel cell system for at its Michinoeki-Namie site in the Fukushima prefecture. The fuel will certainly be provided by the firm's 10 MW Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field nearby.
Aug 17, 2020 // Storage, Japan, Asia, hydrogen, Toshiba
Masdar makes United States solar debut with 'landmark' manage EDF
Abu Dhabi-based Masdar will acquire a 50% risk in 689MW of solar properties from EDF in the United States, marking its initial solar financial investment in the country.
Aug 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, California, USA, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Masdar, EDF, hybrid, solar-plus-storage, North America, us, Tristan Grimbert