Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Toyota, Panasonic Type JV Specialising in Prismatic Batteries
Toyota and Panasonic have actually decided to develop a JV specialising in automobile prismatic batteries with Toyota holding a bulk 51 percent stake.
Feb 3, 2020 // Storage, Toyota, Panasonic, International, JV, Prismatic Batteries
Lockheed Martin And Oriden Team On Circulation Battery Technology
Lockheed Martin and Oriden LLC, a Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems venture, reports a teaming contract for future energy storage tasks utilizing GridStar Circulation, Lockheed Martin'' s ingenious circulation battery innovation.
Feb 3, 2020 // Large-Scale, Storage, Lockheed Martin, Dan Norton, Oriden LLC, Matthew Maroon
Tender for 14 MW Solar With 42 MWh BESS Issued in Leh and Kargil
SECI has actually provided an RfS for establishing of 14 MW solar power plants with 42 MWh Battery Energy Storage Systems in Leh and Kargil
Feb 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, India, tender, Asia, Kargil, Leh
Vena Energy to start building major storage project in Australia
According to the announcement by Australian unit of Vena Energy, it is going to start constructing a grid scale Battery Energy Storage System in Western Downs Region in the nearest future. The BESS will be located not far from the town of Wandoan and will become the biggest array of the kind throughout the state.
Feb 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, Oceania, battery, Vena Energy
Enico and Eaton offer brand new energy storage technology
Finland’s Enico Oy and Ireland’s Eaton Corp have collaborated to develop an innovative easy-to-deploy battery system for minimization of houses’ footprint. xStorage Container is meant for industrial and commercial self consumption green energy projects.
Feb 2, 2020 // Storage, USA, North America, Eaton, Enico
Manganese to improve battery performance
A group of Danish researchers has discovered that introduction of manganese into a Na-ion battery’s cathode can improve its capacity and power.
Jan 31, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Europe, Denmark, Sodium-ion batteries
Voltalia gets developmental approval for 40 MW solar project in UK
France’s power producer has obtained approval for development of a Dorset-based 40-megawatt solar-plus-storage park.
Jan 30, 2020 // Storage, France, UK, Voltalia, solar pv, Europe
Centrica and sonnen complete 100 battery strong VPP
Centrica and sonnen have completed a virtual power plant (VPP) project, which will allow customers to maximise the potential of their solar panels while providing flexibility to the grid.
Jan 30, 2020 // Residential, Storage, UK, Europe, VPP, Centrica, Sonnen, Flexibility
Madhya Pradesh Tenders for Rooftop Solar Projects With Storage Systems
MPUVNL has issued an RfP for the commissioning of grid-connected and off-grid rooftop solar projects in Madhya Pradesh along with Battery Storage
Jan 30, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV, MPUVNL
EnergyNest’s thermal storage to replace natural gas at Austrian manufacturing plant
Norwegian firm EnergyNest is to deploy its thermal battery storage technology at a manufacturing plant in Austria.
Jan 29, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Europe, Austria, thermal, EnergyNest, Christian Thiel, Peter Flotzinger
Korean flow battery company signs JV agreement for 200MWh US factory
Former Governor of New York George Pataki has welcomed the possible siting and construction of a vanadium redox flow battery (VRB) factory in the state.
Jan 29, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, Asia, Korea, North America, George Pataki, KORID, Jared Lazerson
Cenfura, C4D to Tokenise Renewable Assets in South Africa
Cenfura and C4D will tokenise microgrid assets in South Africa, the partnership will construct and operate solar and battery storage-based microgrid assets
Jan 29, 2020 // Storage, Grids, solar pv, Africa, South Africa, Microgrids, International, C4D, Cenfura
Total taps French regional bank to refinance 143MW wind, PV portfolio
Total Quadran has enlisted a French financier to pump new capital into an up-and-running renewable energy portfolio, split between 40-plus projects across the country.
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, France, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, Total, refinancing
NextEra upbeat on solar grid parity, standalone storage prospects
New-build solar and wind could outcompete most existing fossil fuels by 2025, NextEra Energy executives have predicted even as they described storage-only ventures as a worthy venture.
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, pv power plants, solar pv, solar-plus-storage, BESS, North America, NextEra, Jim Robo
NeoVolta Poised to Lead the Emerging Solar Plus Storage Market
After closing the decade with record growth, the residential solar plus storage market is set for takeoff and NeoVolta is ready to meet this growth
Jan 27, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, solar plus storage, North America, NeoVolta, Brent Willson, International