Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Solar-plus-storage has a 99.8% capability value in California
" The energy from solar can constantly charge a 4-hour storage device having actually the exact same set up capability" prior to the hours of peak demand, states a new study.
Jul 20, 2020 // Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America
Second life batteries find new residence at Suffolk College
Connected Energy is to set up the initial of its brand-new generation of second life power storage space systems as part of a Suffolk County Council project.
Jul 17, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Connected Energy, Matthew Lumsden, Justine Oakes
Wales selected for lithium-ion gigafactory and 200MW solar ranch
Britishvolt has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Welsh government for the advancement of its "landmark" gigafactory.
Jul 17, 2020 // Large-Scale, Storage, UK, Europe, Britishvolt, Orral Nadjar
Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches EV fleet billing system
The containerized product incorporates a grid connection with numerous charging systems, allowing electrical public transportation and commercial fleet drivers to bill more vehicles with less facilities needed at depots.
Jul 16, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Grids, India, Asia, Hitachi ABB Power Grids
UK to Relax Legislations Making it Easier to Construct Large-Scale Batteries
The UK Government will certainly be kicking back the preparation legislation to make it easier to construct large-scale storage batteries to keep renewable energy
Jul 15, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Kwasi Kwarteng, Policy Relaxation, Kayte O’Neill
Israel's solar-plus-storage tender wraps up with final price of $0.0578/ kWh.
The federal government designated 168 MW of ability via the tender and also chosen three developers for 11 projects, with capacities of 100 MW, 48 MW as well as 20 MW.
Jul 15, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Tariffs, tender, Asia, Israel, solar-plus-storage, Eitan Parnass
Switzerland released 332 MW of solar last year
Collective solar generation capacity reached 2.5 GW last year, sufficient to meet 3.8% of electrical power need.
Jul 15, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Europe, Switzerland, Swissolar
Long Lasting Solar Storage Space Possible With Solar Circulation Battery
Drug stores at the University of Wisconsin-- Madison and also their partners have created a highly effective and long-lasting solar flow battery
Jul 14, 2020 // Technology, Storage, storage, solar cells, perovskites, International, Renewable Electricity, Innovation, Jin lab, photovoltaic cells, Solar Flow Battery, University of Wisconsin—Madison
New room-temperature liquid-metal battery could be the course to powering the future
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have actually constructed a brand-new sort of battery that integrates the many advantages of existing choices while removing their crucial imperfections and also saving energy.
Jul 13, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Lithium-ion batteries, Austin, Yu Ding
UK renewables generation soars as solar, storage space pipelines grow rapidly
Generation from renewables in the UK soared in the initial quarter of 2020, main statistics reveal, as the nation's shovel-ready renewables pipeline continued to proliferate.
Jul 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Storage, Market Research, ENERGY STORAGE, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, UK, Europe, Market research, renewables output, generation
Power storage space readied to contend in United States wholesale markets following site ruling
Dispersed power storage facilities in the US are readied to join wholesale markets and also complete to provide grid services after what's referred to as the "solitary crucial act" for the power shift until now.
Jul 13, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, FERC, North America, policy, regulation, order 841, grid services, Neil Chatterjee
PacifiCorp eyes 1.8 GW of solar, 600MW storage in largest RFP yet
United States energy firm PacifiCorp has launched its largest request for proposals for power projects yet, seeking bids for more than 1.8 GW of brand-new solar as well as 600MW of battery power storage.
Jul 11, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, North America, PacifiCorp, irp, utility, rocky mountain power, pacific power, berkshire hathaway, warren buffett
Photo-rechargeable zinc-ion devices merge solar cell and also battery technology
Researchers have made a battery that can be straight butted in sunlight without needing an outside photovoltaic panel. Clever design of the battery electrodes assists in photo-rechargeable zinc-ion batteries that could locate applications as affordable tools for off-grid solar ranches.
Jul 9, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Michael De Volder, Serena Corr, Yi-Chun Lu, zinc-ion batteries
UK has 18GW pipe of 'shovel-ready' storage and also renewables
The UK has a "huge" 61GW pipe of environment-friendly electricity projects with 18GW considered 'shovel-ready' according to new analysis from Regen.
Jul 9, 2020 // Large-Scale, Storage, UK, Europe, Regen, Merlin Hyman
PV mini-grid to back Congolese farming
Equatorial Power and SustainSolar are mounting containerized, off-grid solar battery power systems to support farming projects on an island in Lake Kivu.
Jul 9, 2020 // Storage, DR Congo, Equatorial Power, SustainSolar, Abishek Bharadwaj, John Fadiran