Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Volkswagen invests approximately US$ 200 million in solid-state battery home builder QuantumScape
This financial investment begins top of US$ 100 million invested in 2018. Equity capital and also corporate funding of brand-new power technologies proceeds regardless of-- or probably because of-- the pandemic.
Jun 18, 2020 // Storage, USA, VOLKSWAGEN, North America, QuantumScape, David Snydacker
Tender introduced for 14.8 MW/40.9 MWh of solar+ storage in Ecuador
The Conolophus job, to be built on Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos National Park, will certainly reduce regional diesel intake.
Jun 18, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Ecuador, tender, South america, solar+storage
EU requires 108 GW of battery storage for 2030 climate targets
The EU appears poised to turn out battery storage capability to supply adaptability to systems with more variable renewables. The European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy has additionally kept in mind policies that must be resolved to establish a level playing field for storage space.
Jun 18, 2020 // Storage, Europe
New generation of solar batteries from Sonnen
The latest variation of the storage space system from the German manufacturer can accumulate to 55 kWh. Sonnen makes certain a lifespan of 10,000 charging cycles.
Jun 18, 2020 // Storage, Germany, Europe, Sonnen, Sascha Koppe
8minute signs PPA with area energy groups for 250MW/ 150MWh California solar-plus-storage plant
2 of California's Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) have authorized a power acquisition contract (PPA) with 8minute Solar Energy for a 250MW solar PV plant with 150MWh of battery storage.
Jun 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, California, USA, Power Purchase Agreements, solar-plus-storage, North America, 8minute, Kern County, Tom Habashi, community choice, request for proposals, developers
Australia to add 1.2 GWh of Power Storage Space Capability in 2020: WoodMac
According to new research study, Australia is set to include 1.2 GWh of energy storage ability in 2020, greater than double the 499 MWh installed in 2019.
Jun 17, 2020 // Storage, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, woodmac, Oceania, Market research, Le Xu
Battery performance requirement for residential as well as commercial applications
Researchers have actually suggested a brand-new battery efficiency criterion for Australia as well as potentially the world. If embraced, the criterion can clear up consumer confusion around which energy storage system is right for them.
Jun 17, 2020 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, Darren Miller, Nicolas Renon
New residential battery inverter from Ginlong
The Chinese producer has introduced a hybrid product with a power variety of 6.5-13 kW. The device has an optimal effectiveness of 98.4%, according to Ginlong, and also battery charging/discharging performance of 97.5%.
Jun 16, 2020 // Storage, Inverters, China, Asia, Ningbo Ginlong Technologies
Strategies introduced for 1 GW solar-storage-hydrogen facility in China
Chinese programmer Panda Green states it has discussed exclusive civil liberties to establish a $1.41 billion job in Xinjiang which will include PV as well as photothermal generation, hydrogen production as well as energy storage.
Jun 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, China, Asia, Panda Green, solar-storage-hydrogen
Hydrogen storage space in salt caves
Researchers in Germany have actually determined salt caverns as a viable and flexible remedy for hydrogen storage space. They additionally disclosed that Europe has the potential to infuse hydrogen in bedded salt deposits and salt domes, with an overall storage space capacity of 84.8 PWh.
Jun 16, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Europe, hydrogen
Britishvolt assigns brand-new CSO to support gigaplant ambitions
Battery producer Britishvolt has selected a new chief technique police officer as it remains to work towards the UK's first gigafactory.
Jun 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Storage, storage, UK, Battery Storage, Europe, Lithium ion, Lars Carlstrom, Britishvolt, Isobel Sheldon
EDF to optimize 59MW Zenobe portfolio
Zenobe has actually authorized an optimization agreement with EDF for 59MW of battery storage space.
Jun 15, 2020 // Storage, storage, UK, Battery Storage, EDF, Europe, utility scale, Zenobe, Grid Scale, Asset Optimisation, Stuart Fenner
'Vast bulk' of 8minute US solar pipeline will certainly be solar-plus-storage
The "huge majority" of tasks within 8minute Solar Energy's US-based solar PV pipeline will certainly co-locate the innovation with energy storage space, the designer has confirmed.
Jun 15, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Storage, California, USA, storage, pv power plants, solar pv, solar-plus-storage, finance, North America, 8minute Solar Energy, colocation
Spontaneous development of nanoscale hollow structures can enhance battery storage space
An unanticipated home of nanometer-scale antimony crystals - the spontaneous development of hollow structures - could assist give the next generation of lithium ion batteries higher power thickness without reducing battery lifetime. The reversibly hollowing structures can allow lithium ion batteries to hold more energy and also as a result give more power between costs.
Jun 11, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, North America, Matthew McDowell, lithium ion batteries
Solar-plus-storage task completed at UN Humanitarian Hub in South Sudan
A just-commissioned solar and also battery storage system will decrease diesel usage by at least 80% at a base for 300 altruistic workers in South Sudan, taken care of by the UN's International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Jun 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, pv power plants, solar-plus-storage, financing, Flexibility, humanitarian, leasing