Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

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
Finland to maintain grid with 30 MW/30 MWh battery
The Yllikkälä Power Reserve One task will certainly be among Europe's biggest storage space installations as well as the biggest in the Nordic countries. French developer Neoen will deploy the big battery near to Lappeenranta in the southeastern part of the nation.
Jun 10, 2020 // Large-Scale, Storage, tender, Europe, neoen, Finland
Panasonic, Span collaborate for home battery backup and energy management
Period's passion is to "transform the electric panel right into an intelligent portal" and increase the adoption of solar as well as electric vehicles, as well as storage systems like Panasonic's property battery.
Jun 10, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, Panasonic, North America, Arch Rao
Lithium battery for low- and also high-voltage storage
Dubai-based Weco has actually introduced a new lithium battery solution that can operate in parallel as a low-voltage storage space system or in series as a high-voltage battery without hardware changes. The batteries can be mounted on wall surfaces or set up in a pile setup.
Jun 9, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Software, Italy, Europe, lithium battery, Giorgio Tibolla, Weco, Donald Anderson
Tesla's Backup Gateway 2 has actually landed in US
pv magazine talked with Daren Goldin-- CEO of Florida-based Goldin Solar and also one of the very first receivers of Tesla's Backup Gateway 2-- to obtain his early thoughts on the item and also the improvements made in the 2nd generation.
Jun 9, 2020 // Residential, Storage, USA, TESLA, North America, Daren Goldin, Goldin Solar
'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 News, 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