Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Nonflammable electrolyte for high-performance potassium batteries
Australian scientists have established a nonflammable electrolyte for potassium and potassium-ion batteries, for applications in next-generation energy-storage systems beyond lithium innovation.
Feb 3, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Australia, Oceania, electrolyte, Zaiping Guo
ReNew and Greenko to develop 1.2GW solar-wind-plus-storage project
ReNew Power, Greenko Group have been selected for development of 1.2-gigawatt hybrid solar and wind power plants with battery storage in the tender held by Indian SECI.
Feb 3, 2020 // Storage, India, tender, Asia, ReNew Power, greenko group
Innogy to deploy 60MW of Irish energy storage
A few large-scale battery storage installations have been constructed in Ireland in terms of DS3 scheme. Germany’s Innogy is planning to develop more Ireland-based energy storage capacity.
Feb 3, 2020 // Storage, Ireland, Europe, innogy
Oxis Energy battery cells nearing aviation applications
The English company states its modular services are because of undergo flight screening in the U.S. and are '3 to 5 years' from industrial production for aircraft.
Feb 3, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Oxis Energy, Mark Crittenden
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