Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Scientist practically 'take a break' lithium battery for the very first time
A global group led by scientists at UCL has actually disclosed brand-new understandings right into the functions of a lithium battery by practically "unrolling" its coil of electrode layers utilizing a formula made for papyrus scrolls.
Feb 11, 2020 // Technology, Storage, UK, Europe, lithium battery, UCL
Israel's 300 MW solar-plus-storage tender apparently in danger
Monetary paper Globes has actually reported the tender, introduced just 3 weeks earlier, is being opposed by the nation's Land Authority, which asserts the project might disrupt sand-mining near Dimona.
Feb 11, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, tender, Asia, Israel, solar-plus-storage
Improving magnesium-based batteries with disorder
Scientists have actually discovered solid anodic task in disordered fragments of magnesium chromium oxide. Unlike traditional, gotten nanocrystals, the disordered fragments supposedly accomplished relatively easy to fix magnesium removal as well as insertion.
Feb 10, 2020 // Technology, Storage, UK, Europe, magnesium-based batteries, Jawwad Darr
Solar and also wind press wholesale power rates to record lows in Australia
The uptick of renewables in Australia has actually aided cause three-year lows for wholesale power costs on the nation's biggest power market.
Feb 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Rooftop PV, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, curtailment, national energy market, grid curtailment
The best battery for grid level power storage
A new paper released by researchers at China's Tianjin College analyzes the state-of-the-art in grid degree power storage, outlining the pros and cons of different battery innovations being released on grids around the globe, and staying obstacles that could be conquered if study is pushed in the right direction.
Feb 7, 2020 // Storage, China, Asia, lithium-ion
Mercedes-Benz partner with Hydro-Québec for solid-state battery development
The luxury car maker is banking on the timely advancement of market-ready solid-state batteries. Mercedes will work with the Canadian research institute to rapidly incorporate brand-new technology into field applications to cut development cycle times.
Feb 5, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, Canada, France, Texas, Europe, North America, Mercedes-Benz, Jochen Hermann
Yotta to set up SolarLEAF at CSU Dominguez Hills
Yotta, the designer of safe panel-level energy storage, has partnered with California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to set up Yotta'' s exclusive technology for energy storage on school.
Feb 5, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Software, California, USA, North America, Yotta, SolarLEAF, Omeed Badkoobeh, Kenneth Seeton
Renault batteries find 'megawatt-scale' second life use in Belgium
An energy storage system made up of 'second life' batteries formerly used in Renault's electrical automobile (EV) has been deployed for Umicore, an international materials innovation company headquartered in Belgium.
Feb 4, 2020 // Storage, Engie, Europe, Belgium, EV, Renault, Mark Bailey, Connected Energy, Umicore, Cedric Osterrieth
SECI concludes world's biggest renewables-plus-storage tender at Rs4.04/ kWh
Pumped hydro and battery jobs, paired with renewables, offer the world's lowest peak tidy electrical energy tariff. The tender, which received bids for 1.62 GW of capacity against the 1.2 GW sought, saw Greenko protect 900 MW of pumped storage capability and Restore Power 300 MW of battery storage.
Feb 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, India, SECI, tender, Asia, Pranav R Mehta
An alumina lining for silicon in storage
Researchers at Rice University in the U.S. have actually carried out explores lithium-ion batteries utilizing silicon as an anode product and made an unexpected discovery relating to an aluminum oxide passivation layer at the cathode. The finding might open up a new path toward much better performing lithium-ion batteries.
Feb 3, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, silicon, North America, Rice University, Sibani Lisa Biswal, alumina
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