Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

West Virginia guv signs funding for iron-air battery manufacturing facility
West Virginia governor Jim Justice on Friday authorized a bill appropriating USD 105 million (EUR 99m) for a battery plant of Form Energy, a Somerville, Massachusetts-based company establishing iron-air battery modern technology that can store power for 100 hours.
Mar 1, 2023 // Storage, USA, North America, West Virginia
Honda and LG Energy Start Multi-Billion EV Battery Plant in Fayette County, Ohio
Honda and LG Energy Solution have announced the construction of a joint venture electric vehicle battery plant in Fayette County, Ohio. The two companies have committed to invest $3.5 billion in the new facility, with an overall investment reaching $4.4 billion. The aim is to reach an annual production capacity of 40 GWh.
Mar 1, 2023 // Storage, honda, EV, LG Energy Solutions, LGES, Toshihiro Mibe, Dong-Myung Kim, electric vehicle battery plant, Jon Husted, Mike DeWine, Robert H. Lee
IB Vogt starts deal with UK solar and also battery portfolio
Seven projects have actually an integrated capacity of 720MW
Feb 28, 2023 // Plants, Storage, UK, Europe, ib vogt
Michigan-based ONE Launches Renewable Energy Storage Solution - Aries Grid
Our Next Energy (ONE) has launched Aries Grid, a lithium iron phosphate (LFP) utility-scale battery system that can provide long-duration energy storage. This renewable energy storage solution is manufactured in the US and aims to decarbonize mobility and the grid.
Feb 24, 2023 // Storage, BESS, Renewable Energy, Inflation Reduction Act, Our Next Energy, Aries Grid, Deeana Ahmed, energy storage in USA, lithium iron phosphate BESS, Mujeeb Ijaz, renewable energy growth in USA, utility-scale battery system
Canadian Solar to Supply 487 MWh BESS to Aypa Power
The energy storage items supplied by CSI Energy Storage will certainly be made use of to support Aypa Power's 487 MWh standalone energy storage project in Southern California. The standalone energy storage project is anticipated to be functional by the initial half of 2024.
Feb 24, 2023 // Storage, Canadian Solar, BESS, Renewable Energy, Shawn Qu, CSI Solar, CSI Energy Storage, Aypa Power, Blackstone portfolio company, Moe Hajabed, North America battery storage
Conrad Energy energises 25MW battery
BESS in Blackpool is connected to Electricity North West's (ENWL) 33kV network
Feb 23, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Conrad Energy
Cespa forms Spanish green hydrogen partnership
Manage Fertiberia to decarbonise their production processes by establishing 1GW of electrolysis capacity
Feb 23, 2023 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, Spain, Europe, green hydrogen, Cespa
NSW provides preparing nod to Akaysha's Waratah Super Battery project
The New South Wales federal government today stated it has awarded intending authorization for the 909 MW/1,915 MWh Waratah Super Battery project proposed by BlackRock Real Assets' Akaysha Energy.
Feb 23, 2023 // Storage, new south wales, Akaysha Energy
Gravitricty plans 4MW storage in former Czech mine
Scottish company indications MoU with DIAMO to seek EU funds to convert Darkov site
Feb 22, 2023 // Storage, Europe, Czech Republic, Gravitricty
Alfen and SemperPower Launch 30MW Battery Storage System in the Netherlands
Alfen and Dutch energy storage provider SemperPower have launched a 30MW battery storage system in Vlissingen, Netherlands. This system, named Project Pollux, will help balance the grid and manage the unpredictability of renewable energy sources.
Feb 22, 2023 // Storage, Europe, Netherlands, Alfen, SemperPower
Mexico's AMLO Inaugurates Puerto Penasco Solar-Plus-Storage Plant
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) inaugurated the first phase of the Puerto Penasco solar-plus-storage power plant in the Mexican state of Sonora, featuring 120 MW of solar power and 12 MW of batteries.
Feb 21, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Mexico, North America, AMLO, solar-plus-storage plant
AES Andes files EIA for wind, solar hybrid with 623-MW BESS in Chile
Chilean electric energy AES Andes on Monday submitted an environmental effect study (EIS) for a hybrid wind and solar energy project collocated with a proposed 623.5-MW battery energy storage space system (BESS).
Feb 21, 2023 // Plants, Commercial, Storage, Chile, South america, BESS, AES Andes
Envision wins 2 UK battery storage space contracts
Harmony Energy Income Trust has chosen developer for 33MW and also 49.9 MW projects
Feb 20, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, envision
New Round of UK Capacity Auction Increases Battery Storage Contracts by 60%
The UK's T-1 Capacity Auction recently concluded with 627.4 MW of battery energy storage projects receiving contracts. This represents an increase of more than 60% compared to the previous round, and is a major milestone for the country's sustainable energy efforts.
Feb 20, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe
GSF Acquires 200MW Big Rock Energy Storage Project in California
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund (GSF) has agreed to acquire the 200MW Big Rock energy storage project in California from Avantus, with a grid connection scheduled for the second half of 2024. This acquisition will increase GSF's portfolio to 27 projects totalling 1173.2MW of operational and construction assets across the UK, Ireland, Germany the US.
Feb 17, 2023 // Storage, California, USA, North America, GSF