Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Norwegian thermal battery team seals EUR110m financial investment
The new deal makes Infracapital the largest investor in EnergyNest
Apr 12, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Thermal, Europe, Norway, EnergyNest, Christian Thiel
Green Hydrogen for Scotland project targets 40MW of solar as well as 50MW of battery storage
British energy business ScottishPower is targeting as much as 40MW of solar as part of its Green Hydrogen for Scotland project.
Apr 12, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Storage, Solar to Fuel, green hydrogen, solar farm, ITM Power, BOC, ScottishPower, Whitelee wind farm
IIT-Guwahati Team Establishes brand-new Technique to Boost Li-ion Batteries Performance
A new strategy has been developed at IIT-Guwahati which can aid increase the performance of Li-ion batteries that are extensively used in EVs
Apr 9, 2021 // Technology, Storage, Lithium-ion batteries, India, Asia, electric vehicles, EVs, IIT-Guwahati, Sisir Kumar Nayak
Statkraft Finishes 2nd Irish Power Storage Space Project
The Norwegian utility went into a contract with EirGrid and also has begun supplying reserves to the nationwide electrical power grid in the event of an unexpected drop-off in supply.
Apr 9, 2021 // Storage, Ireland, Europe, Statkraft, Kevin O’Donovan, Storage Project
Energy Storage to Steal $277B From Power Grids by 2050
Cost of lithium-ion battery to drop 68% from 2020 to 2050. Germany, France plan to invest 428m euros on associated projects.
Apr 8, 2021 // Storage, Market Research, France, Germany, Europe
Wells Fargo sole off-taker on 58-MW solar project created by NextEra Energy
Wells Fargo signed a 20-year PPA on a 58-MW North Carolina solar project being created by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources. The banking company will certainly take the complete output of the Blackburn Solar Project, which is prepared for a 600-acre plot in Catawba County and will run under Duke Energy's Green Source Advantage program.
Apr 8, 2021 // Storage, USA, Stephen De May, North America, NextEra Energy, Wells Fargo, Richard Henderson, Solar Project, Matt Handel, Nate Hurst
New material for catholytes and anolytes in organic redox flow batteries
Scientists from Skoltech as well as their collaborators have designed, synthesized and assessed brand-new substances that can function as catholytes as well as anolytes for organic redox flow batteries, bringing this appealing modern technology better to massive execution. Both papers were released in the Journal of Materials Chemistry An and Chemical Communications.
Apr 7, 2021 // Technology, Storage, Skoltech, Redox flow batteries, Elena Romadina, Keith Stevenson, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Gore Street seeks battery war chest
Capital increased will certainly go towards completion of a near-term acquisition and growth of its Irish projects
Apr 7, 2021 // Storage, UK, Europe, Gore Street, Alex O'Cinneide
Statkraft completes second Irish battery project
26MW Kelwin-2 in County Kerry will provide books to the power grid under an agreement with EirGrid
Apr 7, 2021 // Storage, Ireland, Europe, Statkraft, Kevin O’Donovan
Fluence, Siemens supply Baltic battery pilot
Lithuania TSO will utilize 1MW system to inject or absorb actual as well as responsive power in online transmission line idea
Apr 7, 2021 // Storage, Europe, Lithuania, Siemens, Fluence, Manuel Perez Dubuc, LITGRID
Vattenfall JV begins work on hydrogen cavern storage
HYBRIT project being established with SSAB and also LKAB
Apr 7, 2021 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, Sweden, Europe, Vattenfall, green hydrogen
Wärtsilä Picked by RWE for 80 MWh Energy Storage Space Project
Wärtsilä has gotten the award of a 40 MW/ 80 MWh DC-coupled solar plus storage space system in Georgia, USA from RWE Renewables.
Apr 7, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Storage, USA, Georgia, solar plus storage, Europe, North America, Wärtsilä, rwe renewables, International, Projects
Zenobe to create 100MW UK battery
Energy storage space plant in Mersey in England will certainly be operational in 2022
Apr 6, 2021 // Storage, UK, Europe, Zenobe Energy, James Basden
Ameresco intends 5-MW solar + storage space project on Colorado university land
Ameresco, a cleantech integrator focusing on energy effectiveness as well as renewable energy, has actually partnered with Holy Cross Energy (HCE) for a solar + storage project ashore rented from Colorado Mountain College at its Spring Valley Campus in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
Apr 6, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, North America, ameresco, solar + storage project, Louis Maltezos, Bryan Hannegan, Heather Exby
New batteries provide jolt to renewables, energy storage space
The price of collecting solar energy has actually gone down so much in recent years that it's providing conventional energy resources a run for their money. However, the challenges of energy storage space - which need the capacity to financial institution a recurring and also seasonally variable supply of solar power - have maintained the modern technology from being economically competitive.
Apr 6, 2021 // Technology, Storage, Lynden Archer, Cornell University