Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Reliance Unveils Swappable Batteries
Experience the latest in EV technology with Reliance Industries: swappable, multipurpose batteries for EVs and home appliances. Get customisable batteries, intelligent swap stations and integrated charging networks to make the switch to electrification easier and more affordable.
Oct 5, 2023 // Storage, REI Expo
Fair Oaks REP: 50MW Solar-Storage Plan Approved
Ridge Clean Energy's Fair Oaks Renewable Energy Park will provide 50MW of solar-storage to Nottinghamshire, UK, plus a Community Benefit Fund of £24,950 annually & 75% net gain in habitat & biodiversity. With construction starting soon, locals are already feeling the positive impact!
Oct 5, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Ridge Clean Energy
Octopus Snaps Up Queensland's Largest Battery
Octopus Investments Australia has acquired the largest 500-MW/1,000-MWh battery energy storage project in Queensland. 70,000 homes can benefit from this project's energy potential. Octopus anticipates a final investment decision in 2025 and is offering competitive PPAs.
Oct 4, 2023 // Storage, queensland, Octopus
NHOA Energy Powers Peruvian Grid with 31MWh Battery
NHOA Energy commissions a 31 MWh battery storage system in Peru for Engie, with the goal of improving Peruvian grid stability and reducing CO2 emissions. Global Engineering Center in Milan and Americas platform provided full origination, delivery, and service capabilities. Luca Roccia expresses pride in successful completion of project, despite challenging global environment. Marking NHOA Energy's presence in Latin America, committed to flex energy solutions for the benefit of the country.
Oct 4, 2023 // Storage, South america, Peru, NHOA Energy
Giga Battery Ventures Into Belgian Market
Giga Storage is bringing 1,200-MWh of energy storage to Belgium, connecting the grid to the high-voltage network and aiming to reach 3 GW of capacity by the end of the decade. Take advantage of the regulatory exemptions and join the revolution.
Oct 2, 2023 // Storage, Europe, Belgium, Giga Storage
Chile, Argentina Seek Green Energy Boom
Discover how Chile and Argentina are increasing their renewable energy sources, including solar-battery storage hybrid plants, 2.5GW of renewable energy projects, and 215MW of small-scale renewables. Find out their ambitious goals and learn more about renewable energy in the region.
Sep 26, 2023 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Chile, Argentina, South america
NatWest's £58m Investment in Varco's BESS Projects
Varco Energy secures £58 million in debt financing from NatWest to fund two 114MW Battery Energy Storage Systems in the UK. The projects will support UK's transition to net zero emissions, providing stability and load shifting services to the National Grid.
Sep 25, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Varco Energy
RWE's 35-MW Battery Storage: Powering the Future
RWE is investing EUR 24 million in a battery storage project in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, with an installed power capacity of 35 MW and a storage capacity of 41 MWh. The project is an important step towards integrating wind energy into the Dutch energy system and further expands RWE's advanced battery storage portfolio.
Sep 22, 2023 // Storage, Europe, Netherlands, rwe
China-Al Mada Strike $2B EV Battery Deal in Morocco
CNGR Advanced Material and Al Mada have announced plans to set up a $2 billion industrial hub in Morocco for EV battery production with an annual capacity of 1 million vehicles. Strategic initiatives by Huayou & Gotion High-Tech result in a combined $26.3 billion investment in Morocco's automotive sector.
Sep 22, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Africa, Morocco, CNGR Advanced Material, Al Mada
Yotta Energy Raises $8m for Solar Tech Expansion
Yotta Energy closed an USD-8-million fundraising round to expand its solar power and energy storage solutions, led by Evergy Ventures and strategic investors BlueScope, Cricetus Felix Ventures, Copec WIND Ventures and EDP Ventures. Funds to expand manufacturing and deploy battery technology. Yotta Energy solutions incorporate solar, energy and EV charging technology into commercial buildings.
Sep 21, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Yotta Energy
WA's Synergy Awards CATL $1B for 700 MW Battery
Western Australia government awards AUD 1bn contracts for 700 MW/2,800 MWh of energy storage projects. Premier Roger Cook touts move as "crucial" in transition to global green energy superpower. CATL to supply 300 & 650 EnerC Plus battery units & 72 & 160 inverters.
Sep 19, 2023 // Storage, Western Australia, CATL
ENEL Delivers 369 MW of BESS to Texas Grid
Enel has tripled its utility-scale energy storage capacity in Texas, providing 369MW/555MWh of dispatchable energy to the grid. Enel is leading the way in energy storage, demand response and electric vehicle charging, paving the way for greater grid stability and resilience.
Sep 15, 2023 // Storage, USA, Enel, North America
Samsung C&T Offloads 3-GW Texas Solar, Storage Portfolio to Sunraycer
Samsung C&T and Sunraycer Renewables partner to develop and permit a 3GW portfolio of solar and energy storage projects in Southern Texas, set to be energised between 2025-2026. Explore upcoming ventures in the US renewables market.
Sep 14, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, North America, Samsung C&T, Sunraycer Renewables
EDF Renewables Unveils UK Solar-Storage Scheme
EDF Renewables UK & PS Renewables have unveiled plans for the Rosefield Solar Farm in Buckinghamshire, England. A NSIP with a generating capacity of over 50 MW, public consultation begins 28th September. Low carbon electricity to power thousands of homes & businesses, while delivering substantial benefits to the local community & environment.
Sep 14, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, UK, Europe, EDF Renewables, PV Power Plant
Tesla Launches Powerwall 3: Specs Revealed
Tesla has released Powerwall 3, their advanced home battery solution with 11.5 kW power capacity and 13.5 kWh energy capacity. Easily expandable and integrated with solar inverters, Powerwall 3 is available for installation now, with wider availability in 2024.
Sep 14, 2023 // Storage, TESLA