Solar Energy Storage and Battery News

Daystar Powers Nigerian Breweries
Daystar Power is revolutionizing Nigeria's energy landscape with its 4.2-MWp solar power plant and 2-MWh battery energy storage system. Join Daystar on its mission to install 200 MW of solar-plus-storage solutions and reduce reliance on diesel generators by 2022.
Nov 30, 2023 // Plants, Storage, PV Power Plant, Daystar Power
GenusPlus Secures AUD 90M in WA Battery Project
GenusPlus Group proudly awarded $90M AUD contract for civil & electrical works at the 200-MW/800-MWh Kwinana Battery Stage Two. Installation and commissioning of 300 battery units and 72 inverters to create Western Australia's second grid-scale energy storage system. Onsite works started in July 2021, operational by 2024.
Nov 29, 2023 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, GenusPlus
Auren Energia Pioneers 48-MW Solar Hybrid Park in Brazil
Auren Energy launches 48.1-MW Sol do Piaui solar park: the first commercial-scale hybrid project in Brazil to be granted a license by Aneel. 112,080 solar modules and 206-MW Ventos do Piaui I wind complex for 24-hour energy transmission. BRL 255 million investment to generate clean energy.
Nov 29, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, South america, Brazil, Auren Energia, Solar Hybrid Park
Axitec’s Hybrid Inverter:AXIhycon Debuts
Experience the revolutionary new "AXIhycon" series of hybrid inverters from Axitec Energy GmbH & Co. KG, with up to 10 kW output power, 97.87-97.51% efficiency, Li SV1 & SV2 compatible & a backup output. Get yours now!
Nov 28, 2023 // Storage, Inverters, Germany, Europe, Axitec
"Revolutionary" QuantumHE: Wärtsilä's Fire-Safe Energy Storage
Experience the latest advancements in energy storage with Wärtsilä's QuantumHE system. Enjoy up to 9% more usable energy, advanced safety features, and grid support services with GEMS Digital Energy Management Platform.
Nov 28, 2023 // Storage, Wärtsilä, Quantum High Energy
SSE Lands Energy Optimisation Deal for 249-MW Battery
SSE Energy Supply Ltd has been contracted to optimize a 249 MW/373.5 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Kent, England for 10 years. Sheaf Energy Park is set for July 2025 commissioning, with Pacific Green Battery Energy Parks 2 Ltd. powering the BESS with a 10-year, GBP 120 million debt. Balance demand & supply: transition to renewable energy with this energy storage system.
Nov 28, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, SSE
GBP 4bn Green Energy Hub Unveiled in Swansea
Swansea Council unveils £4bn green energy hub with hydrogen manufacturing, electric vehicle charging, solar & tidal lagoon projects. DST Innovations and Batri Ltd., along with HDR and Enable, lead the urban renewal project which could shape future green energy developments.
Nov 27, 2023 // Plants, Storage, Solar to Fuel, GBP, Swansea
Horizon Power Lights Up WA Solar Farm
Horizon Power's Major Projects Midwest Solar Program is now in full swing in Cue, Western Australia. With 259kW solar and 336kWh BESS, this project is expected to save $900k/yr and reduce 2,100 tons of CO2 emissions annually. Supported by $13.5 million in Commonwealth funding, completion of the project is expected in early 2024.
Nov 27, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Horizon Power
Statera Secures £300M for UK's Largest Battery Storage
Statera Energy secures £300m financing for 400MW energy storage system in Essex, England. This strategically located project is key to UK's transition to net zero and will provide energy system resilience. Financing led by Lloyds Bank and Statkraft support this project as testament to its quality.
Nov 24, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Statera
Statera Secures €345M for UK BESS, Power Projects
Statera Energy Limited secures GBP 300 million in debt financing to deliver the UK's largest 300-MW/600-MWh BESS project near Greater London. Statkraft support enables the financing of over 16 GW of Statera projects, with 7.5 GW expected to be operational by 2030.
Nov 23, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Statera Energy
Akuo Boosts Mayotte's Renewable Energy Push
Experience clean energy with Akuo Energy's 1.2MW Hamaha Solar Park in Mayotte, a French archipelago. Offsetting 1,100 tonnes of CO2, the facility provides energy to 1,700 people and a 3.5MWh battery storage system for peak demand. Akuo Energy has 20+ GW of projects in the pipeline.
Nov 22, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Akuo Energy, PV Power Plant, Mayotte
Ameresco Powers Kifer Battery: 50MW US Energy Storage
Ameresco has partnered with Silicon Valley Power to build a 50MW BESS, providing 200MWh of capacity and helping integrate renewable energy sources. The 25-year agreement with Santa Clara will begin construction mid-2024 and be operational by 2025, helping reduce congestion, regulating voltage/frequency and balancing generation/consumption. Ameresco is assisting cities in achieving their renewable energy goals.
Nov 21, 2023 // Storage, ameresco
Gresham House Energizes 50MW UK BESS
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund energises West Didsbury 50MW battery in Manchester, England. Operational capacity reaches 690MW with revenue expected in December. Expansion to 100MWh in 2024 and 1.1GW/1.7GWh of projects by year end. Each megawatt/megawatt-hour capacity lowers cashflow and more commissioning announced soon.
Nov 21, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Gresham House
Eneco Launches 800-MW Green H2 Hub in Rotterdam
Eneco is delivering a green revolution: 800-MW electrolyzer to produce 80,000 tonnes of green hydrogen annually for industrial customers. By 2035, the Netherlands will have 4GW of green production capacity - join the revolution now.
Nov 21, 2023 // Plants, Storage, Solar to Fuel, Eneco, Rotterdam
400MW Solar-Fishery Hybrid: A First in China
Trina Storage has successfully completed the delivery of a 25-MW/50-MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Tianmen, China. This hybrid solar-plus-storage site will generate electricity over fish ponds and offers 1500 VDC energy storage technology with extended battery lifetime. Get ready for cleaner electricity from this 400-MW site!
Nov 20, 2023 // Storage, China, Asia, Trina