Energy Storage

News, project announcements and reports concerning energy storage, including battery storage, types of batteries, lithium-ion technology, as well as energy storage connected to mini-grids, distributed energy resources and energy storage related to vehicle-to-grid systems. This includes renewable energy hybrid storage solutions that serve to manage supply and stabilize the grid.

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Top 3 countries to dominate Asia Pacific’s front-of-the-meter battery storage sector

Wood Mackenzie states that the cost of front-of-the-meter battery energy storage systems in Aisa Pacific is likely to record a 30% decline through 2025.
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Global energy transition investment up by 9% despite COVID-19 disruptions

A new, broad measure of ‘energy transition investment shows that the world committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonisation in 2020.
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Total partners on 12 utility-scale storage projects in the US

Total has partnered with solar and energy storage project developer 174 Power Global to develop 12 utility-scale solar and energy storage projects in the US.
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Wartsila wins Australia energy storage project

Australian utility AGL Energy has selected Wärtsilä as one of the two suppliers for their up to 1,000 MW grid-scale energy storage plans.
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Saft batteries to optimise operations at Kazakhstan wind farm

In Kazakhstan, APS Energia selected Saft for the provision of its battery solution for optimisation of a wind farm during winter harsh conditions.
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US DoE publishes its ‘Energy for Space’ strategy

The strategy comprises measures the DoE plans to implement to further its role in powering the next generation of space exploration.
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Centrica and partners announce Belgium’s largest battery storage project

UK-based multinational energy company Centrica Business Solutions has partnered with Belgian company EStor-Lux to build the country’s largest battery energy storage plant.

Chile’s clean technology institute development awarded

Chile’s new Institute of Clean Technologies (ITL) moves ahead with its development awarded to the US consortium Associated Universities Inc.
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Solar plus storage tenders awarded for French island territories

France’s island territories are to get a further 47 solar PV plus storage projects in the latest tender round.

New graphene material promises highly efficient supercapacitors

A new graphene hybrid material brings the potential for supercapacitors to challenge use of batteries in the energy sector.

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