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SDG&E and Sumitomo unveil largest vanadium redox flow battery in the US

SDG&E and Sumitomo unveil largest vanadium redox flow battery in the US

17 Mar 2017, 16:20

Utility San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) and Sumitomo Electric (SEI) have launched a 2MW/8MWh pilot vanadium redox flow battery storage project in California to study how the technology can reliably integrate renewable energy and improve flexibility in grid management.

Northvolt plans Europe’s answer to the Gigafactory

Northvolt plans Europe’s answer to the Gigafactory

10 Mar 2017, 10:51

Swedish start-up Northvolt, which is run by two former Tesla Motors executives, plans to build a huge lithium-ion battery factory in the Nordic region, giving Tesla and Panasonic's Nevada Gigafactory a close rival within Europe in terms of size.

Aquion Energy files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Aquion Energy files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

9 Mar 2017, 14:43

US battery and energy storage system manufacturer Aquion Energy has declared bankruptcy under Chapter 11 and offloaded 80% of its employees, according to a company release.

GTM: US energy storage installations grew 100% in 2016

GTM: US energy storage installations grew 100% in 2016

7 Mar 2017, 16:56

Led by a record-breaking final quarter, energy storage reached 336MWh in 2016, growing 100% in megawatt-hours from 2015’s installed capacity, despite staying roughly flat in megawatts with 221MW deployed last year.

SolarEdge rolls out new integrated residential solution throughout Europe

SolarEdge rolls out new integrated residential solution throughout Europe

1 Mar 2017, 11:53

SolarEdge is rolling out a new complete residential solution throughout Europe that combines inverters, storage and home automation. The idea is to manage and monitor electricity consumption, solar energy generation and storage through one central device control that enables enhanced energy independence and increases self-consumption.