Battery storage fire safety is everyone’s business

With over 25 years’ experience as a firefighter and now part of a group that specialises in battery storage safety, Paul Rogers at Energy Safety Response Group knows all about fire safety from both sides of the fence.

North America’s largest Li-ion battery recycling giga-facility to ‘take on as much as possible’ from ESS sector

The company behind what is claimed will be the largest lithium-ion battery recycling facility in North America intends to process as much material as it can from the energy storage system (ESS) industry. 

Neoen begins Goyder Renewables Zone wind-solar-storage hybrid project in South Australia

The start of work on a hybrid renewable energy project combining large-scale wind power, solar PV and energy storage, marks “an important moment in South Australia’s clean energy transition,” the state’s energy minister has said. 

Make your BESS ready for the Smart Grid

Battery storage system integrators often have to network components from different industrial sectors and then connect them to higher-level control systems. HMS Networks’ Martin Matt discusses how to solve the associated challenges.

Development approval granted for Maoneng’s 480MWh battery project in Victoria, Australia

Maoneng has been granted development approval for its proposed 240MWp/480MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in Victoria, Australia, which in megawatt-hour terms will be the country’s biggest project of its type so far. 

Analysis, Features
January 24, 2022
Steve Kenny, general manager for Advanced Fire Detection at Honeywell Building Technologies talks about why the detection of off-gases is an important line of defence.
News
January 21, 2022
The EU’s European Investment Bank has pledged support for a long-duration thermal energy storage project and a gravity-based energy storage demonstration project.
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January 21, 2022
“Extensive works” to house two 125MW turbines have begun at Australia’s first new pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) plant in nearly 40 years, developer Genex Power has said. 
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January 20, 2022
The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) team at international construction firm Burns & McDonnell has brought online 60MWh of battery energy storage systems (BESS) in West Texas.
Editor's blog, Features, Interviews
January 20, 2022
Hydrostor CEO Curtis VanWalleghem talks advanced compressed air energy storage and how Goldman Sachs Asset Management came to invest US$250m in his company.
News
January 20, 2022
Fluence is forming a new company with independent power producer (IPP) ReNew Power, aimed at providing energy storage solutions in India.
News
January 19, 2022
A major supply deal and exchange of energy storage system (ESS) technologies and components has been agreed between Honeywell and Norwegian lithium-ion battery manufacturing startup FREYR Battery. 
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January 19, 2022
A programme incentivising the deployment of customer-sited energy storage systems (ESS) has been launched by the two main investor-owned utilities serving the US state of Connecticut.
News
January 19, 2022
News in brief from around the world in energy storage.
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January 18, 2022
Energy storage will play an important role in US power systems between now and 2050, offering the opportunity to displace fossil fuels with low-cost renewable energy and balancing supply and demand across multiple regions. 

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