The Indian Ocean island nation of the Maldives has begun tendering for 40MW / 40MWh of battery energy storage systems across several regions.
Andy Colthorpe speaks with energy storage associations from Ireland, Germany, Poland and Spain to hear about their unique situations as well as the opportunities and challenges they share.
For over 100 years, pumped-storage hydroelectric power (pumped hydro) has supported electricity consumption around the world. Here are just a few recent projects that Energy-Storage.news has come across — from projects at their earlier stages of development to those that are nearing shovel-ready status.
A joint venture (JV) partnership to develop and construct long-duration liquid air energy storage (LAES) projects at scale in Latin America has revealed plans for its first project.
Using vanadium for battery electrolytes could be twice as profitable as supplying it for steel production, which is currently the major industrial use for the abundant metal, vanadium producer Largo Resources has said.
Agilitas, a developer of distributed solar PV projects in the northeast US, has acquired an energy storage company in New England and its three operational projects.
This edition of our news in brief from around the world focuses on novel technologies promising several hours or more of competitively-priced energy storage.
Emphasis has been placed once again on the importance of developing domestic battery supply chains for electric vehicles and energy storage by the administration of US President Joe Biden, with the country currently highly dependent on imports.
Microgrids have been installed on 26 Maldivian islands by DHYBRID, with 3.2MWh of battery storage systems having gone in.
Nearly 12,000MWh of energy storage could be installed in the US during 2021 and the market will continue growing significantly over the next few years, according to research and analysis group Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.
Fluence has completed the commissioning of two large-scale battery projects in the Philippines, following similar announcements by rivals ABB and Wärtsilä.
While much attention is paid to the need to recycle electric vehicle (EV) batteries, stationary energy storage systems are also “playing a crucial role in the big picture of battery recycling,” Li-Cycle’s chief commercial officer has said.
Domestic vehicle-to-grid (V2G) can deliver ancillary services to the UK's electricity network and earn revenues, but what is thought to be the world's biggest trial of the technology has found that the costs of associated hardware are still too high for many consumers.
Construction is set to begin in Australia on a grid-scale power generation and long-duration energy storage project combining solar power and thermal energy storage, after the company behind the project said this morning that funding has been secured.
Connecticut’s House of Representatives has signed off on a bill proposing a 1,000MW deployment target for energy storage by the end of 2030.
Southern California Edison (SCE), one of California’s three main investor-owned utilities, procured 1,360MW of battery energy storage during last year, according to an annual sustainability report for 2020 just published by parent company Edison International.