Why Goldman Sachs thinks advanced compressed air is worthy of US$250m investment

Hydrostor CEO Curtis VanWalleghem talks advanced compressed air energy storage and how Goldman Sachs Asset Management came to invest US$250m in his company.

Connecticut utilities launch 580MW aggregated Energy Storage Solutions incentives programme

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.

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.

Stopping thermal runaway six minutes before it starts

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.

India’s government receives 130GWh bids for advanced battery cell manufacturing incentives

An Indian government scheme to support domestic battery manufacturing received bids totalling 130GWh of proposals, more than double the anticipated 50GWh of capacity the incentives will support. 

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January 25, 2022
Plans to nearly double the output and capacity of the world’s biggest battery energy storage system (BESS) project to date have been announced by its owner, Vistra Energy. 
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January 25, 2022
Plans to procure energy from nine large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in California have been announced by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), one of the state’s three main investor-owned utilities.
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January 24, 2022
The year has gotten off to a frenetic start, with plenty of news from the global solar and energy storage sectors to digest on the January 2022 episode of the Solar Media Podcast.
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January 24, 2022
Spanish solar company Soltec Power Holdings, through its subsidiary Powertis, has sold a controlling stake in 421MW of its solar PV projects and 90MW of energy storage in Italy to German investment firm Aquila Capital under a co-development agreement.
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January 24, 2022
A 100kW/1.5MWh zinc-based battery energy storage system (BESS) will be installed at a 32-building housing development in Queens, New York, supported by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). 
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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.
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January 20, 2022
Fluence is forming a new company with independent power producer (IPP) ReNew Power, aimed at providing energy storage solutions in India.

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