Software and batteries can enable energy industry’s ‘Amazon Prime Plus moment’

Energy storage can change electricity’s status as the ultimate ‘just-in-time’ product, where supply and use have to be matched in real-time, but this won’t be possible without increasingly sophisticated software solutions. 

Fluence supplying 40MW battery storage in Italy for Enel X’s Fast Reserve projects

Enel X, one of the winners of contracts tendered by Italy’s transmission operator to provide fast response frequency reserve to the grid, has contracted Fluence to supply two battery energy storage system (BESS) solutions. 

PODCAST: COP26 in retrospect and ‘half a game changer’ for energy storage

In this episode of the Solar Media Podcast, we hear the verdict directly from those who were there at COP26.

Capacity market contracts for four-hour grid battery storage a sign of things to come for Belgium

The success in a recent capacity market auction of large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in Belgium is a sign of the European country’s energy storage market maturing, Energy-Storage.news has heard. 

‘Crucial to limiting climate change’: Long Duration Energy Storage Council publishes first report

Long-duration energy storage has a crucial role to play in decarbonising the global energy system sufficiently to avoid catastrophic climate change as long as its value can be unlocked. 

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November 29, 2021
Two trial projects have been announced where vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) energy storage systems will support electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, one in South Korea, the other in Australia. 
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November 29, 2021
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) supplies most of the world’s cobalt, but exporting semi-finished or finished products rather than raw materials would better help the country capture the value of the metal used in high power lithium-ion batteries.
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November 29, 2021
Canadian Solar subsidiary CSI Solar has signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) that will focus on energy storage and renewable energy technology.
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November 29, 2021
London Stock Exchange-listed energy storage investor Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has secured a £380 million (US$507 million) funding package from major UK retail bank NatWest.
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November 29, 2021
Australian power retail and generation company AGL has broken ground on a 250MW / 250MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in South Australia. 
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November 26, 2021
The Portuguese island of Madeira will be able to radically reduce its fossil fuel consumption while keeping electricity supply stable and reliable, thanks to battery energy storage system (BESS) technology. 
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November 26, 2021
Around 20 energy storage systems (ESSs) are to be deployed at roadside service stations in the UK where the grid supply isn’t enough for rapid charging infrastructure, the country’s government has said.
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November 26, 2021
AGL, one of Australia’s biggest power generation and retail companies, has received government planning approval for a large-scale standalone battery storage system, a year on from its first announcement of the project.
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November 25, 2021
Four new grid-scale battery energy storage projects have been announced by California energy supplier Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE), including three long-duration flow battery projects. 
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November 25, 2021
Annual residential battery storage installations in Europe passed the 100,000 mark for the first time ever in 2020, reaching a cumulative total of 3GWh capacity. 

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