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Editor's blog

COVID19 and energy storage: Live updates

17 Mar 2020, 04:28 • By Andy Colthorpe
COVID19 and energy storage: Live updates

While we have avoided risking the spreading of false information or reacting too hastily to an ever-changing situation, here are some of the latest developments. This blog will be updated as and when new information or views arrive.

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Analysis

Fine tuning the hybrid proposition

2 Apr 2020, 12:43 • By Ben Willis
Fine tuning the hybrid proposition

Realising the theoretical promise of solar-wind-storage hybrids is far from straightforward, with individual projects likely to vary considerably. Ben Willis examines some of the technical complexities of combining different technologies into a single, profitable entity.

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Analysis

Seeking the 2030 headline for California’s energy storage industry

31 Mar 2020, 12:16 • By Alex Morris
Seeking the 2030 headline for California’s energy storage industry

California, the world’s fifth largest economy and a global innovation engine, is confronting ambitious clean energy and GHG reduction goals. California must achieve 60% renewable energy and 5 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030, and a fully decarbonised power sector by 2045.

Portuguese 700MW solar auction includes price-capped energy storage option

Portuguese 700MW solar auction includes price-capped energy storage option

31 Mar 2020, 07:27

An auction for 700MW of grid energy capacity in Portugal is being configured to allow bids from solar and also solar-plus-storage projects to participate on a competitive basis, with guaranteed payments for energy storage co-located projects to use a capping mechanism in the event of 'price spikes'.

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Guest blog

How large-scale storage will facilitate the EV revolution

30 Mar 2020, 14:51 • By Jan Andersson
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How large-scale storage will facilitate the EV revolution

Jan Andersson, market development manager at Wärtsilä, explores the need for large-scale energy storage solutions to aid the proliferation of electric vehicles and their necessary charging infrastructure.

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Interviews

#SmartSolarStorage2020: A developers’ eye view on North America

30 Mar 2020, 07:48 • By Andy Colthorpe
#SmartSolarStorage2020: A developers’ eye view on North America

Last year saw large-scale storage come of age in the USA and Canada, with some heavyweight storage portfolios starting to take shape. Speaking to four leading North American developers, Andy Colthorpe takes the pulse of a market poised for growth.