Mozambique’s energy and mineral resources minister attended a ceremony to mark the start of construction on the first solar project in the country to be paired with utility-scale battery energy storage.
Investment in energy storage in the US has gradually built up momentum, but what will really take it into the mainstream - and when? A panel of financiers discuss their opinions and experiences in this panel session.
A 99.9MW energy storage project in development in northern England by Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has secured planning permission, with the asset set to be operational in late 2023.
Energy storage developer Convergent Energy + Power has signed a long-term agreement with grocery store chain Tops Friendly Market for three large-scale community solar-plus-storage facilities in upstate New York.
Vertically-integrated solar PV company Canadian Solar won nearly 1GWh of battery storage contracts in 2020 and CEO Shawn Qu has said it expects to “capture around 10% of the battery storage market in the US alone” during this year.
Stem Inc solar-storage project on Massachusetts landfill site will play into New England ISO markets
Stem Inc has completed a front-of-the-meter solar-plus-storage project in Massachusetts that will participate in New England’s wholesale markets run by system operator New England ISO.
Update 2 March 2021: A Trina Storage representative contacted Energy-Storage.news to highlight that while the company is building out production capacity for lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery cells for stationary energy storage, the major focus of the newly-launched division is on providing full integrated battery energy storage system (BESS) solutions to the renewables and grid storage markets.
Smart energy infrastructure company SMS has begun construction on its first battery energy storage project in the UK.
The Green Investment Group (GIG), a company owned by financial services group Macquarie, is investing an unspecified sum into esVolta, a US-headquartered developer and owner of utility-scale energy storage projects.
Tesla’s just-released sustainability report for 2019 asserts the belief that “the notion that a sustainable future is not economically feasible is no longer valid”.
Portugal has now fired the starting pistol of a solar tender it had been forced to delay by the COVID-19 crisis, amid plans to declare the winners by the end of the summer.
Lithium-ion cell prices will fall by around 46% between now and 2029, according to new analysis from Guidehouse Insights, reaching US$66.6 per kWh by that time.
Microgrid and energy storage project technology provider ENGIE EPS has said it cannot commit to a 2020 earnings target, although 2019 revenues showed a 29% increase on the previous year.
BloombergNEF has predicted an exponential multiplying of non-pumped hydro energy storage installations around the world, culminating in nearly 3,000GWh of deployments by 2040.
Lithium-ion battery cell costs could fall to as little as US$76 per kWh by 2030, from around US$139 per kWh this year, according to new analysis by Navigant Research.
The US state of Iowa got its first grid-scale solar-plus-storage system at the beginning of this year, and this has already been followed by the completion of another, larger battery project in the US state this week.
Britain's government is seeking to remove a significant hurdle for utility-scale co-located storage sites, enabling projects with combined capacities in excess of 50MW to proceed without requiring government consent.
Energy asset developer and owner Statera Energy has clinched a refinancing deal for its 50MW Pelham utility-scale battery storage plant in England, in a transaction which it says demonstrates both the maturity and “bankability” of the asset class.
The economics of solar-and-storage in the UK are being proven, according to Anesco, the developer of one such project.
Entries have opened for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2018, with Energy-Storage.News proud to partner the event for its rebranded sixth edition.
Electricity and heat generator and retailer Vattenfall is developing a third party model for energy storage deployment, which will see the Swedish firm deploy batteries alongside UK solar farms.
The UK and Ireland subsidiary of the Virginia-headquartered AES Corporation has signed an agreement with a Northern Irish government agency to build a 100MW battery storage array.
Leading energy storage provider Powin Energy will be building and installing six energy storage projects at two sites in Ontario, Canada with a total capacity of 12.8MW/52.8MWh.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance will build a 100MW battery storage project using its second-life EV batteries, according to media reports.
Tualatin, Oregon-headquartered Powin Energy has partnered with Eaton to deliver their 2MW expedited energy storage product which was procured to address the energy shortages the LA Basin faced as a result of the four-month long methane leak.
Clearly, renewable energy is now a viable alternative to traditional generation from a cost perspective. However solar and wind's penetration of the grid is constrained by ageing infrastructure, high grid connection costs and their intermittent, weather-dependent nature. Scott McGregor looks at how long-duration energy storage on an industrial scale can help.
Foresight Group, one of the top five asset owners in UK solar, is expecting to close its first battery storage acquisition in the coming weeks as it looks to complement its existing infrastructure portfolio.
Led by a record-breaking final quarter, energy storage reached 336MWh in 2016, growing 100% in megawatt-hours from 2015’s installed capacity, despite staying roughly flat in megawatts with 221MW deployed last year.
News in Brief: Tesla’s Powerpack 2 is installed in a utility-scale project for SCE, Texan utility CPS opens EPC bids for a large-scale solar-plus storage project and Eguana and LG Chem expand their storage partnership.
Grid-scale energy storage developer Eos Energy Storage has raised proceeds of US$23 million through the initial closing of a private placement transaction and expects to use the money to increase deployment of its battery storage product.