Battery system integrators must navigate a broad array of technologies and varying market drivers when putting systems together. Andy Colthorpe speaks to Powin Energy and Sungrow about the engineering challenges involved in building lithium-ion battery storage.
EDF is set to optimise 49.9MW of battery storage owned by UK developer Pivot Power in a bid to enable "greater flexible electricity capacity for the grid".
Developer Agilitas Energy, which won a competitive solicitation to implement a non-wires solution to help an overworked substation for utility Con Edison (Coned) in New York said it has picked a site for its energy storage project.
While utility Hawaiian Electric (HECO) stands poised to announce the finalists of its recent massive procurement of solar-plus-storage and standalone energy storage projects, developers with winning bids seem determined to steal the utility’s thunder.
Energy storage developer GlidePath has announced that it is readying for construction on 80MW / 320MWh of standalone battery storage projects in New York State.
Power equipment manufacturer Wärtsilä has launched hybrid and standalone energy storage systems, targeting areas where it sees “high market potential”, including remote microgrids and solar PV integration.