Australian integrated energy company Origin Energy Limited has issued a call for suitably qualified firms to supply and install a four-hour duration battery energy storage system with up to 700MW rated output, at one of the company’s coal power plants.
Fluence’s proposal to use two large-scale battery storage systems to ease electricity transmission issues between the Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales has been published by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) this week.
PV and storage will take up a significant share of a major renewable complex in the works in Australia, according to new documents.
NextEra Resources will build a 100MW solar farm for Arkansas utility Entergy Arkansas, to include 30MW of battery energy storage, as Entergy seeks to build out solar capacity in the state.
Following a report on Friday that Hawaiian Electric has contracted PPAs with 75MW of solar projects including battery storage with developer Clearway, the utility has put before regulators proposals for five other grid-scale projects.
Three more vast projects pairing battery energy storage with utility-scale renewable energy installations are in the pipeline in New South Wales, Australia, through developer CWP Renewables.
South Somerset District Council in the south west of England will pay for, and build, its own 25MW battery energy storage facility.
A proposed network of high speed electric vehicle chargers and large-scale batteries connected directly to the UK's transmission network has been unveiled to offer a new business model to the country’s energy storage market.
ROUNDUP: Duke Energy’s pilot plan, 200MW NSW PV-plus-storage application, SunPower’s college project
News in brief from this week in energy storage around the world.