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100MW installed is just the beginning for UK’s large-scale battery storage sector

1 Nov 2017, 12:17 • By Lauren Cook
100MW installed is just the beginning for UK’s large-scale battery storage sector

The UK’s large-scale battery storage installations have reached 100MW of capacity, made up of around 50 individual sites larger than 250kW. Lauren Cook of Solar Media's Market Research team discusses how this point has been arrived at and what we might expect to see coming next.

Switzerland gets 7.5MWh PCR energy storage solution from NEC ES

Switzerland gets 7.5MWh PCR energy storage solution from NEC ES

7 Sep 2017, 12:22

Swiss utility and power distribution company EKZ (Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich) is building a grid-balancing and renewables integrating 18MW / 7.5MWh energy storage system and has appointed NEC Energy Solutions to execute the project.

Leclanché sees 65% revenue increase in H1 2016

Leclanché sees 65% revenue increase in H1 2016

7 Sep 2016, 16:14

Lithium-ion energy storage manufacturer Leclanché saw revenue of around CHF28 million (US$28.89 million) through H1 2016, up 65% year-on-year, according to the firm’s interim results for the half year ending 30 June 2016.

Greensmith to provide software management for Arizona storage system

Greensmith to provide software management for Arizona storage system

24 Aug 2016, 15:16

Energy storage software and integration specialist Greensmith Energy will partner power firm E.ON Climate and Renewables and the utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP) to provide software control for a utility-scale energy storage system next to a solar array in Arizona.

Guest blog
Optimising battery storage to extract maximum value

Optimising battery storage to extract maximum value

15 Jan 2016, 12:20
• By Matthew Hunt

Placing a battery onto the grid is an economic investment. Matthew Hunt from the UK’s Chargesync discusses strategies for extracting the maximum value from devices and systems through optimising performance.

Guest blog
Times of change in the Indian battery energy storage market

Times of change in the Indian battery energy storage market

15 Jan 2015, 17:23
• By Harsh Thacker

Will the Indian battery market scenario witness a major change? As the power supply in the country continues to be unreliable, the role of batteries has to change from being an emergency back-up solution to a long time power/energy storage solution.