Commissioned at the start of this year, the Alamitos Battery Energy Storage System in California is a landmark project for the industry in having competed against natural gas to provide peaking capacity for the grid. Andy Colthorpe finds out the project's backstory.
Google will procure energy from a US$600 million portfolio of renewables and energy storage assets specially-designed to enable the search engine company’s data centres in Virginia to run on 90% carbon-free electricity.
Statkraft is laying claim to the first utility-scale battery in the Republic of Ireland with the completion of an 11MW project.
The combined company will work across 40 states and with more than 75 utility providers, offering a one-stop software platform for utilities’ customer-facing software needs.
Siemens will swap out an old gas turbine and add a battery storage system to boost the reliability of the BASF plant.
India’s first grid-scale storage project launches: 10MW li-ion system will ‘pave way’ for the future
Described as a project of ‘strategic importance’ for India's entire energy sector, the country's first grid-scale lithium-ion battery energy storage system officially went into service this week.
A natural gas power plant that floats on water will be built in the Dominican Republic and equipped with a battery energy storage system supplied by Fluence.
Fluence, a new energy storage company, has been launched jointly by global engineering giant Siemens and energy storage system integrator and developer AES.
The latest step in Hawaii’s clean energy evolution will be the deployment of a 20MW, five-hour duration battery energy storage system paired with 28MW of solar in Kaua’i, to match peak demand with generation.
Jordan’s state power company, NEPCO (National Electric Company), looks likely to deploy 20MW of battery-based energy storage, which according to storage provider AES Corporation will be aimed at easing the integration of wind and solar into the country’s energy networks.
Some news in brief from around the world of energy storage this week: Manz underlines positive assessment of energy storage sector with US$55 million deals, Sonnenbatterie backs US push with investment from INVEN Capital, local sources report AES wants to build 250MW of projects in Philippines.