Standalone energy storage can challenge new gas peaker plants as a "mainstream" option in the US right now, Fluence has said.
The installation will be used to provide "critical peaking capacity" and “increased” grid reliability. AES will provide a system with a four-hour duration based on Fluence’s Advancion platform. It will be leased under a 20-year contract with AES the owner and operator of the project.
The UK’s transmission system operator National Grid’s redesigned Capacity Market targets around 50GW of reserves up to 2023 and could be an early step towards longer duration energy storage batteries.
AES Distributed Energy (AES DE), a subsidiary of AES Corporation, and nonprofit transmission firm Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) have broken ground on a 28MW solar and 100MWh five-hour duration battery energy storage system in Kauai, Hawaii.
The start of construction on India’s largest energy storage project is not only of strategic importance to regulators, but could also drive another wave of utility-scale projects in India, the chief of the country’s storage Alliance has said.
The latest confirmed initiative supporting the restoration of power in Puerto Rico is the donation of 6MW of batteries from AES, which has suggested microgrids and large-scale solar could be the answer to long term stability issues.
AES claims that 20MW of energy storage it deployed in the Dominican Republic just a few weeks before Hurricane Irma, assisted the island nation in keeping power supplies running even as devastation struck.
Arizona Public Service (APS) announced Wednesday that rather than rebuild miles of electricity transmission lines, it will install two battery storage systems totalling 8MWh in rural Punkin Center, Arizona — making it one of the first electricity companies in the US to utilise batteries instead of traditional infrastructure.
AES Corporation has closed US$2 billion in finance for the 1.4GW Southland Repowering Project.
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.
The second and final instalment in Energy-Storage.News' blog on the Aliso Canyon energy storage procurement takes a look at some of the most impressive projects in the deployment, as well as what this all means for the future of the industry.
In the first of a two-part blog series on the energy storage response to the infamous Aliso Canyon gas leak in California, Energy-Storage.News sets the scene of how the California Energy Commission and chosen system suppliers got their heads around solving a mammoth power shortage with many, many batteries, in a race against time.
Solar Media’s Energy Storage Summit took place at the end of February and was attended by around 350 delegates and stakeholders, looking at energy storage markets in the UK and beyond. Collected here are seven interviews with leading figures at the event spanning utility-scale, commercial and residential energy storage.
Utility San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) and US-based storage provider AES Energy Storage, a subsidiary of AES Corporation, have completed what they claim to be the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility in Escondido, California.
To mark the launch of the new-look Energy-Storage.News site, our team profile six of the leading global system integrators working in energy storage today.
What is thought to be India’s first grid-scale energy storage array will be developed and delivered by a joint partnership between system provider AES and Mitsubishi Corporation, it was announced.
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.
Renewable Energy Systems ranks alongside US firm AES at the top of a new leader-board of energy storage systems integrators; its two new National Grid contracts will see it top the table, it says.
Brian Perusse, vice president of AES Energy Storage and Jim Avery, chief development officer of SDG&E discuss the largest battery-based storage system in the US, set to stand at 30MW in California.
AES Energy Storage, a subsidiary of AES Corporation, has signed contracts with utility San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) to install two energy storage arrays with a combined capacity of 37.5MW.
Power firm AES India recently agreed to build the first large-scale battery-based energy storage project in India, working with consumer electronics and energy storage firm Panasonic India. Manish Kumar, managing director, energy storage, AES Corporation spoke to Energy-Storage.News to explain the potential of the Indian market and how the project will progress.
US-based Storage provider AES Energy Storage has made significant expansions away from established markets into relatively untapped regions across the globe.
Energy storage provider AES Energy Storage has signed a multi-year agreement for Korean battery supplier LG Chem to provide 1GWh of lithium-ion battery capacity for AES’s energy storage systems, which a US analyst has said could take around seven to eight years to install and be worth an estimated US$300 million.
AES Energy Storage has revealed details of its current project pipeline including its first deployments in Europe and expansions in Chile and California.