Virginia lawmakers passed a bill to support the US Commonwealth’s electric grid going 100% “clean” by 2050, which includes an energy storage deployment target of 3.1GW by 2035.
Honeywell is rolling out fire detection and safety technologies for lithium-ion batteries via its Building Technologies business unit, combining it with alternative energy innovation group Nexceris’ gas detection systems.
Multinational chemicals company BASF has furthered its interest in the energy storage industry, partnering on the development of ‘metal-free’ flow battery electrolytes with German startup JenaBatteries.
Manz AG, manufacturing equipment supplier, has signed off on a €20 million (US$21.83 million) deal with “high performance” battery maker AKASOL for planned ‘gigafactories’ in Germany and in the US.
The projects developed through the state's solar-plus-storage incentive programme are set to produce 11.2MWdc of energy, backed by 10.2MWh of storage.
Action must be taken to build up domestic battery manufacturing capacity in the U.S. to meet demand for industrial-scale energy storage systems, argues Lindsay Gorrill, CEO of KORE Power.
Investors are queuing "all the way down the street" but many require the first projects to be built before committing, Gridserve's chief investment officer Mark Henderson has said.
Ares Infrastructure and Power has signed off on a partnership with Dimension Renewable Energy that will see both parties build and develop a portfolio of utility-scale battery energy storage projects in the state of New York.
Energy storage developer GlidePath has announced that it is readying for construction on 80MW / 320MWh of standalone battery storage projects in New York State.
An energy storage system made up of ‘second life’ batteries previously used in Renault’s electric vehicle (EV) has been deployed for Umicore, a multinational materials technology company headquartered in Belgium.
A new lithium battery recycling facility, established by operator Li-Cycle on a commercial basis at the well-known Eastman Business Park in New York State, answers both a growing need and an opportunity in an “unprecedented phase” of deployment, the company has said.
News in brief from around the world in energy storage.
Germany-headquartered renewable energy generation company Innogy will construct its first battery storage facility in Ireland.
Tesla has anticipated a solid 2020 on the renewable deployment front after its figures for 2019 proved stellar for storage installs but far less so for PV additions.
Wärtsilä Corporation has announced 126MWh of energy storage across two project deals in the past week in two far-apart regions of the world.
There could be 10 guiding principles for integrating energy storage as a vital “pillar” of the energy transition.