US utility Con Edison New York (CECONY) is seeking 'at least' 300MW / 1,200MWh of energy storage as its contribution to the state’s 3GW target by 2025.
Northvolt, the consortium looking to establish gigawatt-scale lithium battery manufacturing in Europe and Sila Nanotechnologies, a battery technology startup, were the recipients of the highest sums of venture capital (VC) funding in the first half of 2019 in the battery storage sector.
A pilot scheme in the Australian state of Victoria will give householders a rebate of “up to AU$4,838 for a solar battery system”, with a quarter of the first tranche of subsidies already accounted for since the scheme launched.
The UK will need 20 million ‘mini power stations’ to reach its net zero energy goals, with the need to create a policy framework for technologies like solar PV and energy storage an immediate priority, a group convened in Britain’s parliament this week heard.
California electricity company East Bay Community Energy has hired Sunrun to install solar and battery systems on 500 low-income housing units in the area before 2022.
SolarEdge’s StorEdge inverters have been deemed eligible for a programme rolled out by National Grid in the US states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island encouraging customers to help reduce peak demand on local networks.
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.
While software has been described by many as the single most important aspect of how an energy networks integrates, manages and then uses energy storage, two industry heavyweights have said that selling software licensing alone was not a viable business model for them.
Over half a million dollars of contracts to supply flexibility to a distribution network in Britain have been awarded through a commercial tender to resource operators including behind-the-meter energy storage systems.
Lithium-ion batteries are far more widely recycled than many people think, while China and South Korea are already leaders of the emerging circular economy of lithium, a report commissioned by the Swedish Energy Agency has found.
Despite policy uncertainty spanning years, and Brexit looming large, we still hear from the industry that the UK is a key market. Andy Colthorpe takes a closer look.
Cuomo said that the incentives for energy storage “will help Long Islanders grow their clean energy economy and create jobs while also improving the resiliency of their grid in the face of more frequent extreme weather events".
Originally hosted on the Energy-Storage.news YouTube channel and of course the site itself as a video feature, our recent Editors’ Chat at Intersolar Europe / ees Europe 2019 is now the first episode to run on Solar Media’s new podcast channel.
Utility Georgia Power wants to own and operate 80MW of battery energy storage systems in its service area.
The way the industry talks about batteries needs to change, SolarEdge founder Lior Handelsman has said, arguing that knowing the number of cycles of charge and discharge a battery can perform in its lifetime is essentially “meaningless”.
Yesterday (Monday 25 June) legislation was put forward containing the VAT (value-added tax) increase, which will see tax on home solar and battery storage systems ramped up from 5% to 20%.