Two battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in the county of Yorkshire, northern England, have been acquired by Catalyst Capital, a European real estate investor, and Israel-headquartered renewable energy independent power producer (IPP) Econergy Renewable Energy.
With over 25 years’ experience as a firefighter and now part of a group that specialises in battery storage safety, Paul Rogers at Energy Safety Response Group knows all about fire safety from both sides of the fence.
The start of work on a hybrid renewable energy project combining large-scale wind power, solar PV and energy storage, marks “an important moment in South Australia’s clean energy transition,” the state’s energy minister has said.
California’s inclusion of US$380 million financial support for long-duration energy storage projects could “activate” up to 20 projects in the US state, which has a “tremendous need” for energy storage.
Gresham House, a stock exchange-listed investor in battery storage in the UK and Ireland, has said the majority of its development pipeline projects could have at least two hour durations of storage when built.