PacifiCorp has formalised a long-anticipated shift from coal to solar, wind and battery storage, setting ambitious targets underpinned by a belief in clean energy’s sound economics.
The recent flurry of energy storage project announcements from Massachusetts have been driven in part by a “common sense” approach to tackling the dirtiest impacts of fossil fuel generation, Energy-Storage.news has heard from industry figures.
A battery storage project using second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries is set to be built in Germany, with an aim of developing an installed capacity of 20MW.
The pilot project, which comprises two 1MW components, has been billed by its backers as the country's first grid-scale distributed battery system.
Latest attempt to draft FiT rates comes under fire for absence of energy storage in its remit.
Energy-Storage.news spoke with Samir Succar, a director and DER analyst at consultancy group ICF, shortly after he spoke on a panel at Solar Power International / Energy Storage International in Utah.
News in brief from around the world in energy storage.
A legislative package for energy storage research and development has been welcomed by the US Energy Storage Association after receiving approval from the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
GE Renewable Energy, an arm of the US engineering giant, will supply 100MWh of battery energy storage systems (BESS) to three projects being developed by Convergent Energy + Power in California.
Energy-Storage.news editor Andy Colthorpe reports back from Solar Power International 2019 in Salt Lake City on trends including bifacial PV modules, corporate PPAs, utilities and energy storage as a grid infrastructure asset and lots more.
CATL sold 21.31GWh of lithium batteries in 2018, primarily to the EV market in China, but after exhibiting at two major trade shows in the west, claims its 12,000 cycle lithium iron phosphate batteries are ready to take on the stationary energy storage system (ESS) market, too.
Vanadium flow machine specialist redT has trimmed its losses in the first half of 2019, and said it expects further developments related to its planned merger with Avalon in the near future.
Battery manufacturer Saft has provided E.On with two nickel battery systems at one of its distribution substations in Hungary.
Energy Storage Special Report 2019, from the editorial teams behind Energy-Storage.news and PV Tech, brings you no less than seven feature articles and technical papers looking at everything from the policy and regulatory initiatives that still need to happen, to bankability and profitability of ESS, system technologies and architecture, all the way to recycling and end-of-life care for batteries.
DC-coupling of combined solar and energy storage plants could be a more effective way to save energy that would otherwise be clipped and 'lost', benefitting the grid and helping efforts to reduce the amount of carbon pumped into the air, the COO of Fluence has said.
InnoEnergy has launched a platform designed to “bridge the gap” between financial institutions and battery businesses.