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BYD readies residential storage launch in the US

BYD readies residential storage launch in the US

15 Sep 2017, 12:00

China-based technology giant BYD has installed the first of its residential high-voltage B-Box energy storage systems in Germany and is aiming to launch the system into the US later this year.

Varta enters ‘next market to open up’ - the UK’s residential energy storage space

Varta enters ‘next market to open up’ - the UK’s residential energy storage space

12 Sep 2017, 16:48

Varta Storage, the energy storage division of consumer, automotive and industrial battery manufacturer Varta, is poised to enter the UK and Ireland residential battery markets through a new exclusive deal with Waxman Energy, as ‎global storage head Gordon Clements told our sister site Solar Power Portal the UK is “the next market that will start to open up” for the technology.

Gridtential closes US$11 million in financing

Gridtential closes US$11 million in financing

12 Sep 2017, 00:30

California-based energy storage technology developer Gridtential announced that it has closed US$11 million in financing led by 1955 Capital, with assistance from East Penn Manufacturing, Crown Battery Manufacturing, Leoch International and Power-Sonic Inc., as well as an existing investor in The Roda Group.