With the catastrophic impacts of climate change seen around the world, there is little time left to act but energy storage has a huge opportunity to be part of the solution, the audience at World Energy Storage Day online conference heard today.
The US is likely to install record setting amounts of battery storage this year, demonstrating the acceptance the technology has found in the power sector and as an integral part of the clean energy transition.
Success for project proposals combining solar PV with battery storage in Germany’s latest multiple technology tenders for renewable energy are proof of the importance of energy storage, the managing director of German energy storage association BVES has said.
Preliminary assessment has begun into a battery module overheating incident which occurred over the weekend at the world’s biggest battery energy storage system (BESS) project, Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility.
A five-year long project to trial the use of energy storage at community-scale in a Western Australian suburb achieved an 85% reduction in consumption of energy from the grid at peak times for participating households.