Policy

January 21, 2022
The EU’s European Investment Bank has pledged support for a long-duration thermal energy storage project and a gravity-based energy storage demonstration project.
January 19, 2022
A programme incentivising the deployment of customer-sited energy storage systems (ESS) has been launched by the two main investor-owned utilities serving the US state of Connecticut.
January 19, 2022
Maoneng has been granted development approval for its proposed 240MWp/480MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in Victoria, Australia, which in megawatt-hour terms will be the country’s biggest project of its type so far. 
January 17, 2022
An Indian government scheme to support domestic battery manufacturing received bids totalling 130GWh of proposals, more than double the anticipated 50GWh of capacity the incentives will support. 
January 17, 2022
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. 
January 13, 2022
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. 
January 11, 2022
US$380 million in support for long-duration energy storage projects in California has been included in the state’s budget for 2022-2023. 
January 10, 2022
Battery storage is begin assessed as a means to maximise the value of solar PV in Vietnam, with asset management group Dragon Capital having hired consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) to conduct feasibility studies. 
January 7, 2022
Chile has published details of its latest power auction set to take place later this year that will contract 5,250GWh per annum for 15 years.
January 6, 2022
Governor Kathy Hochul of New York has been applauded for recognising the importance of energy storage as a key technology for achieving climate, clean energy and economic growth goals.

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