Energy storage can change electricity’s status as the ultimate ‘just-in-time’ product, where supply and use have to be matched in real-time, but this won’t be possible without increasingly sophisticated software solutions.
Two 100MW battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in Texas have been brought online by independent power producer (IPP) Broad Reach Power, for participation in the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market.
A battery energy storage system (BESS) will be retrofitted to a utility-scale solar PV power plant in Vietnam, in a pilot project aimed at supporting the spread of renewable energy in the country while reducing power losses.
Approval has been granted for a 150MWh battery storage retrofit at a Queensland solar farm under development by Elliott Green Power Australia (EGP), a solar investment fund group currently seeking to sell off its assets and exit the industry.
India’s government is set to launch 1,000MWh tenders for energy storage across each of four Regional Load Dispatch Centres (RLDCs), the country’s Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy said at an event last week.
Global renewable energy development company Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) is building its first project to include solar PV and a battery energy storage system (BESS) at the same site, in Queensland, Australia.