coal plant retirement

March 23, 2022
A newly-announced battery gigafactory in the US from startup SPARKZ will make batteries suitable for grid storage and will be built in the heart of Appalachian coal county in West Virginia. 
March 21, 2022
Australia’s biggest utility company looks set to be in ownership of the country’s biggest battery storage facility.
March 17, 2022
Australian pension fund Hostplus will invest in a JV to build a 1.5GW renewable energy park.
March 9, 2022
Origin Energy has outlined how a virtual power plant (VPP) and large-scale battery storage will allow it to replace coal.
February 18, 2022
Australian energy retailer Origin Energy intends to build a 700MW battery storage system on the site of a coal power plant for which it has brought forward a planned retirement date by seven years. 
February 10, 2022
Multi-day battery storage tech startup Form Energy is working with Georgia Power on a potential 15MW/1,500MWh project in the US utility company’s service area. 
February 1, 2022
Georgia Power has filed its 2022 integrated resource plan (IRP), highlighting the decreasing economic viability of it coal and seeking to add resources including renewables, gas and battery storage.   
January 25, 2022
Two clean energy projects aimed at replacing a retiring Nevada coal power plant look set to go ahead, with their sale to utility NV Energy been given final approval from regulators.
November 30, 2021
Wells Fargo has closed its first tax equity investment into a solar project paired with battery storage, a large-scale plant being built in New Mexico, US.
November 11, 2021
US$219 million of financing has been secured by developer Plus Power for the 185MW / 565MWh Kapolei Energy Storage (KES) project in O’ahu, Hawaii. 

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