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January 4, 2022
Used lithium-ion batteries taken from carmaker Audi’s electric vehicles (EVs) have been repurposed into a ‘second-life’ stationary energy storage system by energy company RWE at a project in Herdecke, Germany. 
November 17, 2021
Energy storage technology company Tesvolt has concluded a funding round, raising around €40 million (US$45.25 million) in equity capital.
October 8, 2021
China has once again been ranked top for involvement in the global lithium-ion battery supply chain by BloombergNEF, but for the first time the US has come in second amid a policy rush to support the domestic industry. 
October 4, 2021
News in brief from around the world in energy storage.
September 13, 2021
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.
July 26, 2021
Updated 27 July 2021: An RWE spokesperson told Energy-Storage.news that the combined capacity of the BESS installations will be 128MWh across the two sites. It was also confirmed that the project will be commercially-oriented, rather than a demonstration of the technology or potential business models.
July 20, 2021
Siemens has signed a letter of intent for the construction of a turnkey 100MW / 200MWh large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) in Wunsiedel, northern Bavaria, Germany.
June 21, 2021
A cross-border platform is being created in Europe for the provision of secondary reserve to maintain the grid’s operating frequency, which will be open to energy storage in the coming years. Tanguy Poirot, analyst, and Corentin Baschet, head of market analysis at energy storage specialist consultancy Clean Horizon take a deep dive.
June 17, 2021
Two Chinese energy storage companies have been awarded top-class certifications for safety and technical requirements from TÜV Rheinland, with award ceremonies held earlier this month.
May 27, 2021
TWAICE, a German battery analytics software company founded in 2018 which already counts Audi and Daimler as well as European energy utility companies amongst its customers, has raised US$26 million in a Series B funding round.

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