Progress has been made on 1.8GWh of battery energy storage projects in the service areas of California investor-owned utilities (IOUs) San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).
Asia-Pacific will overtake North America as the biggest utility-scale energy storage (UES) market by annual installed gigawatts (GW) by 2024-2025, according to a new report by Guidehouse Insights, one to two years later than in the firm’s previous forecasts.
An eight-hour duration lithium-ion battery project was recently selected as a long-duration energy storage resource by a group of energy suppliers in California. Girish Balachandran, CEO of Silicon Valley Clean Energy, tells us about the deal and what it signifies.
Plans to procure energy from nine large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in California have been announced by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), one of the state’s three main investor-owned utilities.
With over 25 years’ experience as a firefighter and now part of a group that specialises in battery storage safety, Paul Rogers at Energy Safety Response Group knows all about fire safety from both sides of the fence.
The first lithium-ion battery cells have been produced at Northvolt’s new gigafactory in Sweden and a UK sodium-ion battery startup has been acquired by the solar subsidiary of India’s Reliance Industries.