Siemens’ international financing arm, US development bank NADBank and energy storage developer EnerSmart Storage have signed a US$78.2 million loan facility to finance a fully merchant battery storage project in California totalling 165MW.
The world’s largest combined lithium-vanadium battery energy storage system (BESS), the Energy Superhub Oxford (ESO), will soon start fully trading in the UK’s electricity market, showcasing the potential of hybrid assets.
Genex Power has received credit approvals on a AU$35 million (US$25.26 million) debt finance facility for its 50MW/100MWh Bouldercombe battery energy storage system (BESS) project in Queensland, Australia.
Hydrostor believes it can get three advanced-compressed air energy storage (A-CAES) projects totalling 1.1GW/8.7GWh built in California and Australia by 2026, but regulators elsewhere need to remove barriers for A-CAES and other long-duration storage technologies to thrive, the company’s CEO has said.
Utility-scale renewables developer Intersect Power has secured US$2.6 billion in financing for the construction and operations of a portfolio of solar and energy storage projects in California and Texas.