The Energy Storage Report 2024

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October 1, 2021
A framework agreement for the deployment of 2GWh of iron electrolyte flow batteries has been signed between manufacturer ESS Inc and SB Energy, the clean energy arm of Japanese telecoms giant Softbank.
November 5, 2019
Nidec ASI has been announced as a supplier to energy storage start-up Energy Vault, providing motors and inverters to the company.
October 29, 2019
Softbank Group’s SB Energy subsidiary is among investors that contributed to a successful US$30 million Series C funding round for ESS Inc, a US-headquartered manufacturer of iron flow batteries that use a proprietary saltwater electrolyte.
June 27, 2018
Softbank Energy and Kyocera, two major names in Japan’s solar energy industry, are partnering with utilities, grid operators and other stakeholders to execute virtual power plant (VPP) projects backed by the government.
November 2, 2017
SB Energy, the renewables arm of Japanese firm Softbank, and Mitsubishi UFJ Leasing are to develop a 102.3MW solar PV project combined with 27MWh of battery stroage in Hokkaido, Japan.
June 15, 2017
Orders for distributed energy storage and the rise of an electric mobility market have kick-started a battery assembly push in India.

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