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August 1, 2022
South Africa’s primary electricity supplier Eskom has announced details of forthcoming major battery storage deployments.
July 20, 2022
Renewable energy power producers Scatec has started building three co-located solar projects with 1.1 GW hours of energy storage in South Africa, after achieving financial close.
July 11, 2022
South African energy company Kibo Energy will procure two vanadium redox flow battery system pilot projects from CellCube, the first step in a larger rollout.
June 24, 2022
Ambri has received an order in South Africa for a 300MW energy storage system based on its proprietary liquid metal battery technology.
June 6, 2022
Renewable energy power producer Scatec has signed power purchase agreements (PPA) for three co-located solar and storage projects with 1.1GWh of energy storage in South Africa.
May 17, 2022
Cellcube has signed a five-year agreement with an energy asset developer to deploy 1GW-plus of its vanadium redox flow batteries (VFRBs) in Southern Africa, but CEO Alexander Schoenfeldt tells Energy-Storage.news the company’s supply chain has a long way to go before getting to that kind of number.
April 1, 2022
Update 5 April 2022: A Hyosung Heavy Industries representative told Energy-Storage.news the BESS will be 48MW rated output with 192MWh capacity.
March 15, 2022
South African grid operator Eskom is close to finalising the launch of 832MWh of battery energy storage development, but eyes are on an even larger upcoming REIPPP-model procurement.
November 8, 2021
A US$57.67 million loan towards the development cost of large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) projects will be made to South Africa’s public electricity utility Eskom by the African Development Bank. 
October 7, 2021
Total demand for energy storage between this year and 2030 could be close to 1TWh worldwide, according to analysis from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. 

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