The Energy Storage Report 2024

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April 19, 2024
South Africa’s electricity minister has said the largest solar-plus-storage project in the Southern Hemisphere is evidence of efforts to mitigate the country’s difficult energy security situation.
April 3, 2024
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) of South Africa has opened the third bid window for its Battery Energy Storage IPP Procurement Programme (BESIPPPP), while also revealing the fifth and final winner from the first window.
January 5, 2024
A consortium including Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and utility EDF has won preferred bidder status for three battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in South Africa.
December 19, 2023
Saudi-based independent power producer (IPP) ACWA Power has signed a PPA with government bodies in South Africa for a solar-plus-storage project with a 1,200MWh BESS.
December 12, 2023
Norway-based independent power producer (IPP) Scatec has started operations on three solar-plus-storage projects in South Africa, totalling 1,140MWh of BESS capacity.
December 1, 2023
Norway-based IPP Scatec has won preferred bidder status for a 103MW/412MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) project in South Africa, part of a 513MW tender.
November 30, 2023
EDF Renewables has reached financial and commercial close on two virtually-coupled hybrid projects in South Africa, combining wind and solar with a combined 75MW of battery storage.
November 13, 2023
Eskom, the public utility company of South Africa, has inaugurated a 20MW/100MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) aimed at mitigating the challenging situation facing the country’s grid.
July 7, 2023
South Africa needs to prioritise grid-located battery storage if it is to overcome the ongoing ‘load-shedding’ power outage crisis plaguing the country.
June 5, 2023
South Africa hospital operator eyes non-lithium energy storage for PV optimisation, peak shaving & resiliency

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