In mid-July, the 100MW / 100MWh Minety battery energy storage system (BESS) was completed in Wiltshire, southern England. Something of a landmark project for the UK and Europe’s battery storage industries, here’s what’s happened so far, as reported by our sister sites Current± and Solar Power Portal.
Powin Energy yesterday officially launched its first high voltage battery storage product, with the Oregon-headquartered battery energy storage solutions provider claiming that 500MWh of customer orders have already been contracted for it.
Sungrow has supplied a 1500Vdc, DC-coupled PV-plus-storage system to support SolarSmart, a programme run for customers unable to put solar on their own homes by Florida municipal utility Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA).
Inverter manufacturer Sungrow, which is rapidly becoming also known for its energy storage systems (ESS), will be supplier for Stem Inc.’s forthcoming large-scale solar-plus-storage projects in Massachusetts.
PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow and energy storage system integrator / software specialist Greensmith are working on the first community solar-plus-storage project to be delivered in the US state of Massachusetts.
Energy storage investors in Britain will need to have their projects in the ground by June next year at the latest if they are to take advantage of the lucrative new ancillary services market set to be implemented by National Grid, according to Sungrow’s European managing director.