Vehicle-to-grid solutions provider Nuvve, along with a host of other groups, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the US Department of Energy to accelerate the commercialisation of V2G and other vehicle-grid integration technologies.
The German battery storage market continues to be dominated by the residential segment which accounted for 93% of the 1,350MWh of capacity installed last year, according to research by a group of Aachen-based institutions.
Hitachi Energy has launched a improved and new versions of its PowerStore battery energy storage system (BESS) products, alongside other new and updated products and services in its Grid Edge Solutions portfolio.
New HOrizons Ahead (NHOA), the e-mobility and energy storage company formerly known as Engie EPS, has set itself targets to install 1.7GWh of energy storage by 2025 as part of a new strategic ‘Masterplan’.
Domestic vehicle-to-grid (V2G) can deliver ancillary services to the UK’s electricity network and earn revenues, but what is thought to be the world’s biggest trial of the technology has found that the costs of associated hardware are still too high for many consumers.
In the first part of this interview with Swell Energy CEO Suleman Khan we heard about how Swell Energy has been working to ‘productise’ the virtual power plant proposition: making it attractive to utilities and to their end-customers and then wrapping that into a long-term agreement. This time out, we speak to Suleman about some of the finer details of the VPP proposition and where he thinks the market is heading.
Having previously said that the coronavirus pandemic had badly impacted its financial performance during 2020, a rebound is expected this year and next, ENGIE EPS, the energy storage and e-mobility subsidiary of European utility ENGIE has said.