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Younicos wins Hywind battery contract
Statoil has placed an order with battery firm Younicos for the delivery of a 1 MW/1.3 MWh energy storage system for the 30 MW Hywind floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Storage technology set for major global expansion
An estimated $103 billion will be invested in the energy storage market globally over 15 years as countries attempt to boost grid flexibility in response to the rising share of...
Centrica reveals plans for storage in Ireland
Centrica is to build a 100 MW battery energy storage system in Ireland.
PV with storage 'cost competitive by 2020'
Falling costs and rising solar penetration could see the economics of PV plus storage projects in the USA overtake stand-alone PV in the coming years.
Hybrid hydro/energy storage project
Greensmith Energy and American Electric Power are to install a 4 MW energy storage system integrated with the Buck and Byllesby hydroelectric power plants.
Grand Coulee units set for upgrade
Wärtsilä and its subsidiary American Hydro are to upgrade two units at the John W. Keys III pumped storage hydropower plant in Washington, USA.
Engie plans £50 million investment in Ffestiniog
Engie has announced plans to refurbish the Ffestiniog pumped storage hydropower plant in Wales.
Deepwater Wind proposes offshore wind-storage combo
Deepwater Wind has unveiled plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind and energy storage site.
Siemens and AES JV to create new energy storage company
Siemens and AES Corp have signed an agreement to form a new global energy storage technology and services company under the name Fluence.
Tesla to build world’s largest Li-ion battery
Tesla has contracted to build the world’s biggest lithium ion battery. It will be installed at a wind farm in South Australia before the end of the year.
Lyon Group launches tender for battery services
Australian infrastructure firm Lyon Group has launched a tender for companies interested in purchasing services from a portfolio of planned large-scale solar and battery energy...
Tesla launches local storage solution
Tesla has launched a new idea, called ‘aggregation,’ which is aimed at bringing battery storage to local networks.
Vattenfall plans construction of “biggest battery to date”
Vattenfall has started detailed planning for the construction of a 22 MW energy storage system in the UK.
WPD seeks views on storage
UK network operator Western Power Distribution (WPD) has launched a consultation in response to an “unprecedented” interest in building energy storage assets on its network.
California adds more storage
San Diego Gas & Electric has placed orders for additional energy storage capacity just weeks after bringing on line the world’s largest battery energy storage system.
Larne CAES wins EU funding
A proposed large-scale energy storage project in Northern Ireland has been awarded EU funding of €90 million.
Tepco invests in Moixa Energy
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings is to make a £500 000 equity investment in Moixa Energy Holdings, the UK-based manufacturer of residential storage batteries.
E.ON boosts US energy storage business
E.ON has announced plans to build two utility-scale battery projects in the USA.
AES delivers Advancion BESS project
AES Energy Storage has commissioned the world’s largest lithium ion (Li-ion) battery energy storage installation, it has announced.
EnergyAustralia considers seawater storage solution
A major Australian energy retailer is investigating the feasibility of developing a seawater pumped storage hydropower plant to support the electricity market in South Australia.