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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.
Converting sunlight into fuel
A technology being developed in South Australia holds out the prospect of storing solar energy in the form of liquid or gas fuel.
EDF chooses supplier for 49 MW UK storage project
EDF Energy Renewables has selected Nidec ASI to provide a 49 MW energy storage system that will provide balancing services to the UK grid.
Greensmith delivers on AltaGas BESS
Construction and commissioning of a 20 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) in California, USA, has been successfully completed by Greensmith Energy.
Commercial thermal storage for wind energy under development
Aong with several partners Siemens is researching an energy storage solution in the German city of Hamburg that it says will set a future standard in efficiency.
FERC proposes new rule to increase participation of storage
The USA’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed a new rule that, if adopted, would encourage greater participation by electric storage resources.