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The world’s first formic acid-based fuel cell
Scientists at EPFL and GRT Group have built the world’s first integrated power supply unit that can produce electricity from formic acid.
Swindon gets battery green light
A local council in England is set to build one of the country’s largest battery energy storage facilities after receiving consent for the project.
GE announces ‘Reservoir’ energy storage platform
GE has launched its ‘GE Reservoir’, an energy storage platform that offers a suite of customised storage solutions to help users ‘address new challenges and seek new opportunities in...
US energy storage market set to triple in 2018
Supportive policies and falling costs will help the deployment of energy storage systems in the USA to almost triple in 2018, according to new market research.
Highview Power and SNC-Lavalin to collaborate on storage
Energy storage firm Highview Power has announced plans to collaborate with SNC-Lavalin to deploy energy storage solutions for utility-scale applications in North America.
APS plans solar-battery peaking plant
Arizona Public Service (APS) and First Solar are to install Arizona’s first solar-battery hybrid power plant as part of plans to boost peaking capacity in the US state.
Orsted plans Taiwan ESS
Orsted has announced plans to establish a MW-scale pilot energy storage system (ESS) in Taiwan.
Possibly the largest virtual power plant in the world
The South Australian government plans to roll out solar panels and Tesla batteries to at least 50 000 homes to form what it believes will be the world’s largest virtual power plant.
GE and Arenko to build huge UK storage facility
GE and Arenko Group have announce a strategic alliance to build grid scale energy storage systems in the UK
E.ON commissions 20 MW of storage in USA
E.ON has put the Texas Waves energy storage project in the USA into operation, it has announced.
Total Eren plans giant battery for Australia
Renewable energy group Total Eren has been given approval for the installation of a 100 MW energy storage facility at the site of a planned solar farm in Australia.
Statoil seals pact with Masdar
Statoil and Masdar have signed a collaborative agreement to analyse data from the Batwind energy storage project in Scotland.
Fluence to supply 10 MW battery in Delhi
AES India and Mitsubishi Corporation have started construction of a 10 MW energy storage solution in Delhi, India.
Masdar, Cleanergy partner in thermal storage
The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) and Sweden’s Cleanergy have assigned an agreement to carry out joint research into thermal energy storage solutions.
Siemens and AES launch Fluence storage venture
Siemens and AES have officially launched a new joint venture, Fluence Energy, aimed at capturing opportunities in the global energy storage sector.
BESS secures Santander finance
Battery Energy Storage Solutions Ltd (BESS) has secured £28.5 million in funding from Santander to help it in its strategy to become one of the largest owners and operators of...
Tesla completes 129 MWh grid connected battery
Tesla has completed the construction of what is believed to be the world’s largest lithium ion battery, the government of South Australia has announced.
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.