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Getting back to the stone age
In a world first on 13 June, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy began operation of its electric thermal energy storage system (ETES).
Whitelee wind farm to get 50 MW battery boost
The Scottish government has granted consent for the UK’s largest onshore wind farm to be equipped with battery storage capacity.
BELCO 10 MW ESS is unveiled
Saft has delivered and installed a turnkey energy storage system for Bermuda Electric Light Co.
Saft doubles duration and capacity with its new Li-ion battery
Saft has extended its ESS range with the Intensium Max 20 High Energy (HE) that offers 2.5 MWh storage capacity in a standard 20-foot container.
Pangea Energy signs up CellCube for 50 MW flow battery
Energy storage technology company CellCube has signed a letter of intent with Pangea Energy to build a 50 MW/200 MWh energy storage system in Port Augusta, South Australia.
Global battery energy storage market to grow by 7% to 2023
The global battery energy storage market is forecast to grow to $13.13 billion by 2023.
APS investigates battery fire
Arizona Public Service has launched an investigation to determine the cause of a fire, at its McMicken battery energy storage site, that injured four firefighters.
Saft and Tianneng join forces
Saft has signed an agreement with Tianneng Energy Technology (TET), a subsidiary of the Chinese Tianneng Group, to create a joint venture to expand their lithium-ion production capacity.
US Congress considers energy storage tax credits
Lawmakers in the USA will consider plans to include energy storage technologies in the country’s investment tax credit (ITC) scheme after new legislation was introduced.
EKZ brings battery on-line
The country’s largest battery-based energy storage system has been installed in Switzerland.
Highview Power and TSK in joint venture
Highview Power and TSK, have entered into an agreement to co-develop gigawatt-hour scale, long-duration energy storage systems.
Consortium promises leap in storage technology
A global battery consortium charged with advancing lead battery technology has re-launched as it prepares to unveil a raft of new research designed to take the technology to the next level.
Shell acquires Sonnen
Shell has sealed a deal to acquire Sonnen, a Germany-based manufacturer of home energy storage systems.
APS plans 850 MW battery programme
Arizona Public Service says it will be able to maximise its use of solar energy through a new programme for the roll-out of large-scale battery-based energy storage plants.
China switches on 650 MW multi-tech power site
China has commissioned its largest battery energy storage system (BESS) to date as part of a multi-technology power plant site incorporating wind energy, PV and CSP.
UK launches storage competition
The UK government is hoping to drive the development of long-duration storage technologies through a new £20 million competition.
UK seeks views on energy storage
The UK government is considering plans that will make it easier for developers to gain planning permission for utility-scale energy storage projects.
Cleve Hill seeks 350 MW consent
Developers of a 350 MW solar and energy storage project in the UK have submitted their development consent application.
Mitsubishi wins order for energy storage system in Japan
Mitsubishi Electric has won an order to supply the energy management system for what is expected to be the largest battery energy storage system in the world.