By Darren Farrar, energy segment manager at Schneider Electric
Partly thanks to the declining price of Lithium Ion (Li-Ion), battery storage technology stands on the precipice of strong growth.
Siemens and the AES Corporation have announced an agreement to form a new global energy storage technology and services company under the name Fluence.
■ EU power plants face emissions crackdown ■ Wind capacity to hit 800 GW by 2021 ■ Car firm gears up for storage ■ Coal, nuclear cuts loom under new Korean president ■ National Grid pauses Moorside work ■ ETC report points to clean energy opportunities ■ Wärtsilä aims for storage success
By Jeremy Horng, Managing Director of Taiwan Trade Centre, London, United Kingdom.
Although Brexit makes the future of energy cooperation between the UK and the EU unclear, Taiwan will keep abreast of the UK energy industry trends, and provide timely green energy solutions and services to UK businesses. Accordingly, in May Taiwan will be sending their first delegation to the UK to promote its green energy expertise and to foster cooperation both in the business and academic fields.