Statera Energy of the UK has secured up to £300 million of debt financing from Lloyd’s Bank for a 300 MW/600 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS).
Trina Storage has announced that it has delivered a fully integrated 50 MWh energy storage system for a hybrid fishery-solar storage project in Tianmen, Hubei province, China.
Researchers at MIT and Harvard University have developed an efficient process to convert carbon dioxide into formate, a stable material that can be used as a fuel for generating electricity in fuel cells.
Siemens Energy has announced it will deliver the first-ever hybrid grid stabilisation and large-scale battery storage plant at Shannonbridge in Ireland.
Neoen, the French renewable energy provider, has started construction on one of Australia’s largest batteries at Collie, a town south of Perth in Western Australia.
The West Australia government will spend nearly $3 billion on a renewable battery storage system and wind generation as part of a major overhaul of its energy network as it prepares for the retirement of its coal-fired power plants.
Wait times for grid connections in the UK have reached up to 13 years. As we head into spring, delays in getting grid connections must be resolved to avoid repeating a winter at risk of blackouts and high energy bills into the future.
Czech energy group EPH has won provisional 15-year new build contracts for a combined 1700 MW power and a 299 MW battery storage project at the site of the former Eggborough coal-fired power station in the UK.
Utilities and planners in the US are beginning to take notice of the importance of new long-duration energy storage technologies. The UK and Europe could do worse than look towards California for inspiration to build a resilient clean energy system that delivers affordable, reliable clean energy.
By Alan Greenshields, Director of Europe ESS Inc.
Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturer, and Stora Enso, the Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer, have signed an agreement to jointly develop wood-based batteries.