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Iberdrola will install storage batteries at the Andévalo photovoltaic plant

Iberdrola will install a new Battery Energy Storage System (SAEB) with a power of 25 MW and a capacity of 50 MWh in the Andévalo photovoltaic plant, the first built with the UNEF Certificate of Excellence. It is an innovative solution for the storage and integration of renewable energies in the system. The initiative will … Continue reading Iberdrola will install storage batteries at the Andévalo photovoltaic plant

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World’s most advanced battery energy storage system comes online, speeding Hawaii’s transition to 100% renewable energy

Plus Power™ announced it has begun operating its Kapolei Energy Storage facility on Oahu, Hawaii, the most advanced grid-scale battery energy storage system in the world, helping transition the state’s electric power from coal and oil to solar photovoltaic and wind power.  “This is a landmark milestone in the transition to clean energy,” said Brandon Keefe, Plus Power’s Executive … Continue reading World’s most advanced battery energy storage system comes online, speeding Hawaii’s transition to 100% renewable energy

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Ingeteam reinforces its commitment to environmental transparency with the calculation of the carbon footprint for its photovoltaic and battery inverters.

Ingeteam’s commitment to environmental transparency in the development of its products is reinforced by quantifying their environmental impact. Along these lines, Ingeteam and Grunver Sustainability have worked on the process of compiling life cycle data for the C Series central inverter for large photovoltaic and battery plants, and also for its hybrid inverter aimed at … Continue reading Ingeteam reinforces its commitment to environmental transparency with the calculation of the carbon footprint for its photovoltaic and battery inverters.

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Reuse or recycle batteries?

More and more batteries will be needed in the future. This also means that more batteries will have to be recycled or reused. But which method is the most effective and sustainable? Well, as we discovered, it depends on which cutting-edge researcher you ask. By Mattias Dahlström In the future, a more sustainable and fossil-free … Continue reading Reuse or recycle batteries?

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Iberdrola invests in Kyoto to accelerate the decarbonization of the industry

Iberdrola joins the Kyoto Group as a strategic investor and business partner in an alliance to accelerate the decarbonisation of heat in industrial processes with Heatcube, Kyoto’s thermal energy storage solution. The energy company will invest €3 million through its start-up programme, PERSEO, which will allow it to control 12.8% of the capital and have … Continue reading Iberdrola invests in Kyoto to accelerate the decarbonization of the industry

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Avangrid strengthens support for energy innovation by extending collaboration with Yale

AVANGRID will support research projects focused on solar energy, battery storage, EVs, or other topics related to the clean energy transition. AVANGRID (NYSE: AGR), a leading sustainable energy company and part of the Iberdrola Group, today announced a meaningful contribution to Yale University to support innovative research projects focused on advancing the clean energy transition. … Continue reading Avangrid strengthens support for energy innovation by extending collaboration with Yale

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Ingeteam develops a central inverter for 1500 V DC batteries

Ingeteam has developed a new central inverter for large-scale battery systems. This new product, commercially known as IS STORAGE 3Power HV, is specifically intended for energy storage plants developed with batteries up to a maximum voltage of 1500 V DC. The first units will start to be delivered in July for a project in Italy. … Continue reading Ingeteam develops a central inverter for 1500 V DC batteries

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Batteries and green hydrogen: the necessary complements to photovoltaic energy

The time for batteries has come. Their role in managing renewable energies to avoid curtailments and price cannibalisation is already beginning to look necessary. The situation is becoming urgent and both support and regulation must be accelerated to make possible large-scale deployment of batteries and green hydrogen. Energy storage systems have been making headlines in … Continue reading Batteries and green hydrogen: the necessary complements to photovoltaic energy

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Don’t fight carbon with carbon in the energy transition

Batteries have a key role in the sustainable energy transition. But for batteries to be truly sustainable, there are several important aspects to consider, explains Wilhelm Löwenhielm, Head of Battery Energy Storage Systems at Swedish battery developer and manufacturer Northvolt. NewsTechnology and development29 March 20234 min Northvolt: “Don’t fight carbon with carbon in the energy … Continue reading Don’t fight carbon with carbon in the energy transition

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China’s electric vehicle and climate ambitions jeopardized by surging critical material prices

The adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) on a large scale is crucial for meeting the desired climate commitments, where affordability plays a vital role. However, the expected surge in prices of lithium, cobalt, nickel, and manganese, four critical materials in EV batteries, could hinder EV uptake. To explore these impacts in the context of China, … Continue reading China’s electric vehicle and climate ambitions jeopardized by surging critical material prices

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Enel Green Power Chile began construction of a wind power project that includes a battery system for energy storage

The La Cabaña wind farm, with an installed capacity of 105.6 MW and an investment of approximately US$190 million, will be in the Araucanía Region, Angol municipality. Enel Green Power Chile, an Enel Chile subsidiary, began constructing its new La Cabaña wind farm, which also incorporates an innovative energy storage system using lithium batteries (34.3 … Continue reading Enel Green Power Chile began construction of a wind power project that includes a battery system for energy storage

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The development of storage systems

Enel Green Power has long been committed to creating solutions that reduce the discontinuity of renewable sources: good examples include the Azure Sky Wind + BESS facility in Texas and “second life” batteries in Melilla. At this point, it’s a fact: the increase in the incidence of renewables in electricity systems makes the role of … Continue reading The development of storage systems

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Half of the energy storage capacity that Enel Green Power is building is located in Italy

Half of the energy storage capacity that Enel Green Power is building is located in Italy, and it’s about to reach 2 GW. Our goal is to reach 9 GW worldwide by 2030. Batteries – and storage systems in general – are an essential tool for ensuring the continuity, reliability, and efficiency of the power … Continue reading Half of the energy storage capacity that Enel Green Power is building is located in Italy

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Pumps and batteries: two solutions to ensure continuity for renewables

The European Commission set a series of ambitious targets for 2030 for its member states, and Italy is also called upon to make a push towards the energy transition in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. None of this can happen without developing several key technologies – especially battery energy storage systems (or … Continue reading Pumps and batteries: two solutions to ensure continuity for renewables

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Envision signs a Strategic Partnership agreement with Spain to build the first Net Zero Industrial Park in Europe

MOU ceremony in Navalmoral de la Mata (Cáceres, Spain) witnessed by Spanish Prime MinisterThe industrial park (cluster) contemplates the construction of a gigafactory of batteries for electric vehicles; a development and innovation center for the digitalization of renewable energy systems, a green hydrogen generation plant and the manufacture of electrolyzers, and a wind power generation … Continue reading Envision signs a Strategic Partnership agreement with Spain to build the first Net Zero Industrial Park in Europe

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How a few geothermal plants could solve America’s lithium supply crunch and boost the EV battery industry

Geothermal energy has long been the forgotten member of the clean energy family, overshadowed by relatively cheap solar and wind power, despite its proven potential. But that may soon change – for an unexpected reason. Geothermal technologies are on the verge of unlocking vast quantities of lithium from naturally occurring hot brines beneath places like … Continue reading How a few geothermal plants could solve America’s lithium supply crunch and boost the EV battery industry

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Vattenfall opens Energypark Haringvliet – a combination of wind, solar and batteries

Energypark Haringvliet in Netherlands is inaugurated today. It is Vattenfall’s first power plant that combines wind, solar and batteries. By combining these technologies, it will be able to produce energy at a lower cost, make a more efficient use of available grid capacity, with less impact on the environment. Therefore, Haringvliet will serve as a … Continue reading Vattenfall opens Energypark Haringvliet – a combination of wind, solar and batteries

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Combining wind power, solar, batteries and in future even electrolysers

Combining wind power, solar energy, batteries and in future even electrolysers, allows hybrid parks to be more cost effective by sharing infrastructure such as roads, grid connections or substations and even support the grid stability. Hybrid parks can be custom-designed or retro fitted to existing assets to combine multiple technologies, such as wind turbines, solar … Continue reading Combining wind power, solar, batteries and in future even electrolysers

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Iberdrola to operate a giant storage system with network batteries in Australia

Infigen has reached an agreement with local distributor TransGrid to operate Wallgrove’s battery powered energy storage system in New South Wales, called the “Wallgrove Network Battery”. The battery will have a power of 50 MW, capable of producing 75 MW, and Infigen will manage it for a period of 10 years, after its commissioning. Wallgrove … Continue reading Iberdrola to operate a giant storage system with network batteries in Australia

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