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U.S. Grid-Scale Energy Storage Market Beats Q2 Record

The U.S. energy storage market set a new record in the second quarter of 2022, with grid-scale installations totaling 2,608 megawatt hours (MWh) – the highest installed capacity for any Q2 on record, according to a new report released today.  According to Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business (Nasdaq: VSK), and the American Clean Power Association’s … Continue reading U.S. Grid-Scale Energy Storage Market Beats Q2 Record

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Naturgy acquires its first hybrid PV solar and energy storage project in Australia

Naturgy marks an important milestone with this project, representing its first foray in Australia into photovoltaic technology, through a hybrid PV-Battery project, which is the first one of this kind for the company worldwide.The Cunderdin project will be the largest DC-coupled solar PV and battery project to be built in Australia.The company extends its asset … Continue reading Naturgy acquires its first hybrid PV solar and energy storage project in Australia

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Concentrated solar power – one of the main energy storage methods

The concentrated solar power station (CSP station) was first developed in 2012 and operates in parallel with photovoltaic power generation. Concentrated solar power is very important to make up for the intermittency of solar power generation. Concentrated solar power can assume multiple roles of “base load power supply + regulated power supply + synchronous power … Continue reading Concentrated solar power – one of the main energy storage methods

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U.S. Grid-scale Energy Storage Market Breaks Q1 Record

The U.S. energy storage market set a new record in the first quarter of 2022, with grid-scale installations totaling 2,399 megawatt hours (MWh), the highest capacity for Q1 on record. According to Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business (Nasdaq: VSK), and the American Clean Power Association’s (ACP) latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report released today, the … Continue reading U.S. Grid-scale Energy Storage Market Breaks Q1 Record

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GE to triple its solar and battery energy storage Power Electronics capacity in 2022

GE is tripling its solar and battery energy storage Power Electronics Systems manufacturing capacity by the end of 2022 to 9 GW per annum, linked to strong growth in backlog over the past few months and a robust demand outlook. The systems are manufactured at GE’s newly launched Renewable Hybrids factory. Earlier in 2022, GE … Continue reading GE to triple its solar and battery energy storage Power Electronics capacity in 2022

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ACP hosts Energy Storage Policy Forum ahead of first-ever Clean Power on Capitol Hill event

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) will host the Energy Storage Policy Forum on Wednesday June 22nd in Washington DC. Senior administration officials, congressional leaders, and other policymakers will join industry leaders for a deep dive on energy storage policy, from state regulations and legislation to federal infrastructure investment and electricity market rule changes impacting … Continue reading ACP hosts Energy Storage Policy Forum ahead of first-ever Clean Power on Capitol Hill event

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Calls for aids for energy storage

The aids will be needed for the complete development of the energy storage necessary to achieve the energy transition objectives. This news summarises the calls for aids for storage, both open and future, within the framework of PERTE ERHA. For the development of energy storage projects, as for renewable energy projects, having financing options with … Continue reading Calls for aids for energy storage

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Which financing opportunities does energy storage have?

A stable regulation is necessary for the development of energy storage technologies that are going to be key and essential for the energy transition towards 100% renewable electricity generation. Members of MITECO will analyse the financing opportunities for these facilities in the next webinar organised by AleaSoft Energy Forecasting. Much was discussed and published about … Continue reading Which financing opportunities does energy storage have?

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Mobile battery solution supports drones in fossil-free thinning of forests

Vattenfall’s ‘Power-as-a-Service’ solutions for mobile energy storage continue to develop. Together with Uppsala-based company, AirForestry, a one-year pilot project is now underway in which drones are charged using a mobile energy storage system.’s ‘Power-as-a-Service’ solutions for mobile energy storage continue to develop. Together with Uppsala-based company, AirForestry, a one-year pilot project is now underway in … Continue reading Mobile battery solution supports drones in fossil-free thinning of forests

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U.S. Energy Storage Market sets Q4 Record for New Installations

The U.S. energy storage market set a new record in the fourth quarter of 2021, with new system installations totaling 4,727 megawatt hours (MWh). According to Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business (Nasdaq: VSK), and the American Clean Power Association’s (ACP) latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report, released today, Q4 2021 saw more capacity installed than in the first … Continue reading U.S. Energy Storage Market sets Q4 Record for New Installations

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The future of energy storage

As the use of renewables increases, there is an ever greater need for energy storage systems that can ensure durability and flexibility to the grid. That’s why EGP is trialing new solutions, working on innovation with an open approach. Energy storage systems are a key feature of the energy transition. “Our goal,” explains Giuseppe Cicerani, … Continue reading The future of energy storage

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Energy storage makes a resilient, clean American power system possible today–if Congress accelerates its deployment

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) will merge into ACP on January 1, 2022. This year has been a wakeup call that climate change will harm many of us alive today, not just future generations. Communities across the country experienced unprecedented extreme weather events – from record-breaking heat waves and wildfires in the West, to a … Continue reading Energy storage makes a resilient, clean American power system possible today–if Congress accelerates its deployment

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Rapid growth expected for grid-scale U.S. storage capacity

Energy storage has rapidly evolved from a niche application just a few years ago into an increasingly cost competitive and fast-growing technology that complements wind and solar. And two new national lab reports find storage growth is poised to explode. Grid-scale U.S. energy storage capacity could increase five-fold by 2050 according to the latest report … Continue reading Rapid growth expected for grid-scale U.S. storage capacity

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Goldwind’s first wind power plus energy storage hybrid project is put into operation

In December, 2020, Goldwind’s first wind power plus energy storage system hybrid project—The Lingbi Project in China Anhui province, was completed and put into operation. The approved wind power capacity of Lingbi Project is 50MW, and adopted 16 sets of Goldwind GW140-3.0MW and 1 set of GW121-2.0MW direct drive permanent magnet wind turbines. Goldwind’s subsidiary … Continue reading Goldwind’s first wind power plus energy storage hybrid project is put into operation

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EDP creates units to exploit green hydrogen and energy storage

The EDP Group has strengthened its commitment to decarbonization by launching two units that will exploit the potential of green hydrogen and energy storage systems. The H2 Business Unit (H2BU) will be the Group’s new arm for the development of green hydrogen projects, while the dedicated storage unit, built in EDPR NA, will aim to … Continue reading EDP creates units to exploit green hydrogen and energy storage

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Energy storage market is evolving, with shifts in battery chemistry and system design

DNV GL today released its third annual Battery Performance Scorecard, an independent ranking and evaluation of different types of commercial Li-ion batteries, based on testing performed in DNV GL’s battery performance and safety test laboratories. This year’s Scorecard is the largest to date and includes named manufacturers. The Scorecard also provides insights into the evolution … Continue reading Energy storage market is evolving, with shifts in battery chemistry and system design

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Concentrated solar power plants to produce electricity at night thanks to storage technology

Thermal energy storage (TES) systems can boost the conversion of solar thermal into electricity. They allow the efficient storage of heat during the day so that electricity production continues at night. Currently, the expansion of small and midsized concentrated solar power plants is limited because of the shortage of tailor-made TES systems. TES plays a … Continue reading Concentrated solar power plants to produce electricity at night thanks to storage technology

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EDF Renewables launches an innovative storage solution for businesses in Germany

EDF Renewables is offering an innovative storage solution for Commercial and Industrial (C&I) clients in Germany. It smooths electricity consumption on site, contributing to both reduce energy bills for customers and the load on the grid. This new offer is based on a smart management system of the customer’s electricity demand and the storage capacity … Continue reading EDF Renewables launches an innovative storage solution for businesses in Germany

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Declining renewable costs drive focus on energy storage

An oft-repeated refrain—the sun doesn’t always shine, and the wind doesn’t always blow—is sometimes seen as an impediment to renewable energy. But it’s also an impetus toward discovering the best ways to store that energy until it’s needed. Declining costs in available technologies have propelled interest in energy storage forward like never before. The price … Continue reading Declining renewable costs drive focus on energy storage

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GE Renewable Energy to deliver 100 MWh of Battery Energy Storage Systems To Convergent Energy + Power in California

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Convergent to supply battery energy storage systems to projects in California. With a total capacity of 100 MWh, this is the largest single order for battery energy storage systems for GE Renewable Energy in the US. This project will support local area reliability and provide fast response resources … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to deliver 100 MWh of Battery Energy Storage Systems To Convergent Energy + Power in California

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