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Ballard announces order from CrossWind to supply fuel cell for offshore wind

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced an order for a fuel cell system to CrossWind, a joint-venture between Shell and Eneco. The Ballard fuel cell system will be integrated in the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project. The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project, located off the coast of the Netherlands, will … Continue reading Ballard announces order from CrossWind to supply fuel cell for offshore wind

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RWE completes megabattery in Lingen and Werne

Installation of Germany’s first megabattery is complete. In just 14 months, RWE succeeded in building a battery system with a total capacity of 117 megawatts (128 megawatt hours / MWh). Starting within seconds, the new system is capable of delivering the specified power for around an hour. A total of 420 blocks of lithium-ion batteries … Continue reading RWE completes megabattery in Lingen and Werne

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GE commissions first two 300 MW pumped storage units at Jinzhai hydro power plant, China

GE was selected to deliver four 300 MW pumped storage units for the project. The first two units passed the trial period and are now connected to the grid. The project annual generating capacity represents about 1.4 times the annual household electricity consumption in Jinzhai. GE Hydro Solutions was selected by Anhui Jinzhai Pumped Storage … Continue reading GE commissions first two 300 MW pumped storage units at Jinzhai hydro power plant, China

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RWE builds photovoltaic plants with battery storage in Germany

Can solar energy be used even when the sun does not shine? Yes, thanks to photovoltaic systems with attached battery storage facilities. RWE is currently constructing two plants of this type in Germany. At Garzweiler Mine near the city of Bedburg in North Rhine-Westphalia, a total of over 58,340 modules will collect sunlight to produce … Continue reading RWE builds photovoltaic plants with battery storage in Germany

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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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RWE gives green light for 220-megawatt battery storage system in North Rhine-Westphalia

RWE continues to expand its battery storage technology business. The company has finalised its investment decision for a 220 megawatt (MW) battery storage project in Germany. A total of 690 lithium-ion batteries blocks are to be installed at the sites of RWE’s power plants in Neurath and Hamm in North Rhine-Westphalia. The total investment amounts … Continue reading RWE gives green light for 220-megawatt battery storage system in North Rhine-Westphalia

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Equinor confirms the construction of its first commercial battery storage asset

Equinor approves final investment decision on the Blandford Road battery storage project in the south of the UK. This will be the first commercial battery storage asset for Equinor, and the first project realized from the strategic partnership between Equinor and Noriker Power. “Equinor aims to create a profitable renewables business by integrating battery storage … Continue reading Equinor confirms the construction of its first commercial battery storage asset

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Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opens Naturgy’s first battery storage centre worldwide in Australia

Reyes Maroto: “This facility is a demonstration of the potential that Spanish companies have around the globe and their capacity to develop projects that lead the way in sectors like energy and renewables”. Located near Canberra, the 10 MW facility has a storage capacity of 20 MWh, which will enable flexible integration of renewable energies … Continue reading Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opens Naturgy’s first battery storage centre worldwide in Australia

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Facility for hydrogen storage up and running

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall’s HYBRIT pilot facility for the storage of fossil-free hydrogen gas is now in operation in Luleå. The rock cavern storage facility is the first of its kind in the world for storing fossil-free hydrogen gas. The two-year test period will now start and continue until 2024, which means that HYBRIT has … Continue reading Facility for hydrogen storage up and running

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Pattern Energy Closes Financing of Japan’s Largest Offshore Wind Power and Storage Project

Full construction begins on Ishikari Offshore Wind with first installation of an 8 MW offshore wind turbine in Japan.Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and its affiliate in Japan, Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI), announced it has completed financing and begun full construction of its 112 megawatt (MW) Ishikari Offshore Wind project, located approximately three … Continue reading Pattern Energy Closes Financing of Japan’s Largest Offshore Wind Power and Storage Project

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RWE’s largest battery storage project goes live in Monaghan, Ireland

RWE’s second and largest-to-date battery storage project has entered full operations in County Monaghan, Ireland. The 60-megawatt (MW) facility, located at Lisdrumdoagh, (3km East of Monaghan town) is capable of providing the rapid delivery of electricity into the power grid to help balance intermittency in electricity generation. It also provides a short term back-up to … Continue reading RWE’s largest battery storage project goes live in Monaghan, Ireland

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Why battery storage is the key to making the USA’s energy sector carbon-free by 2035

For both the United States and the rest of the world, reaching renewable energy targets depends on hybrid power plants featuring battery storage. And Enel Green Power is leading the way in this field, particularly in the Lone Star State of Texas. Last year the Biden administration announced plans for the energy sector in the … Continue reading Why battery storage is the key to making the USA’s energy sector carbon-free by 2035

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HYBRIT: A unique hydrogen storage facility in Luleå is taking shape

Construction of the rock cavern storage facility for fossil-free hydrogen in Luleå has reached the halfway point. Right now the steel lining is being installed inside Svartöberget. The storage facility, which will be an important part of the value chain for fossil-free iron and steel production, is planned to be in operation by the summer. … Continue reading HYBRIT: A unique hydrogen storage facility in Luleå is taking shape

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Iberdrola connects first generation unit at Tâmega giga battery, one of Europe’s largest pumped storage plants

The company contributes to economic development in Portugal with over €1.5 billion investment while supporting jobs in over 100 companies, 75 of them Portuguese Over the past few days, in collaboration with the Portuguese administration, Iberdrola has synchronised the first 220-MW turbine at the Gouvães hydroelectric power plant, delivering clean power to the grid for … Continue reading Iberdrola connects first generation unit at Tâmega giga battery, one of Europe’s largest pumped storage plants

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Iberdrola already has alliances with 150 companies to carry out transformative projects in renewables, storage and hydrogen

Iberdrola, together with more than 150 small and medium-sized companies, has a portfolio of 90 innovative renewable, storage and green hydrogen projects along the lines set out in the Strategic Project for Economic Recovery and Transformation (PERTE) for Renewable Energies, Renewable Hydrogen and Storage (ERHA) presented today by the Government. The projects could involve an … Continue reading Iberdrola already has alliances with 150 companies to carry out transformative projects in renewables, storage and hydrogen

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Iberdrola will reach 900 MW in battery storage, with the UK and Australia its mains markets

Located at the Abadiño TS, where it evacuates the Oiz wind farm, it has a guaranteed storage capacity of 3.5 MWh and will be installed by Ingeteam. It joins the project of the first wind storage system with batteries in the country, in the Elgea-Urkilla wind farm (32 MW) in Araba. Iberdrola is moving forward … Continue reading Iberdrola will reach 900 MW in battery storage, with the UK and Australia its mains markets

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Equinor invests in battery storage company

Equinor has signed an agreement with Noriker Power Limited, a leading battery storage developer in the United Kingdom focusing on the engineering and project development of utility scale storage and stability services. The agreement includes the acquisition of a 45% stake in Noriker, with an option to acquire the full company at a later stage. … Continue reading Equinor invests in battery storage company

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RWE to deploy SMA technology in the construction of one of Germany’s largest and most innovative battery storage facilities

In Germany in Lingen (Lower Saxony) and Werne (North Rhine-Westphalia) RWE is building a battery storage system with a total output of 117 megawatts. The system is scheduled to start operations at the end of 2022. The storage project will provide a range of important system services needed for maintaining grid stability to support fluctuations … Continue reading RWE to deploy SMA technology in the construction of one of Germany’s largest and most innovative battery storage facilities

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SENER launches Solgest-1, the first hybrid concentrated solar power with storage and photovoltaic plant in Spain

SENER Renewable Investments, the SENER Group subsidiary that promotes and develops highly technological renewable energy projects, has launched the first hybrid solar project in Spain that merges CSP technology with molten salt storage and photovoltaic technology. In this design, the SENER group is combining two widely known technologies for its engineering branch. In the case … Continue reading SENER launches Solgest-1, the first hybrid concentrated solar power with storage and photovoltaic plant in Spain

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Golmud 3.82GW PV+Concentrated Solar Power+ESS Multi-energy Complementary Project Commenced

The Golmud Wutumeiren Multi-energy Complementary Project, which is developed and will be  implemented and constructed by China Green Development Group Qinghai New Energy Company (CGDG Qinghai New Energy), was commenced today. The project is located in Wutumeiren PV&CSP Park, Golmud City, Qinghai Province, with total investment of 19.575 billion CNY (3 billion USD). The planned … Continue reading Golmud 3.82GW PV+Concentrated Solar Power+ESS Multi-energy Complementary Project Commenced

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