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RWE invests more than €5 billion in green technologies

New wind farms, solar plants and battery systems with an installed capacity of 1.2 gigawatts commissioned in the first half of 2022 – about 20% more electricity generated from renewables. RWE is actively forging ahead with the implementation of its Growing Green strategy. In the first half of 2022, the Group invested about €2 billion in the expansion … Continue reading RWE invests more than €5 billion in green technologies

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As Texas energy demand increases, Enel Green Power installs more renewable & storage capacity

Enel Green Power has completed its first large-scale hybrid wind project globally, Azure Sky wind + storage, featuring 350 MW of wind capacity and 136.5 MW/204.6 MWh of storage capacity. In addition, the company will add 57 MW/85.7 MWh of new battery storage capacity at its largest operating projects in Texas, Roadrunner solar and High … Continue reading As Texas energy demand increases, Enel Green Power installs more renewable & storage capacity

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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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Iberdrola launches the world’s first commercial-scale battery system in Ireland

With a capacity of 50MW/25MWh megawatts, it is the first battery of its kind in operation in the country  The Iberdrola group will develop 1,100 MW of battery storage in the coming years  Iberdrola has started up its first commercial-scale battery system in Ireland. This 50-megawatt (MW) facility with 25MWh of power capacity, called Gorman, … Continue reading Iberdrola launches the world’s first commercial-scale battery system in Ireland

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ENEL X AND ARRIVAL PARTNER TO LAUNCH BUS TRIALS IN ITALY

Enel X, Enel’s subsidiary dedicated to innovative products and services, together with Arrival (NASDAQ: ARVL), pioneer of a unique new method of design and production of equitable electric vehicles (EVs) by local Microfactories, have entered into a partnership to test the zero-emission battery electric bus in Italy. The aim is to foster the growth of … Continue reading ENEL X AND ARRIVAL PARTNER TO LAUNCH BUS TRIALS IN ITALY

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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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Iberdrola takes a stake in Basquevolt, the solid-state battery company

The project’s founding consortium of investors, promoted by the Basque Government, includes Iberdrola, CIE Automotive, Enagás, EIT InnoEnergy and CIC energiGUNE, whose research work has facilitated the development of the initiative The project plans to start up a production line in 4 years, with an investment of 700 million euros and more than 800 direct … Continue reading Iberdrola takes a stake in Basquevolt, the solid-state battery company

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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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Statkraft and FREYR Battery Sign Agreement, Securing Long-Term Supply of Renewable Energy

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, has signed a binding Heads of Terms with FREYR Battery, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, The Heads of Terms is expected to be finalized as a long-term physical supply agreement, with the ambition to secure a long-term supply of renewable power under globally competitive … Continue reading Statkraft and FREYR Battery Sign Agreement, Securing Long-Term Supply of Renewable Energy

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Iberdrola will contribute to making Volkswagen’s electric vehicle value chain sustainable

Ignacio Galán: “The agreement we have signed with Volkswagen will mean some 500 million euros in investments in renewable facilities to supply them with green energy”. Iberdrola and Volkswagen have presented in Sagunt (Valencia) a strategic collaboration agreement that will contribute to making the entire electric vehicle value chain sustainable in the automaker’s future gigafactory. … Continue reading Iberdrola will contribute to making Volkswagen’s electric vehicle value chain sustainable

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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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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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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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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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Highly innovative recycling

March 18 is Global Recycling Day. Separating waste and developing the circular economy helps protect our planet’s future: here are some examples of EGP’s innovative role, especially in the fields of electric batteries and wind turbines. Recycling is a fundamental part of the circular economy and one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the … Continue reading Highly innovative recycling

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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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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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