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News and Policies, World

2GW pumped hydro energy storage project in Queensland, Australia, progresses

July 10, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

Queensland Hydro has launched a public consultation phase for its 2GW Borumba Pumped Hydro Project in Australia. The pumped hydro energy storage system (PHES) will be located at Lake Borumba, near Imbil, west of the Sunshine Coast, and is targeting […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US sees 84% year-on-year rise in Q1 energy storage deployments, three states dominant

June 20, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

The US energy storage industry saw its highest-ever first-quarter deployment figures in 2024, with 1,265MW/3,152MWh of additions across all market segments. According to the Q2 2024 edition of the US Energy Storage Monitor report by research group Wood Mackenzie, published […]


News and Policies, World

Austria making €18 million available for medium-scale energy storage projects

June 14, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

Some €17.9 million (US$19 million) in grants will be made available for ‘medium size’ distributed-scale energy storage projects in Austria. The country’s Climate and Energy Fund has launched a new call for proposals for ‘Medium-sized electricity storage systems’ of between […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

NV Energy Adding 1 GW Each of Solar, Energy Storage in Nevada

June 13, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Nevada-based utility NV Energy said it plans to add more than 1 GW of capacity from both solar power and battery energy storage to its generation portfolio by the end of 2027. The company, which includes Las Vegas in its […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US DOE seeks feedback on energy storage safety training, manufacturing challenges

May 13, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued Requests for Information (RFIs) on safety training for energy storage systems, and how to tackle manufacturing design challenges. With energy storage technologies, particularly lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery energy storage systems (BESS) already moving […]


News and Policies, World

Phase-Change Energy Storage On A Barge, On The Thames, In London

March 25, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

Energy storage is the key to feeding more wind and solar power into the grid, but the question is how to get all that stored-up renewable energy to someone who can use it. The same goes for recovering waste heat […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Bill Gates-Backed Group Supporting New Energy Storage Technology

December 12, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

A Massachusetts-based group developing an energy storage system to support renewable energy resources is moving forward with plans for a prototype facility outside Boston. Fourth Power on Dec. 12 said it received $19 million in funding to help scale its […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Advanced Energy Storage: Linchpin for a Renewable Energy Future

December 8, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

In an era defined by environmental consciousness and a pressing need to reduce our carbon emissions, renewable energy has emerged as the shining beacon of hope for a sustainable future. As we stand at the crossroads of rapid climate change […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New Solar Power & Energy Storage System Uses Former Electric Vehicle Batteries

November 14, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

One of the common myths about electric vehicle batteries is that they are hard to recycle when they are no longer being used or can’t be used in a vehicle. This notion is not true, and to the contrary, some […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The POWER Interview: Transformative Technology Aims to Advance Decarbonization

October 19, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

Decarbonization of the U.S. power sector is bringing new technologies to the forefront, including an array of new battery types for energy storage, electric vehicles (EVs), and more. Lyten, a San Jose, California-based advanced materials manufacturer known for its Lyten […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Deloitte Report Details Importance of Energy Storage to U.S. Power Grid

September 26, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

Energy industry analysts have said energy storage will be needed to support the integration of renewable energy into the U.S. power grid, and to provide grid flexibility and reliability. Energy storage, including the use of battery energy storage systems (BESS), […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Energy Storage Project Announced to Serve California Grid

September 7, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

An energy storage project in Southern California will provide resource adequacy (RA) and ancillary services to the state’s power grid, adding more reliability and resiliency for electricity in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) market. LS Energy Solutions (LS-ES), which […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Energy Storage Projects Commissioned to Serve New York City

July 25, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

A Virginia-headquartered group said it has brought online the first two of the company’s four planned energy storage systems (ESS) designed to support and stabilize the New York City power grid. Summit Ridge Energy on July 25 said the projects, […]


News and Policies, State

New South Wales hosts tender for 550MW long-duration energy storage, 950MW of generation

May 19, 2023

Via: Energy Storage News

A tender will open in a few days under the long-term roadmap for the electricity system of New South Wales (NSW), through which 550MW of long-duration energy storage (LDES) could be procured. The process will open 22 May 2023, through […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

US grid operators ‘cannot afford a long-duration energy storage dot-com bubble’

April 4, 2023

Via: Energy Storage News

Long-duration energy storage (LDES) may be in something of a ‘dot-com’ moment, but grid operators cannot afford the ‘hiccup’ of any bubble bursting, a senior ISO manager said at the Energy Storage Summit USA. That was the message from Mike […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

UK Infrastructure Bank, Centrica to invest up to £265 million in energy storage

April 4, 2023

Via: Energy Storage News

The UK Infrastructure Bank plans to invest up to £265 million (US$331.45 million) in energy storage development in the UK, in partnership with British Gas owner Centrica Plc. In a statement, Centrica said: “The Bank will invest £75 million on […]


News and Policies, World

Canada’s budget includes energy storage tax credit in wave of cleantech investment

March 30, 2023

Via: Energy Storage News

Canada will introduce tax credit incentives and invest in developing and manufacturing solar PV, energy storage and other renewable energy technologies in an Inflation Reduction Act-style scheme. The Government of Canada has released its 2023 budget, which positions growing the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Ameresco to get 2.1GWh BESS project for Southern California Edison to ‘substantial completion by summer’

March 1, 2023

Via: Energy Storage News

Renewable energy and energy efficiency company Ameresco has nearly completed its three-site, 2.1GWh battery energy storage system (BESS) project for utility Southern California Edison (SCE). In announcing its most recent quarterly financial results, the company offered an update to what […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

First Solar bags 2.6-GW DC module deal from Shell’s Savion

March 1, 2023

Via: Renewables Now

US utility-scale solar and energy storage developer Savion LLC has placed an order with thin-film solar manufacturer First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR) for 2.6 GW DC of its Series 7 modules. The photovoltaic (PV) equipment is planned to be delivered between […]


News and Policies, State

1 GWh battery energy storage project advances in Ontario

February 13, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Northland Power said it signed a 20-year fixed-price energy storage facility agreement with the Independent Electricity System Operator in Ontario, Canada, for the Oneida Energy Storage Project. Days earlier, Toronto-based Northland agreed to acquire a majority interest in the 250 […]