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Highview Power and TSK in JV to develop cryogenic energy storage 720 720 Energy Storage Journal

Highview Power and TSK in JV to develop cryogenic energy storage

March 21, 2019: Highview Power, a long-duration energy storage provider and TSK, a global engineering, procurement and construction company, announced on March 19 that the two had formed a joint…

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Kadri takes over Solvay group chair 219 275 Energy Storage Journal

Kadri takes over Solvay group chair

March 21, 2019: Ilham Kadri took over as chair of the executive committee, member of the board of directors and CEO of the Solvay Group on March 1 after a…

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Magnis adds Australian domestic power expert to board 200 200 Energy Storage Journal

Magnis adds Australian domestic power expert to board

March 21, 2019: Graphite mining firm Magnis Energy Technologies announced on March 5 that Leslie Hosking was to join its board as non-executive director. Hawkins has previously worked as non-executive…

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NextEra Energy promotes Ketchum as president 93 133 Energy Storage Journal

NextEra Energy promotes Ketchum as president

March 21, 2019: NextEra Energy Resources, the renewable power generation subsidiary of NextEra Energy, announced on January 25 it had promoted John Ketchum (pictured) to president and chief executive officer.…

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AEG Power Solutions appoints Audrain as CEO 890 500 Energy Storage Journal

AEG Power Solutions appoints Audrain as CEO

March 21, 2019: Uninterruptible power supply systems firm AEG Power Solutions announced on February 27 it had appointed Franck Audrain as its chief executive officer. Audrain has taken over from…

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New US board for Shell subsidiary Sonnen 351 414 Energy Storage Journal

New US board for Shell subsidiary Sonnen

March 21, 2019: German storage firm Sonnen — the company bought by Shell in mid-February — announced the appointment of a new US board of directors on February 28. The…

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CellCube appoints van Alphen to board 1024 1024 Energy Storage Journal

CellCube appoints van Alphen to board

March 21, 2019: Canada-based Cellcube Energy Storage Systems announced on March 4 it had appointed Henk van Alphen to its board of directors. Alphen replaces Philip Hughes, the former independent…

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Babinec joins Argonne as program head for grid storage 360 360 Energy Storage Journal

Babinec joins Argonne as program head for grid storage

March 21, 2019: Susan Babinec was appointed the new program head for grid storage at the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, according to an Argonne announcement on February…

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CATL to deliver 2GWH of cells for BESS projects 596 333 Energy Storage Journal

CATL to deliver 2GWH of cells for BESS projects

March 21, 2019: Chinese cell maker Contemporary Amperex Technology has signed a deal to supply 1.85GWh of lithium-iron-phosphate cells to Powin Energy Corporation, the US firm announced on March 13.…

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Australia ESS deployment projects pipeline grows by 2GW in two months 783 612 Energy Storage Journal

Australia ESS deployment projects pipeline grows by 2GW in two months

March 21, 2019: Australia’s energy storage pipeline grew 2.4GW in the first two months of the year — around 40% of the 5.6GW total capacity deployed in Australia in 2018…

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