Industry

Ultracaps firm moves production to Germany to meet 4m cell goal 1008 610 Energy Storage Journal

Ultracaps firm moves production to Germany to meet 4m cell goal

Ultracapacitor maker Skeleton Technologies has shifted manufacturing from Tallinn, Estonia to the plant it set up in Dresden, Germany last year, the firm announced on July 19. “The rest of…

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Texas institute expands ESS and battery test capabilities 360 195 Energy Storage Journal

Texas institute expands ESS and battery test capabilities

Independent, non-profit organization Southwest Research Institute announced on July 17 it had opened its Energy Storage Technology Center in a bid to bring its energy storage systems research, development and evaluation…

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Partnership installs Belgium’s biggest duel purpose battery ESS 1024 592 Energy Storage Journal

Partnership installs Belgium’s biggest duel purpose battery ESS

Belgium’s first 2MW/2MWh commercial sited battery has been delivered by virtual power plant operator Next Kraftwerke, sustainable energy company Eneco Belgium and battery supplier Alfen, the companies announced on July…

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ESS partnership to use second-life batteries as EV adoption set to rise to 29GWh 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

ESS partnership to use second-life batteries as EV adoption set to rise to 29GWh

Finland technology group Wärtsilä and South Korea vehicle OEM Hyundai Motor Group have signed a technology and commercial partnership to target utility-scale and commercial energy storage applications using second-life EV…

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Asia Pacific leads global microgrid deployment with remote projects on the rise 224 224 Energy Storage Journal

Asia Pacific leads global microgrid deployment with remote projects on the rise

Asia Pacific continues to lead the world in microgrid deployment with more than 10GW of capacity, announced Navigant Research on July 16 following the publication of the latest edition of…

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Industry interview: German start up explores lead and lithium hybrid minigrids 600 601 Energy Storage Journal

Industry interview: German start up explores lead and lithium hybrid minigrids

German start-up BOS — Balance of Storage Systems — says it intends to double the number of its hybrid lead and lithium battery units this year to reach a total…

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Lead acid strengthens its energy storage voice at the EU level 228 300 Energy Storage Journal

Lead acid strengthens its energy storage voice at the EU level

The European Association for the Storage of Energy, a membership organization that aims to promote energy storage across all applications, welcomed lead group the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium on…

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Industry insight: the role of batteries and VPP in changing power markets 900 899 Energy Storage Journal

Industry insight: the role of batteries and VPP in changing power markets

Camron Barati 
senior analyst for solar and energy storage at IHS Markit Technology spoke to ESJ about the role of battery storage and virtual power plants in the energy storage industry. To…

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AI driven renewable energy system to reduce fossil fuel consumption in UK 900 675 Energy Storage Journal

AI driven renewable energy system to reduce fossil fuel consumption in UK

A scheme launched in the Isles of Scilly will use 43.8kWh of residential batteries, 450kW solar panels, smart heating and electric vehicles to support the UK islands’ energy system and…

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Plans for 2GW ESS network to meet grid and electric vehicle demands 935 653 Energy Storage Journal

Plans for 2GW ESS network to meet grid and electric vehicle demands

Grid-scale energy storage company Pivot Power has revealed ambitious plans to build 2GW of lithium ion capacity in the UK to meet grid and electric vehicle demands, the company announced…

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