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Ion Energy announces acquisition of BMS firm Freemens Energy Storage Journal

Ion Energy announces acquisition of BMS firm Freemens

  Indian headquartered energy storage Ion Energy announced on February 4 it had bought French lithium ion battery management system firm Freemens in a cash and equity deal. Freemens’ engineering…

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Work starts on Caribbean’s most significant ESS project to date Energy Storage Journal

Work starts on Caribbean’s most significant ESS project to date

  A ground-breaking ceremony was held on March 3 as construction began on utility Jamaica Public Service Company’s 24.5MW hybrid project using high and low speed flywheels and containerized lithium…

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CEO appointment as firm moves toward vertically integrated VRFB goal Energy Storage Journal

CEO appointment as firm moves toward vertically integrated VRFB goal

  Vanadium firm Stina Resources announced on March 5 it had made Brian Ricker president and CEO of its subsidiary Jet Power and Controls to oversee the company’s goal of…

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UK project to develop real world capability of V2G technology Energy Storage Journal

UK project to develop real world capability of V2G technology

  WMG’s facilities engineering hall A consortium of industry and academic partners will develop vehicle-2-grid technologies in a three-year project to advance the electric vehicle-charging infrastructure on UK roads, the…

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First for Cyprus as it commissions PV and ESS project Energy Storage Journal

First for Cyprus as it commissions PV and ESS project

  Christos Konomis, managing director of Aerotricity German storage firm Autarsys has delivered and commissioned Cyprus’s first community 75kWh energy storage system, the company announced on February 27, as the…

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Enel JV to enter German ESS market with 22MW project Energy Storage Journal

Enel JV to enter German ESS market with 22MW project

  Enel announced on February 20 it would build and manage a 22MW lithium-ion battery storage plant in Germany in a joint venture with the country’s wind energy company Enertrag…

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Samsung SDI to supply batteries for 100MWh solar plus ESS project Energy Storage Journal

Samsung SDI to supply batteries for 100MWh solar plus ESS project

  Hawaii’s renewable energy initiative continued on February 22 with a ground-breaking ceremony for the 28MW PV and 100MWh storage Lāwa’i Solar and Energy Storage Project on Kauaʻi’s south shore.…

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166MW ESS plan after gas leak disaster led to power supply concerns Energy Storage Journal

166MW ESS plan after gas leak disaster led to power supply concerns

  Californian utility San Diego Gas & Electric announced plans on February 28 to add 166MW of storage in San Diego County to ensure the region’s power supply is secure in…

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Firms scramble to secure cobalt supplies amid global price spike Energy Storage Journal

Firms scramble to secure cobalt supplies amid global price spike

  The scramble for a guaranteed supply of cobalt continued this past week. News reports suggested that Apple and Samsung were looking at different ways of long-term sourcing. According to…

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More hybrid ESSs deployment set to follow 1MW Massachusetts system Energy Storage Journal

More hybrid ESSs deployment set to follow 1MW Massachusetts system

  John Jung, CEO at Greensmith Energy Greensmith Energy, a part of the Wärtsilä technology group, will deliver a 1MW/2MWh lithium ion energy storage system after being selected by US solar…

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