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Ammonia potential next disrupter in large-scale carbon free storage 276 156 Energy Storage Journal

Ammonia potential next disrupter in large-scale carbon free storage

  A proof of concept project by German technology conglomerate Siemens aims to show how ammonia can unlock the future of large-scale storage to deliver seasonal shifts of power on…

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Cathode breakthrough boosts Li ion battery performance 720 540 Energy Storage Journal

Cathode breakthrough boosts Li ion battery performance

  Brookhaven scientists are shown at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials. Pictured from left to right are: (top row) Jianming Bai, Seongmin Bak, and Sooyeon Hwang; (bottom row) Dong Su…

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Leclanché JV with lead acid maker to produce Li-ion packs in India 398 296 Energy Storage Journal

Leclanché JV with lead acid maker to produce Li-ion packs in India

  Energy storage firm Leclanché signed a joint venture with India’s largest lead battery maker, Exide Industries, on June 27 where the Swiss firm will begin production of lithium ion…

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Tesla denies reports it will supply 350MWh ESS to UK solar park 400 362 Energy Storage Journal

Tesla denies reports it will supply 350MWh ESS to UK solar park

  Tesla has quashed reports it will supply a 350MWh lithium ion energy storage system for the UK’s biggest proposed solar farm along the Kent coastline. A company spokesman told…

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Record breaking ESS powers football stadium using EV batteries 580 358 Energy Storage Journal

Record breaking ESS powers football stadium using EV batteries

  For many the world cup dream has long passed, but the lasting legacy of a 3MW energy storage system using second-life and new electric vehicle batteries at the Johan…

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Japan to scale up VPP project to test flexible response capabilities 275 183 Energy Storage Journal

Japan to scale up VPP project to test flexible response capabilities

  Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is expanding a virtual power plant project to include the country’s Tohoku and Hokkaido regions as it tests the technology’s ability to…

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US energy gets $100m boost through DOE research program 300 168 Energy Storage Journal

US energy gets $100m boost through DOE research program

  The US Department of Energy announced on June 29 it had allocated $100 million to 42 Energy Frontier Research Centers in a bid to accelerate scientific breakthroughs in the…

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Jobs round up 1024 973 Energy Storage Journal

Jobs round up

Highview hires Cavada as CEO Javier Cavada   UK liquid air energy storage firm Highview Power announced on July 2 it had hired Javier Cavada as its president and CEO.…

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Initial RfP issued for supply of 500MW of energy storage 516 322 Energy Storage Journal

Initial RfP issued for supply of 500MW of energy storage

  US power firm Arizona Public Service issued a request for proposals on June 29 as part of the company’s plan to add up to 500MW of energy storage at…

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US utility lays out plans for 570MW of storage, grid-scale services 466 329 Energy Storage Journal

US utility lays out plans for 570MW of storage, grid-scale services

  US utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company has requested approval of four lithium ion energy storage projects totalling around 567MW in a filing to the California Public Utilities Commission,…

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