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Commission ratifies US utility’s plans for 88MW of projects 746 498 Energy Storage Journal

Commission ratifies US utility’s plans for 88MW of projects

  US utility San Diego Gas & Electric announced on June 4 it has five lithium ion energy storage projects totalling more than 80MW and one demand response program equalling 4.5MW…

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Next phase of PNNL’s VRFB electrolyte trials after initial success 1000 670 Energy Storage Journal

Next phase of PNNL’s VRFB electrolyte trials after initial success

  The second phase of a vanadium redox flow battery trial is to begin following the satisfactory results of phase one tests of a vanadium electrolyte developed by Pacific Northwest…

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US inverter firm signs technology licensing agreement with India 1024 692 Energy Storage Journal

US inverter firm signs technology licensing agreement with India

  Dynapower S1000 investor US power electronics firm Dynapower announced on May 17 it had moved into the Indian energy storage market with a technology transfer and licensing agreement with…

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Nevada utility announces state’s biggest deployment of ESSs to date 750 500 Energy Storage Journal

Nevada utility announces state’s biggest deployment of ESSs to date

Nevada utility NV Energy, owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, filed a resource plan with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada on June 1 to buy 1,000MW of solar energy…

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Jobs round: the movers and shakers in the energy storage industry 735 528 Energy Storage Journal

Jobs round: the movers and shakers in the energy storage industry

  It’s been a busy month in terms of employee movement in the energy storage industry, with a number of people being hired or promoted as firms look to capitalize…

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UK partnership paves way for 120MW energy storage portfolio 1024 736 Energy Storage Journal

UK partnership paves way for 120MW energy storage portfolio

  UK Power Reserve, gas-fired energy firm, announced plans for a 120MW battery storage portfolio on June 12, less than two weeks after it was bought for £216 million ($288…

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Leclanché shareholder assigns $125 million to boost global market share 654 439 Energy Storage Journal

Leclanché shareholder assigns $125 million to boost global market share

  Energy storage system firm Leclanché́ announced on June 5 it has secured Sfr75 million ($76 million) in corporate funding and a conditional Sfr50 million funding facility for acquisitions and…

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Shell Ventures backs Sonnen as home ESS firm closes $71m funding round 706 481 Energy Storage Journal

Shell Ventures backs Sonnen as home ESS firm closes $71m funding round

  German energy storage firm Sonnen announced on May 23 it had secured €60 million ($71 million) in its latest financing round, led by Shell Ventures — the corporate venture…

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World’s first large scale LEAS plant to test grid-scale abilities in the UK 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

World’s first large scale LEAS plant to test grid-scale abilities in the UK

  London firm Highview Power switched on the world’s first grid-scale liquid air energy storage system on June 5 at a plant located at the Pilsworth landfill gas site in…

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Anesco on path to build 300MW of storage in the UK by 2020 1024 576 Energy Storage Journal

Anesco on path to build 300MW of storage in the UK by 2020

UK renewables company Anesco announced on May 14 it is set to add more than 300MW of operational battery storage to its portfolio in the next three years. The move…

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