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2GW network of lithium ion ESSs and EV charging stations to be rolled out 1024 576 Energy Storage Journal

2GW network of lithium ion ESSs and EV charging stations to be rolled out

  Electric vehicles are a cornerstone of a de-carbonized future, but a report by the data firm Emu Analytics estimates the UK will have to build 83,500 new charging stations…

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Sungrow wins deal to supply 50MWh of ESS solutions 750 543 Energy Storage Journal

Sungrow wins deal to supply 50MWh of ESS solutions

  Inverter and energy storage supplier Sungrow announced on May 25 it had secured contracts totalling 50MWh for projects across sites in Massachusetts, California and Ontario using 2MW/4.2MWh systems it…

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Nepal latest country to investigate the grid-scale benefits of ESS 626 433 Energy Storage Journal

Nepal latest country to investigate the grid-scale benefits of ESS

  Nepalese power utility Nepal Electricity Authority is planning to trial a combined 100MW of lithium ion energy storage at two sites in the country to provide peak shifting grid…

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Tenders invited for state-of-the-art battery making centre 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

Tenders invited for state-of-the-art battery making centre

  Battery manufacturing companies have been invited to submit proposals to provide electrode and cell manufacturing equipment for the state-of-the-art £80 million ($106 million) UK Battery Industrialisation Centre that aims…

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VPP projects up and running using Tesla lithium ion batteries 1024 512 Energy Storage Journal

VPP projects up and running using Tesla lithium ion batteries

  A series of 21 high-rise office buildings have been turned into a virtual power plant by real estate firm Irvine Company, in cooperation with power utility Southern California Edison,…

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Siemens becomes latest partner in European lithium ion gigafactory 562 391 Energy Storage Journal

Siemens becomes latest partner in European lithium ion gigafactory

  On May 25 Northvolt, the Swedish lithium ion battery firm that changed its name from SGF Energy in March 2017, announced Siemens had become its latest partner with an…

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Siemens Gamesa tests redox flow battery at its Spanish projects 588 423 Energy Storage Journal

Siemens Gamesa tests redox flow battery at its Spanish projects

  Siemens Gamesa, the company formed in April 2017 when Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa merged its wind power businesses, announced on May 23 it had begun testing a 120kW/400kWh…

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Utility, ESS maker and developer sign MoU to target Asia-Pacific markets 1024 740 Energy Storage Journal

Utility, ESS maker and developer sign MoU to target Asia-Pacific markets

  A collaboration between Jera, Fluence Energy, and Lyon Group aims to identify and pursue utility-scale battery storage projects and investment opportunities across Asia-Pacific region, the companies announced on May…

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Tesla and Centrica unveil 18MW grid-connected VPP in Europe Energy Storage Journal

Tesla and Centrica unveil 18MW grid-connected VPP in Europe

  Tesla has partnered with ReStore, the Belgium demand response start-up bought for €70million ($81million) in November 2017 by UK-based Centrica, to build a 18.2MW lithium ion virtual power plant…

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