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VRFB firm RedT Energy raises £3.85m from institutional share sale Energy Storage Journal

VRFB firm RedT Energy raises £3.85m from institutional share sale

Vanadium flow battery maker RedT Energy announced on April 13 it had raised £3.85 million ($5.2 million) from the sale of around 10% of the UK company’s shares at 5.9 pence…

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Mining firm installs zinc bromide ESS to secure supply and save costs in SA Energy Storage Journal

Mining firm installs zinc bromide ESS to secure supply and save costs in SA

South African mining company Anglo American Platinum announced on April 23 that US start-up Primus Power would provide 1MWh of its zinc bromide flow battery energy storage systems for use…

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Protean uses Korean grant for WA trial of vanadium battery Energy Storage Journal

Protean uses Korean grant for WA trial of vanadium battery

Storage firm Protean Energy announced on April 11 it is to use a A$120,000 ($90,000) grant from the Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning to test vanadium redox…

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Sonnen appoints lawyer and green energy advocate to push VPP deployment Energy Storage Journal

Sonnen appoints lawyer and green energy advocate to push VPP deployment

Residential storage and virtual power plant company Sonnen announced on April 23 it had hired Ani Backa as its US director of regulatory strategy and utility initiatives. Backa, who is…

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Viridity signs deal for 40MW ESS days after completing a 1MWh project Energy Storage Journal

Viridity signs deal for 40MW ESS days after completing a 1MWh project

Two energy storage projects totalling 40MW/40MWh are to be installed in New Jersey, US, after a master supplier agreement was signed between energy storage firm Dynapower and Viridity Energy Solutions,…

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Wells Fargo to commit $100bn in storage and EVs Energy Storage Journal

Wells Fargo to commit $100bn in storage and EVs

American bank Wells Fargo has pledged more than $100 billion to support clean technology and fund renewable projects, the company’s CEO Tim Sloan said on April 19 during his keynote…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 17MWh of peak shifting storage in North America Energy Storage Journal

Lockheed Martin delivers 17MWh of peak shifting storage in North America

US technology firm Lockheed Martin announced on April 19 it had signed an agreement to supply around 17MWh of its GridStar lithium energy storage systems to North American energy storage services provider Peak…

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Industry insight: Energy markets are moving toward long-duration storage Energy Storage Journal

Industry insight: Energy markets are moving toward long-duration storage

  Energy storage markets are moving toward multiple-hour duration storage to meet the challenges of increased amounts of renewable generated power on the grid, David Bradwell, chief technical officer of…

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WA switches on the country’s biggest industrial battery system Energy Storage Journal

WA switches on the country’s biggest industrial battery system

  Australian utility Alinta Energy announced on April 12 it had switched on the country’s biggest industrial application lithium ion battery at its Newman Power Station in the Pilbara region…

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