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Michigan utility ESS first after 1MW deal with Doosan Gridtech Energy Storage Journal

Michigan utility ESS first after 1MW deal with Doosan Gridtech

  Grid-scale energy management firm Doosan Gridtech announced on April 3 it will carry out a demonstration project using a 1MW energy storage system for Michigan, US, utility Consumers Energy.…

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Gigafactory consortium members secure Li ion engineering agreement Energy Storage Journal

Gigafactory consortium members secure Li ion engineering agreement

  Pilot Coater Side View-without tank Megtec US engineering firm Babcock & Wilcox Megtec announced on March 27 it had signed a strategic partnership agreement to supply its wide-web coating…

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Lithium Werks buys A123 Systems LiFePo manufacturing plants Energy Storage Journal

Lithium Werks buys A123 Systems LiFePo manufacturing plants

  Lithium Werks, the Dutch battery and energy group, announced on March 27 it had bought the China cylindrical lithium iron phosphate battery manufacturing plants of A123 Systems, which makes batteries…

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V2G concept tested by multinational consortium Energy Storage Journal

V2G concept tested by multinational consortium

  Technology company Hitachi Europe, vehicle OEM Mitsubishi Motors and energy storage firm Engie have demonstrated an electric vehicle as a battery concept during a project in the Netherlands, Hitachi…

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EDF Group 10GW storage goal for carbon-free power system by 2050 Energy Storage Journal

EDF Group 10GW storage goal for carbon-free power system by 2050

  West Burton Combined Cycle Gas power station in Nottinghamshire. Energy distribution firm EDF Energy, a wholly owned company of French state owned Électricité de France, announced on March 27…

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Australian state announces ESS projects totalling 80MWh Energy Storage Journal

Australian state announces ESS projects totalling 80MWh

  EnergyAustralia’s managing director Catherine Tanna Australia-wide energy retailer EnergyAustralia announced on March 22 it had signed agreements worth around A$50 million ($38 million) to operate two lithium ion, utility-scale…

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Industry insight: VRFB will fail to take off claims ZnBr flow battery VP Energy Storage Journal

Industry insight: VRFB will fail to take off claims ZnBr flow battery VP

  Paul Kreiner, VP Primus Power Paul Kreiner, a former Tesla engineer and vice president of engineering at zinc bromine flow battery firm Primus Power, told ESJB this week that…

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Glencore chief warns of Asian battery race to secure cobalt supply Energy Storage Journal

Glencore chief warns of Asian battery race to secure cobalt supply

  Ivan Glasenberg, chief executive of mining giant, Glencore Ivan Glasenberg, chief executive of mining giant Glencore warned on March 20 that the supply chain of cobalt, one of the…

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