Analysis & Features

Industry award by ees in Munich celebrates mix of energy storage technologies 640 427 Energy Storage Journal

Industry award by ees in Munich celebrates mix of energy storage technologies

May 30, 2019: This year’s ees prestigious annual award recognised solid-state lithium metal polymer and redox flow battery technologies during a ceremony held on the first day of The Smarter…

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Audi pilot project to test used EV packs to deliver grid services 1024 682 Energy Storage Journal

Audi pilot project to test used EV packs to deliver grid services

May 30, 2019: German vehicle OEM Audi announced on May 24 it had commissioned a 1.9MWh lithium ion energy storage system on its EUREF Campus in a bid to test…

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Consortium inaugurates 22MW German BESS 200 200 Energy Storage Journal

Consortium inaugurates 22MW German BESS

May 30, 2019: Three companies — renewables management firm Enel Green Power Germany (a subsidiary of Enel), renewable energy company Enertrag and energy storage company Leclanché — have inaugurated a…

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Batteries to back up hydro in Swedish project 220 215 Energy Storage Journal

Batteries to back up hydro in Swedish project

May 30, 2019: Clean energy firm Fortum (office pictured) announced on May 16 it had activated its latest project that combines hydro-electric power with a 5MW/6.2MWh lithium ion energy storage…

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Tesla completes buy-out of supercapacitor firm Maxwell 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Tesla completes buy-out of supercapacitor firm Maxwell

May 30, 2019: Tesla, the US electric car company, has finalized its purchase of supercapacitor maker Maxwell Technologies, it announced on May 16. Headquartered in California, US, Maxwell develops ultracapacitors…

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Rebranding and fresh goals for new look Johnson Controls Power Solution 1024 198 Energy Storage Journal

Rebranding and fresh goals for new look Johnson Controls Power Solution

May 30, 2019: Johnson Controls Power Solutions — the former battery arm of tech giant Johnson Controls that was bought by Brookfield Business Partners on May 1 for $13 billion…

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Lithium Australia forms alliance with China’s DLG Battery 640 448 Energy Storage Journal

Lithium Australia forms alliance with China’s DLG Battery

May 30, 2019: Lithium Australia announced on May 9 it had signed a letter of intent with Chinese battery producer DLG Battery to establish a business that would supply and…

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Duke Energy gets approval for solar+storage microgrid 389 129 Energy Storage Journal

Duke Energy gets approval for solar+storage microgrid

May 30, 2019: The North Carolina Utilities Commission has approved plans by Duke Energy to build a solar and battery-powered microgrid system to prevent black outs in western North Carolina,…

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New York energy storage fund could pave way for lead battery deployment 200 200 Energy Storage Journal

New York energy storage fund could pave way for lead battery deployment

May 30, 2019: The Consortium for Battery Innovation has responded to a decision by New York State governor Andrew Cuomo on April 25 to plough $280 million into energy storage.…

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CellCube and Pangea Energy sign letter of intent for 50MW/200MWh 270 187 Energy Storage Journal

CellCube and Pangea Energy sign letter of intent for 50MW/200MWh

May 30, 2019: Cellcube Energy Storage System, through its Austrian subsidiary Enerox, announced on May 13 it had signed a letter of intent with Pangea Energy Pty to supply a…

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