Analysis & Features

Massachusetts leads the way with storage incentive program 1024 682 Energy Storage Journal

Massachusetts leads the way with storage incentive program

April 18, 2019: A plan that made batteries eligible for state energy efficiency incentives in Massachusetts, US, should be considered by other states, according to a report published by the…

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Battery maker to use VRLA plus solar for Portugal project 1024 657 Energy Storage Journal

Battery maker to use VRLA plus solar for Portugal project

April 18, 2019: Exide Technologies will use its VRLA lead acid batteries alongside solar panels to power its production plant in Portugal, the US battery maker announced on April 10.…

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Project to create UK’s biggest mixed asset VPP 550 445 Energy Storage Journal

Project to create UK’s biggest mixed asset VPP

April 18, 2019: Energy storage firm Moixa announced plans today (April 18) to create 17MW of virtual power plant capacity in the UK using smart technologies including batteries and electric…

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40MWh of energy storage to halve black-outs in Massachusetts 767 511 Energy Storage Journal

40MWh of energy storage to halve black-outs in Massachusetts

April 18, 2019: The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities has granted Eversource permission to go ahead with plans to deploy 40MW of lithium ion batteries to deliver emergency power in…

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VPP trial to test operational capabilities on Australian energy market 1024 627 Energy Storage Journal

VPP trial to test operational capabilities on Australian energy market

April 18, 2019: Power and gas organization Australian Energy Market Operator is set to run a trial virtual power plant integration project after it received A$2.46 million ($1.7 million) from…

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Start-up hits 1,000Wh/kg milestone with new lithium battery 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

Start-up hits 1,000Wh/kg milestone with new lithium battery

April 18, 2019: Innolith, the German start-up that rose from the ashes of Alevo, reported on April 4 that it has developed the world’s first 1,000 Wh/kg rechargeable lithium battery…

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NEC announces 24MW of storage in China 365 267 Energy Storage Journal

NEC announces 24MW of storage in China

April 18, 2019: NEC Energy Solutions — through its exclusive distributor in China, energy provider Puxing Energy — announced on April 4 it had commissioned two projects totalling 18MW and…

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Finalists announced for ees Award 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

Finalists announced for ees Award

April 18, 2019: Firms at the cutting edge of innovative and ground-breaking technologies and projects in the stationary and mobile storage sector have been shortlisted for the ees Award Europe.…

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MIT professor Richard Braatz, left, and William Chueh, assistant professor in materials science and engineering at Stanford
Algorithm that predicts battery cycle life opens up second life EV pack potential 391 291 Energy Storage Journal

Algorithm that predicts battery cycle life opens up second life EV pack potential

MIT professor Richard Braatz, left, and William Chueh, assistant professor in materials science and engineering at Stanford led researchers at their institutions who developed a better battery testing technique. (Image credit:…

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NextEra reveals plans for world’s biggest Li-ion ESS 1024 576 Energy Storage Journal

NextEra reveals plans for world’s biggest Li-ion ESS

April 4, 2019: Plans to replace two fossil fuel generation units with the world’s biggest lithium ion energy storage system were unveiled by Florida Power & Light Company, a subsidiary…

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