Analysis & Features

Battery giant sues fellow Korean cell maker for IP and technology violations 640 446 Energy Storage Journal

Battery giant sues fellow Korean cell maker for IP and technology violations

May 2, 2019: The American unit of lithium ion battery maker LG Chem has sued its South Korean contemporary SK Innovation to protect its ‘core technologies and intellectual property’, news…

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Mystery ESS explosion sparks fears over lithium safety future 1024 779 Energy Storage Journal

Mystery ESS explosion sparks fears over lithium safety future

May 2, 2019: An explosion of a lithium ion energy storage system in Arizona on April 19 has the potential, according to energy professionals at Battery Council International’s annual convention on…

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Global storage markets grow 140% in a year 400 400 Energy Storage Journal

Global storage markets grow 140% in a year

May 2, 2019: Global storage markets grow 140% in a year: Global energy storage markets will expand by 13 times by 2024, according to a report released on April 9…

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California storage plans include one of world’s biggest Li-ion projects 444 287 Energy Storage Journal

California storage plans include one of world’s biggest Li-ion projects

May 2, 2019: US power utility Southern California Edison announced it had signed seven contracts equalling 195MW of battery-based energy storage capacity on April 26. The contracts, which range from…

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Firms sign up to ESA energy storage safety standards 512 512 Energy Storage Journal

Firms sign up to ESA energy storage safety standards

May 2, 2019: The Energy Storage Association launched its ‘Energy Storage Industry Corporate Responsibility Initiative’ on April 18 in a bid to make the manufacturing and operating of energy storage…

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Cisco leads consortium to trial real-time London V2G test project 1024 640 Energy Storage Journal

Cisco leads consortium to trial real-time London V2G test project

May 2, 2019: IT network giant Cisco is leading a London consortium to demonstrate the use of electric vehicles in a Vehicle2Grid system that will power the grid in a…

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New York pledges $280m to drive energy storage deployment 375 282 Energy Storage Journal

New York pledges $280m to drive energy storage deployment

May 2, 2019: New York governor Andrew Cuomo (pictured) announced a $280 million fund on April 25 that aims to accelerate growth within the energy storage industry and drive down…

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GE joins fossil fuel firm to build ESS and solar projects 614 376 Energy Storage Journal

GE joins fossil fuel firm to build ESS and solar projects

May 2, 2019: GE Renewable Energy will work with oil and gas company firm Helios Energy to deliver a hybrid energy storage plus solar system in New York, US, the…

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ESS heat technology reaches commercialization in Australia 1024 640 Energy Storage Journal

ESS heat technology reaches commercialization in Australia

South Australian Minister for Energy and Mining, Dan van Holst Pellekaan (centre) launches 1414 Degrees’ project May 2, 2019: South Australian start-up 1414 Degrees has commissioned its first commercial thermal…

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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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