Analysis & Features

Azelio and Masen complete thermal storage system by world’s largest solar plant 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Azelio and Masen complete thermal storage system by world’s largest solar plant

March 19, 2020: Swedish thermal energy storage company Azelio has completed the installation of a system that will store solar energy from what is claimed to be the world’s largest…

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Nidec selected for energy storage experiment ‘Ringo’ 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Nidec selected for energy storage experiment ‘Ringo’

March 19, 2020: Nidec Group’s energy storage subsidiary Nidec Industrial Solutions will install a full-scale experimental battery to manage energy flows on the electric grid in Vingeanne, in the Côte-d’Or…

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Avalon and RedT close to completing merger to form Invinity 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Avalon and RedT close to completing merger to form Invinity

March 19, 2020: Flow battery firms Avalon and RedT have moved a step closer to merging into one £58 million ($69 million) company named Invinity Energy Systems, RedT said on…

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Long Island issues RFI explicitly open to all battery chemistries 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Long Island issues RFI explicitly open to all battery chemistries

March 19, 2020: The Long Island Power Authority — better known as PSEG Long Island — in New York City is seeking energy storage of up to 200MW as its…

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Battery giant BYD turns to face mask manufacture as Covid-19 escalates 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Battery giant BYD turns to face mask manufacture as Covid-19 escalates

March 19, 2020: Chinese lithium battery giant BYD has wasted no time in attempting to fill the sudden global shortage of face masks as the coronavirus pandemic escalated. On March…

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Total wins bid to install largest lithium battery project in France 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Total wins bid to install largest lithium battery project in France

March 19, 2020: Total, the French energy giant, is to develop a 25MW lithium-ion storage system that will be the largest in France, its battery subsidiary Saft announced on March…

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Crowd funding to pay for largest battery project in the Netherlands 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Crowd funding to pay for largest battery project in the Netherlands

March 19, 2020: A battery project by Netherlands firm Giga Storage that could be the largest of its kind in the country is to be installed by global energy firm…

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Craig Brunk leaves testing firm Bitrode 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Craig Brunk leaves testing firm Bitrode

March 12, 2020: Craig Brunk, the well known and popular vice president of sales and marketing at Bitrode, left the firm in February. He has relocated from St Louis in Missouri…

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Wärtsilä to supply Pivot Power with grid-scale battery storage for EV charging 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Wärtsilä to supply Pivot Power with grid-scale battery storage for EV charging

March 5, 2020: Pivot Power, the EV battery and charging infrastructure start-up bought by EDF Renewables in November, has placed orders with Finnish technology company Wärtsilä to install two 50MW…

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Encell’s nickel-iron battery production starts operating 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Encell’s nickel-iron battery production starts operating

March 5, 2020: Encell, a nickel iron battery start-up firm, said in early March the relocation of its factory had been completed, structural changes made and the first automated coating…

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