The big picture: the trend for long duration storage mirrors price and service needs

The big picture: the trend for long duration storage mirrors price and service needs 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: Long duration storage is set to take a larger share of the energy storage market as the trend toward greater renewable energy penetration on the grid and declining lithium ion battery costs continues. Nitzan Goldberger, Energy Storage Associations’ state policy director, told ESJ that she saw the trend for long-duration storage continuing…

The big picture: the trend for long duration storage mirrors price and service needs

The big picture: the trend for long duration storage mirrors price and service needs 607 712 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: Long duration storage is set to take a larger share of the energy storage market as the trend toward greater renewable energy penetration on the grid and declining lithium ion battery costs continues. Nitzan Goldberger (pictured), Energy Storage Association’s state policy director, told ESJ that she saw the trend for long-duration storage…

Falck to deliver first US storage system to Massachusetts utility

Falck to deliver first US storage system to Massachusetts utility 768 390 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: A 6.6MWh lithium ion energy storage system to deliver grid frequency services will be integrated with a PV plant in Massachusetts, US, Italian firm Falck Renewables announced on May 7. The $3.6 million project at Falck’s existing solar PV plant in Middleton will use an ESS supplied by NEC Energy Solutions. Using…

ZAF moves NiZn technology from laboratory to production plant

ZAF moves NiZn technology from laboratory to production plant 546 545 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: Nickel zinc battery maker ZAF Energy Systems has moved out of its R&D stage and will begin building batteries at its Joplin, Missouri, production plant this month, the US company told ESJ this week. The company expects to start delivering its NiZn group 31 batteries to customer projects in Q3 of this…

Solar plus storage project to power Humanitarian Hub in South Sudan

Solar plus storage project to power Humanitarian Hub in South Sudan 1024 621 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: Norwegian solar company Scatec Solar and the renewable energy services firm Kube Energy is helping the International Organization for Migration deploy a minigrid combining solar, storage and diesel in Malakal, South Sudan, IOM announced on April 30. The system, which is due to be completed at the IOM-managed Humanitarian Hub in Q4…

Canadian ESS operator to double output with new JV

Canadian ESS operator to double output with new JV 1024 458 Energy Storage Journal

A joint venture between North American energy storage developer Convergent Energy + Power and Shell, through its subsidiary Shell New Energy, will install 21MWh of industrial systems in Ontario, the companies announced on May 8. The first two projects under the JV are in the construction phase at Shell Canada Products facilities in Brockville and Sarnia,…

Upside Group commissions second 25MWh of lead carbon stationary ESS

Upside Group commissions second 25MWh of lead carbon stationary ESS 1024 768 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: Solar power plant and battery storage system group of companies Upside Group fired up its second lead carbon energy storage system in Germany on May 3, expanding its battery portfolio to 40MW. The 25MW system, the second of five planned, will deliver primary control reserve grid services — balancing frequency and capacity…

Saft doubles duration, capacity with Intensium Max 20 High Energy container

Saft doubles duration, capacity with Intensium Max 20 High Energy container 276 183 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: Saft announced at the ees/Intersolar meetings in Munich this week it has extended its range of containerized lithium-ion energy storage systems with the Intensium Max 20 High Energy. This offers 2.5 MWh storage capacity in a standard 20ft container. Saft says it will deploy these containers in September as storage for a…

US military uses solar plus storage with iron flow battery system

US military uses solar plus storage with iron flow battery system 1024 423 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: ESS, the flow battery manufacturer, announced on May 14 that it had deployed its long-duration flow battery system known as Energy Warehouse at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego, California. “The 50 kW / 400 kWh battery is integrated into a microgrid with a CleanSpark microgrid controller, and provides up to eight…

Saudi Arabia to manufacture flow batteries with Schmid, Nusaned and RIWAQ

Saudi Arabia to manufacture flow batteries with Schmid, Nusaned and RIWAQ 268 188 Energy Storage Journal

May 16, 2019: Three firms — Schmid Group, Nusaned Investment (an investment company owned by SABIC) and RIWAQ — announced on May 14 that the parties had agreed to set up a joint venture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia focusing on manufacturing and technology development of vanadium redox flow batteries. The joint venture said…