• Industry insight: Energy markets are moving toward long-duration storage


    April 19, 2018 10:38 amby ESJ

    Energy storage markets are moving toward multiple-hour duration storage to meet the challenges of increased amounts of renewable generated power on the grid, David Bradwell, chief technical officer of liquid metal battery firm Ambri told ESJB. Deployment of a battery technology that can meet system operator demands for long-duration services such as peak shifting READ MORE

  • WA switches on the country’s biggest industrial battery system


    April 19, 2018 10:31 amby Jade Beevor

    Australian utility Alinta Energy announced on April 12 it had switched on the country’s biggest industrial application lithium ion battery at its Newman Power Station in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The 30MW/11.4MWh battery is capable of operating as a stand-alone system or can supply power if one or all of the station’s READ MORE

  • Siemens Gamesa to build 34MWh wind farm connected ESS in Australia


    April 19, 2018 10:28 amby Jade Beevor

    Wind power company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy — created last April from a merger between Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica and Siemens Wind Power — has been commissioned to build a wind farm in Australia incorporating a 20MW/34MWh lithium-ion battery, the company announced on April 10. The company has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction READ MORE