Analysis and Features

US ‘set for 1,000GWh EV battery capacity by 2030’ 600 591 Energy Storage Journal

US ‘set for 1,000GWh EV battery capacity by 2030’

January 5, 2023: EV battery manufacturing capacity in North America is set to accelerate from 55GWh annually in 2021 to nearly 1,000GWh by 2030 as a wave of new manufacturing…

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Europe lags behind US, China in ESS growth, says study 1000 666 Energy Storage Journal

Europe lags behind US, China in ESS growth, says study

July 28, 2022: European investment in energy storage systems has stalled — and the region is lagging behind the US and China in terms of market growth in the sector,…

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Regulator blocks permit for ‘misleading’ UK battery recycler 1004 346 Energy Storage Journal

Regulator blocks permit for ‘misleading’ UK battery recycler

April 14, 2022: Environmental regulators claim a UK-based “innovative” multi-chemistry battery recycling company, Fenix Battery Recycling, has provided “misleading” information about its operations in a possible bid to acquire public…

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Fluence brings QuantumScape solid-state batteries to stationary storage 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Fluence brings QuantumScape solid-state batteries to stationary storage

January 20, 2022: Fluence Energy and solid-state lithium battery firm QuantumScape have signed an agreement to collaborate in using solid-state battery technology for stationary storage applications, the firms announced on…

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Sungrow agrees to supply 430MWh of liquid-cooled storage to Israel 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Sungrow agrees to supply 430MWh of liquid-cooled storage to Israel

January 20, 2022: Energy storage firm Sungrow has signed a contract with the Israeli firm Enlight Renewable Energy to supply 430MWh of liquid-cooled energy storage to help stabilize the grid.…

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Consortium aims to finalize blueprint for mine storage 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Consortium aims to finalize blueprint for mine storage

January 20, 2022: An international consortium has been granted funding to draw up a blueprint for potentially the world’s first commercial underground energy storage facility, Swedish company Mine Storage, leading…

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Li-Cycle appoints new regional president of the Americas 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Li-Cycle appoints new regional president of the Americas

January 20, 2022: Lithium battery recycling firm Li-Cycle on January 20 announced it had appointed Richard Storrie as regional president of the Americas. Storrie, who takes up the post on…

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Goldman Sachs invests $250 million in Hydrostor 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Goldman Sachs invests $250 million in Hydrostor

January 20, 2022: Investment bank Goldman Sachs has pledged $250 million to energy storage provider Hydrostor to contribute to its portfolio of 1.1GW/8.7GWh Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage projects, the…

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Tesla unveils 200MWh storage facility as it joins the $1 trillion club 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Tesla unveils 200MWh storage facility as it joins the $1 trillion club

January 20, 2022: Media outlets have been reporting on EV carmaker Tesla’s latest venture into back-up power storage, this time in Texas, where the power grid almost collapsed about a…

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Outline plans given go-ahead for another UK battery gigafactory 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Outline plans given go-ahead for another UK battery gigafactory

January 20, 2022: Outline planning permission has been given for a UK battery gigafactory, which if it goes ahead will be the biggest in the country. The plant will be…

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