Analysis & Features

Digatron’s Nick Hennen joins Inbatec as global VP 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Digatron’s Nick Hennen joins Inbatec as global VP

January 7, 2021: Nick Hennen joined Inbatec, the German battery formation manufacturer known for its acid recirculation, in December as global vice president for sales and business development. Hennen previously worked…

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US DoE releases storage roadmap and BEST Act to emphasize domestic industry 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

US DoE releases storage roadmap and BEST Act to emphasize domestic industry

January 7, 2021: The US Department of Energy set out its goals for energy storage with a strategy outlined in its ‘Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap’ (ESGCR), released on December…

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World’s biggest battery officially begins operating at Moss Landing 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

World’s biggest battery officially begins operating at Moss Landing

January 7, 2021: Texas-based energy firm Vistra on January 6 said it had switched on the largest lithium-ion battery storage facility in the world, the Moss Landing facility in Monterey…

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Chinese battery giant CATL to supply batteries for 220MWh storage in Texas 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Chinese battery giant CATL to supply batteries for 220MWh storage in Texas

January 7, 2021: Chinese lithium battery giant CATL has been chosen to provide the batteries for two 110MWh standalone storage systems in Texas, US, the company behind the installation, FlexGen,…

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Bosch battery CEO and veteran Reinhardt Peper joins IQ International advisory board 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Bosch battery CEO and veteran Reinhardt Peper joins IQ International advisory board

January 7, 2021: Reinhardt Peper, former CEO of Bosch Battery Systems, has joined IQ International’s advisory board after retiring from Bosch in November, IQ announced on January 1. Based in…

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SolarEdge sees in the New Year with two appointments 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

SolarEdge sees in the New Year with two appointments

January 7, 2021: Israel-headquartered smart energy firm SolarEdge has hired She-Woong Jeong as CEO of its battery subsidiary Kokam, as well as appointing Yogev Barak as chief marketing officer of…

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Lithium-ion battery price drops to lowest ever in 2020 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Lithium-ion battery price drops to lowest ever in 2020

January 7, 2021: The price of lithium batteries dropped to its lowest ever in 2020, a report by BloombergNEF claimed on December 16, citing a 13% drop on 2019 figures.…

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Evergy announces new CEO to begin in the New Year 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Evergy announces new CEO to begin in the New Year

December 10, 2020: The US utility Evergy has appointed David Campbell as CEO and president effective January 4, the firm said on December 8. Outgoing Terry Bassham, who announced his…

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Hydro-Québec launches subsidiary to develop and supply battery systems 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

Hydro-Québec launches subsidiary to develop and supply battery systems

December 10, 2020: Canada’s largest utility, Hydro-Québec, on December 9 launched a subsidiary called EVLO Energy Storage to design, sell and operate lithium iron phosphate battery energy storage systems for…

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SCE brings future portfolio up to 2GW battery storage capacity 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

SCE brings future portfolio up to 2GW battery storage capacity

December 10, 2020: Southern California Edison, the second largest utility in the US, has added another 590MW of battery energy storage capacity to its portfolio ‘to further enhance the region’s…

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