Analysis & Features

Sion Power promotes Canada to COO 640 800 Energy Storage Journal

Sion Power promotes Canada to COO

August 4, 2022: Lithium-metal batteries developer Sion Power Corporation said on July 26 it had promoted Michael Canada from the post of chief manufacturing officer to chief operations officer. Canada’s…

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NGK unveils solar-storage project

August 4, 2022: Japan-based NGK Insulators is to deploy its NAS sodium sulfur battery technology combined with solar at manufacturing sites in the country to reduce CO2 emissions, the ceramics…

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Hornsdale Power Reserve gets inertia services green light 603 570 Energy Storage Journal

Hornsdale Power Reserve gets inertia services green light

August 4, 2022: The Hornsdale Power Reserve (HPR) battery facility in South Australia has secured approval to deliver inertia services to Australia’s National Electricity Market, owner Neoen announced on July…

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Eskom awards South Africa BESS contracts

August 4, 2022:  South African national utility Eskom has awarded contracts for 1,440MWh of energy storage capacity as the country grapples to overhaul its creaking power supply and distribution network…

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Development banks energize Guyana renewables 1024 565 Energy Storage Journal

Development banks energize Guyana renewables

June 23, 2022: Guyana is to develop eight utility-scale solar and battery storage projects in the South American country with investment financing worth around $83 million, the Inter-American Development Bank…

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Freyr signs new battery materials supply deal 1024 579 Energy Storage Journal

Freyr signs new battery materials supply deal

June 23, 2022: Gigafactories developer Freyr Battery said on June 15 it had signed a further battery materials deal with two companies to supply its customer qualification plant being built…

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LG Energy Solution to partner German institutes on batteries R&D 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

LG Energy Solution to partner German institutes on batteries R&D

June 23, 2022: South Korea’s LG Energy Solution (LES) is teaming up with two German research institutes to develop a next generation electrolyte and a “green process” for lithium ion…

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Malaysia set to host EV and BESS batteries hub 300 201 Energy Storage Journal

Malaysia set to host EV and BESS batteries hub

June 23, 2022: Hong Seng Consolidated and EoCell unveiled proposals on June 14 to develop a regional battery manufacturing hub in Malaysia to initially supply electric vehicles and then energy…

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NMR spectroscopy pioneer receives CBE 590 288 Energy Storage Journal

NMR spectroscopy pioneer receives CBE

June 23, 2022: Leading UK battery scientist Clare Grey was awarded with the title Commander of the Order of the British Empire in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition…

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New York announces 2,408MW BESS park 665 407 Energy Storage Journal

New York announces 2,408MW BESS park

June 23, 2022: Plans for 22 large-scale solar and battery storage projects for some 2,408MW in New York State were announced by governor Kathy Hochul on June 2. The projects…

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