Saft to build New Zealand’s first large-scale BESS

Saft to build New Zealand’s first large-scale BESS 382 310 Energy Storage Journal

January 12, 2023: Saft, a subsidiary of oil giant TotalEnergies, said on January 10 it had won a contract from New Zealand power firm, Meridian Energy, to build that country’s…

read more

Sacramento VPP aims to deliver 27MW/54MWh

Sacramento VPP aims to deliver 27MW/54MWh 1024 684 Energy Storage Journal

January 12, 2023: A new initiative using residential solar and battery storage systems to create a virtual power plant has been launched in California, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)…

read more

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

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

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…

read more

News in Brief

News in Brief 1024 768 Energy Storage Journal

Neoen launches Blyth BESS construction January 5, 2023: Neoen said today it had launched construction of its 200MW/400MWh Blyth Battery in South Australia. Blythe is one of seven new grid-scale…

read more

Russia says gigafactory plan first step for ‘batteries independence’

Russia says gigafactory plan first step for ‘batteries independence’ 656 369 Energy Storage Journal

January 5, 2023: Russia’s prime minister Mikhail Mishustin (pictured) says work has started on the first of a potential series of gigafactories as it scrambles to ramp up domestic battery…

read more

CATL in 123GWh Honda deal, plus BESS supplies for Gresham House

CATL in 123GWh Honda deal, plus BESS supplies for Gresham House 1024 468 Energy Storage Journal

January 5, 2023: Honda is to purchase 123GWh of batteries for pure electric vehicles under a six-year deal with China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology, the companies said on December 8. CATL…

read more

Redwood to start work on US battery materials campus

Redwood to start work on US battery materials campus 741 366 Energy Storage Journal

January 5, 2023: Redwood Materials plans to break ground for a cathode components processing complex in the US state of South Carolina in the first quarter of this year as…

read more

Nala’s Belgium BESS set for commercial start

Nala’s Belgium BESS set for commercial start 817 503 Energy Storage Journal

January 5, 2023: 2: UK-headquartered Nala Renewables is on course to start commercial operations at one of Belgium’s largest battery energy storage systems to date in the first quarter of…

read more