Italian electricity utility Enel has purchased a 25MW stand-alone battery storage project in Newcastle, UK, by acquiring shares in Tynemouth Energy Storage Limited (TESL) from Element Power, a London-headquartered energy company.
Rapid charge, long-life batteries made from low-cost and abundant aluminium are set to emerge from research led by Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI). The ultrafast rechargeable aluminum battery (URABat) technology was unveiled at the All Energy event in Glasgow, UK, last week.
A raft of reports into the lead-acid battery market has floated into the BBB offices. Although they cover different timespans and regions, the conclusions are clear: the lead-acid battery market is heading for a period of sustained growth.