Samsung SDI is the surprise large-scale lithium battery system provider in the largest European trial of electrical energy storage, announced today Monday July 29th 2013 by S&C, Younicos and the Korean electrical giant.
The University of Liverpool in the UK has been awarded £3.3 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish state-of-the-art facilities to support the development of advanced electrochemical energy storage devices for grid scale applications.
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a ‘final rule’ that will allow compensation for services provided through energy storage to be compensated in the wholesale electric markets.
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have designed and tested an all-solid lithium-sulphur battery with approximately four times the energy density of conventional lithium-ion technologies that power today's electronics.
Some good news has come for Exide Technologies in the midst of its bankruptcy proceedings. The company has received the go-ahead to resume operations at its recycling plant in Vernon, California after receiving a preliminary injunction from Superior Court Judge Luis Lavin.
LG Chem is supplying a 32 MWh battery energy storage system, the largest in North America, to Southern California Edison as part of Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project (TSP). TSP is funded by the Department of Energy using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds.