German battery manufacturer Tesvolt has delivered a 4 megawatt storage system to a solar plant in West Sussex, UK, BEST Battery Briefing’s own home county.
South Australia has launched a scheme to help finance the installation of battery storage systems in some 40,000 homes across the state.
Texas-based electric utility Luminant has been awarded a US$1 million grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), to build a battery energy storage system at Luminant’s Upton 2 Solar Power Plant.
France’s EDF energy group has acquired a 50% stake in venture-backed utility BBOXX, as the companies entered an agreement to develop and market solutions for off-grid electricity in Togo, West Africa.
Energy Northwest (EN) has committed to building a 1 megawatt energy storage system in Washington— the US state’s first solar-plus-battery plant.
Belgium-based engineering group CMI Energy has launched a full-scale pilot project that integrates solar with battery energy storage at the firm’s headquarters in Seraing.
South Korean lithium-ion battery firm LG Chem has broken ground for its second electric vehicle battery factory in China.
North American firm Brookfield Asset Management is at the centre of fresh speculation about a possible sell-off of Johnson Controls’ batteries business.
Japanese technology group Hitachi has started up a demonstration energy storage system comprising two battery technologies in Germany.
Lead-acid battery maker Enersys is to acquire the US-based Alpha Technologies in a US$750 million deal to create “the only complete power solution provider for broadband, telecom and energy storage systems”.