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redT energy storage wins Europe, Asia contracts

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:30 -- News Editor
redT energy storage wins Europe, Asia contracts

UK-based energy storage firm redT said it has signed “initial” deals to supply 12 energy storage units using vanadium redox flow technology to firms in Europe and Southeast Asia.

This company declined to give details of the contracts, but said the deals pave the way for redT to potentially supply a total of more than 300 energy storage units in the regions.

 

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Leclanché batteries to power EV fast-charging partnership

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 09:45 -- News Editor
Leclanché batteries to power EV fast-charging partnership

Switzerland-based energy storage firm Leclanché is teaming up with a Dutch company on a pilot batteries project aimed at creating a network of energy-efficient electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations across Europe.

Leclanché said it will initially develop a battery storage system “using large-format lithium-ion batteries” at two unnamed locations for Fastned— which already operates 63 fast charging EV stations it has built in the Netherlands.

 

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Redflow wins repeat flow batteries order

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:55 -- News Editor
Redflow wins repeat flow batteries order

Australian flow battery maker Redflow has won a second US$600,000 (A$750,000) order for zinc-bromine batteries for a major energy storage project in the Pacific Islands.

The repeat order, from New Zealand-based Hitech Solutions, comes just a few months after Redflow supplied its ZBM2 batteries for Hitech’s construction of “advanced hybrid energy storage solutions” at a number of telecoms sites.

 

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NEC ES to supply “largest” Swiss BESS

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:32 -- News Editor
NEC ES to supply “largest” Swiss BESS

US energy storage firm NEC Energy Solution (NEC ES) is to supply a Swiss utility with grid storage that will potentially be “the largest battery energy storage system in Switzerland”.

The 18MW/ 7.5MWh GSS grid storage solution including lithium-ion batteries will be delivered to electricity distributor Elektrizitaetswerke des Kantons Zuerich (EKZ) in early 2018.

 

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E.ON breaks ground for Texas batteries

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:05 -- News Editor
E.ON breaks ground for Texas batteries

The US arm of Germany-based power group E.ON has started building two additional lithium-ion battery storage facilities in the US— co-located at the company’s Pyron and Inadale wind farms in West Texas.

The ‘Texas Waves’ projects, comprising two 9.9MW short duration energy storage systems, will be “an integral part” of the wind farms, the company said.

 

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Kodak unveils NY battery tech centre

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:49 -- News Editor
Kodak unveils NY battery tech centre

Kodak has teamed up with the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) to open a $5.9 million batteries and energy storage development facility in New York.

The move follows Kodak’s foray into battery technologin a bid to reinvent itself after the former global photographic film company’s bankruptcy in 2012.

 

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Tianneng reports lead batteries sales hike

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:10 -- News Editor
Tianneng reports lead batteries sales hike

China’s Tianneng Power International Ltd said revenue for the first half of 2017 has been boosted by a 26.5% rise in lead battery sales, compared to the year-ago period.

In newly-released interim figures for the period up to 30 June, Tianneng posted revenue of more than CNY10 billion ($1.5b).

 

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ALABC-Exide launch energy storage project

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:06 -- News Editor
ALABC-Exide launch energy storage project

The Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) and Exide Spain are launching a two-year study into the use of carbon nano materials in the positive active mass.

The objective of the new project “is to investigate potential significant benefits, such as improved energy efficiency and cycle life for lead batteries in energy storage applications, through the use of nano-carbon on the positive plate”, the ALABC said.

 

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US utility drops nuclear for batteries

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:56 -- News Editor
US utility drops nuclear for batteries

US utility Duke Energy has announced proposals to invest a total of $6 billion in a package of “smarter energy” infrastructure projects including battery storage in Florida— after cancelling plans to build two nuclear plants.

Duke said its proposals, filed with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC), include a four-year plan to invest in a pilot 50MW battery storage scheme project, smart meters, grid modernisation and the installation of “more than 500” electric vehicle charging stations.

 

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Enel subsidiary to install NY batteries

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 16:51 -- News Editor
Enel subsidiary to install NY batteries

US-based Demand Energy, wholly owned by Italian utility Enel Group, has announced it will build a total of 2.5MW/10MWh of energy storage in New York City with 11 projects.

Demand has been selected by New York City’s distribution grid operator to supply behind-the-meter (BTM) C&I (commercial and industrial) and multi-unit residential systems.

 

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