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Wireless, en route charging plan for BYD battery buses in US

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 12:10 -- John Shepherd
Wireless, en route charging plan for BYD battery buses in US

Electric buses built by Chinese batteries and automotive manufacturer BYD are to be powered en route along roads in the US city of Indianapolis by inductive charging.

BYD, public transit operator IndyGo and Momentum Dynamics, have partnered for the programme to install three 300-kilowatt inductive charging points in the city— claimed to be the highest capacity system of its kind implemented anywhere.

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Powin delivers LFP storage system for Texas

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 13:51 -- Hugh Finzel

US-based battery manufacturer Powin Energy will deliver a 10MW/10MWh energy storage system (ESS) to GlidePath Power Solutions for a distributed energy storage project in Electric Reliability Council Of Texas (ERCOT) territory.

The ESS will use lithium iron phosphate batteries arranged in Powin’s Stack battery architecture, which has been deployed in “the largest battery storage project in Canada, and the largest microgrid storage project in Mexico.”

The system will also utilise Powin’s bp-OS (battery pack operating system), “which offers a common battery management system and energy management system for platform control, regardless of which cell sub-supplier Powin chooses”.

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Powin secures lithium cells supply deal with CATL

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:09 -- Hugh Finzel

US-based battery storage firm Powin has secured a 1.85GWh supply pipeline of lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) cells from Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL).

CATL will supply the cells into 2022 for Powin’s Stack modular battery energy storage systems, which are utilised in various utility scale, commercial, and industrial battery energy storage systems— “including the largest batteries in both Canada and Mexico”.

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BYD gets Georgia battery buses nod despite Trump’s trade feud

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 09:16 -- John Shepherd

Chinese batteries and buses maker BYD been pre-selected as a potential supplier of battery-electric buses to the state of Georgia— despite an escalating trade tariffs feud between the US and China.

BYD’s US arm is among firms chosen as a supplier for mass transit and transportation projects under Georgia’s ‘convenience state-wide contracts’ system.

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China set for ‘significant energy storage surge’

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 09:14 -- John Shepherd

China’s domestic energy storage sector has seen growth of nearly 300% so far this year— vastly outstripping all capacity brought on line in 2017, according to a new study.

Newly operational energy storage capacity has already achieved growth to date in 2018 that is “281% higher than that of 2017 in its entirety”, the China Energy Storage Alliance (CNESA) said.

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BYD builds giga dream with ‘world’s largest’ auto battery plant

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:19 -- Xuan Zhong
BYD builds giga dream with ‘world’s largest’ auto battery plant

China’s BYD has opened the “world’s biggest auto batteries plant”— as part of a reported multi-billion dollar investment to expand its domestic battery-making capacity to 60 gigawatt-hours within three years.

BYD— which stands for ‘build your dreams’— said the six-square-kilometre plant in Qinghai Province— “equivalent in size to around 140 football pitches”— will itself have a 24GWh production capacity when it ramps up to full capacity next year.

 

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