UK-based technology firm Plessey has installed a two-megawatt Tesla battery for behind-the-meter (BTM) battery storage at its flagship manufacturing and R&D site in Plymouth, England.
UK battery energy storage developer and operator Kiwi Power— whose ‘Kiwi Fruit’ hardware and software platform controls the battery— completed the project.
Tesla has given the green light to launch its first Gigafactory for batteries production outside the US in China, company chief Elon Musk has confirmed.
The new Shanghai plant confirms a pledge by Musk to one day set up business at the heart of Asia’s booming batteries sector.
Australian miner Kidman Resources has signed a three-year fixed-price deal to supply battery raw material to Tesla.
Kidman said details of the take-or-pay agreement for lithium hydroxide, which includes options to extend, remain confidential.
BP Wind Energy, part of the BP oil and gas group, has signed a deal to launch its first lithium battery wind energy storage facility in the US later this year.
BP has signed a purchase agreement through its Rolling Thunder I Power Partners subsidiary for a Tesla 212kW/840kWh lithium-ion battery to be integrated with the Titan 1 wind farm in South Dakota. The battery will be configured to help manage internal electricity demands of turbines.