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PG&E seeks 165MW California Li-ion storage go-ahead

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:48 -- Xuan Zhong
PG&E seeks 165MW California Li-ion storage go-ahead

US electric utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is asking regulators in California to approve proposed deals for six new lithium-ion battery storage projects.

Contracts for the projects, which would see an additional 165MW of energy storage capacity built in the state, were drawn up following a request for offers for new storage issued by PG&E a year ago.

 

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High demand charges make storage development a winner

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:50 -- News Editor
High demand charges make storage development a winner

US-based Solect Energy, Massachusetts’ leading commercial-scale developer of solar energy systems with over 400 installed projects has announced it is launching an energy storage division.

The company has signed an agreement with NEC Energy Solutions, to sell NEC’s DSS (Distributed Storage Solution) product line for commercial customers.

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US investors boost UK energy storage firm

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:25 -- Xuan Zhong
US investors boost UK energy storage firm

US private equity group Tiger Infrastructure Partners has led a GBP50 million ($66.5m) investment in UK firm Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS).

BESS director James Basden (pictured) told BBB the company would use the equity raise to boost grid-scale battery storage and develop “behind-the-meter opportunities”.

 

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Battery lightens New York clean energy plan

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:02 -- Xuan Zhong
Battery lightens New York clean energy plan

US energy development company Key Capture Energy (KCE) has received site plan approval to install a 20MW lithium-ion battery system at the Luther Forest Technology Campus in Stillwater, New York.

The battery at the site, which a centre for semiconductor and nanotechnology manufacturing and other innovative technologies, will be interconnected to the adjacent New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) substation.

 

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China-owned SF Motors acquires US battery start up

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:39 -- Xuan Zhong
China-owned SF Motors acquires US battery start up

Silicon Valley-based electric vehicle (EV) maker, SF Motors, has acquired US EV battery module start-up InEVit— headed by former Tesla CEO Martin Eberhard.

Under the terms of the deal, the financial details of which were not disclosed, Eberhard will move from his post of chairman and chief technical officer at InEVit to become vice-chairman and chief innovation officer of SF Motors— founded last year as a subsidiary of China’s Chongqing Sokon Industry Group Co., Ltd.

 

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Daimler plans EV batteries plant in Alabama

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 09:39 -- Xuan Zhong
Daimler plans EV batteries plant in Alabama

Daimler is to build a new battery manufacturing plant in Alabama for its Mercedes-Benz subsidiary— which has confirmed it is to start making electric vehicles in the US.

Daimler said construction of the one million square-foot battery plant in Tuscaloosa— the group’s fifth such facility worldwide— is set to begin in 2018.

 

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‘EU needs Airbus-style consortium’ for batteries

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:51 -- News Editor
‘EU needs Airbus-style consortium’ for batteries

The EU’s energy chief has called for the creation of a Europe-wide consortium to support the battery industry— to prevent the EU “falling behind” in the race with China and other nations to power electric vehicles (EVs).

Maroš Šefčovič (pictured), the European Commission vice-president responsible for the ‘EU energy union’, said the bloc should invest in an “Airbus for batteries”— a consortium that he said could do for batteries what the European multinational does for the aircraft industry.

 

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Change at the top of A123

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:00 -- News Editor
Change at the top of A123

US-based lithium-battery firm A123 Systems has announced a leadership change with the appointment of Peter Cirino (pictured) as CEO.

Cirino, who has run A123’s Europe operations since 2016, succeeds Jason Forcier.

 

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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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