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Highview Power contracts with Tenaska Power Services for US Cryogenic plants

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:06 -- Paul Crompton
Highview Power contracts with Tenaska Power Services for US Cryogenic plants

Highview Power has contracted Tenaska Power Services to plan and deliver energy management services for four cryogenic storage plants totalling up to 4GWh in Texas, US.

The UK firm has asked the Nebraska-based Tenaska to identify, model, optimise and provide energy management services over two years in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market.

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AI firm enters FTM meter energy storage market in US

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:15 -- Paul Crompton
AI firm enters FTM meter energy storage market in US

California-based Stem has teamed up with US private equity company Syncarpha Capital to build 28MWh of artificial intelligence-driven energy storage plus 26MW solar capacity in Massachusetts, US.

Stem’s AI-driven Athena storage solution will be used at five distribution grid-connected sites across Massachusetts, which will be developed and owned by Syncarpha.

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Utility picks lithium-ion batteries for grid-scale project

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 12:33 -- Paul Crompton
Utility picks lithium-ion batteries for grid-scale project

Canadian energy company AltaGas Ltd has signed a deal to bring 20MWs of lithium-ion battery power to southern California, US.

The firm, through its wholly owned subsidiary AltaGas Pomona Energy Storage, has signed a 10 year Energy Storage Resource Adequacy Purchase Agreement with Southern California Edison (SCE).

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Lithium-ion batteries at heart of first municipal utility renewable energy system

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 11:13 -- Paul Crompton
Lithium-ion batteries at heart of first municipal utility renewable energy system

Energy storage firm S&C Electric Company has completed a 7MW lithium-ion system that combines solar energy and storage in Ohio, US.

The system was built in conjunction with Half Moon Ventures (HMV) and the local municipal utility, the Village of Minster.

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Consortium buys SPG mill to produce anode-ready materials for Li-ion batteries

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 13:04 -- Paul Crompton
Consortium buys SPG mill to produce anode-ready materials for Li-ion batteries

A new consortium has announced it will buy a mill that will produce anode-ready spherical graphite (SPG) for lithium batteries in the US.

The group has announced it will buy a micronising and spheronising mill to produce the material, which is critical for lithium-ion battery anode materials.

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BYD appointment aims to boost eastern US Operations

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:02 -- Paul Crompton
BYD appointment  to boost eastern US Operations

Hong Kong rechargeable battery firm BYD has hired a new director as it gears up to increase its electric vehicle operations in the US.

Eva Lerner-Lam was named director of eastern US business to build up the operations of the New York-based office and drive regional sales of BYD’s entire line-up of electric vehicles.

The full portfolio of EVs include, electric buses and coaches, long-range electric taxis, eTrucks and battery-electric forklifts.

Lerner-Lamb said: “The time has come for electric vehicles and BYD is ready to meet the growing demand.

“It’s a very exciting opportunity to take technology that was developed in China—and leveraged and matured in large scale there—and adapt them to American standards, lifestyles and infrastructures.”

Together with Assistant General Manager Carlos Antunes, Lerner-Lam will continue BYD’s international efforts to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure, open regional facilities and plants and deliver green-tech products like energy storage stations.

She said: “The game-changing technology is already here. It just needs to be applied and distributed.”

Pb-A recycling start-up establishes new HQ

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 10:09 -- Paul Crompton
Pb-A recycling start-up establishes new HQ

Green recycling start-up Aqua Metals, Inc. has established its new global headquarters in Alameda, California,US.

The facility will include engineering and design laboratories, offices and an assembly line for AquaRefining modules, due to start production in Q4 of 2015.

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Voltabox opens Li-ion plant in US

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:28 -- Paul Crompton
Voltabox opens Li-ion plant in US

Lithium-ion battery manufacturer Voltabox has opened a new plant in Texas, US.

The US subsidiary of paragon AG is now operating the first fully automated assembly line for battery packs based around its iron-phosphate (cylindrical) and nickel-manganese-cobalt-oxide (prismatic) technologies.

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