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Public Power Solutions (PPS), the wholly-owned company of Swindon Borough Council, the governing body of a small town between London and Bristol, has submitted a planning application to build one of the UK’s largest battery-based electricity storage facilities.
Chinese lithium battery giant Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) is planning a CNY13.12 billion ($1.98bn) initial public offering to expand its automotive battery business.
CATL said in a Shenzhen Stock Exchange announcement the move will ensure the firm keeps pace with the rapidly-expanding electric vehicle and energy storage markets.
Beijing-based energy storage firm Pu Neng has been awarded a contract to provide what it said will be “China’s largest flow battery” as part of a pilot energy storage project.
A 3MW/12MWh vanadium flow battery will be installed in a 10MW/40MWh at the battery demonstration facility as the first phase of integration with a photovoltaic system to supply the grid in Zaoyang, Hubei Province.
China has announced plans to support a “transformation” of its energy storage industry over the next decade— focusing on the development of an array of technologies including a pilot high performance lead-carbon capacitor battery system.
The national government said it wants to move existing R&D and development activities in the energy storage sector onto full-scale commercialisation.