Each microgrid will comprise 5-7kW of rooftop solar generation and 7-10kWh of lithium-ion battery storage.
Electriq has partnered with Mattamy, which describes itself as North America’s largest privately owned homebuilder, to offer ‘PowerPod’ lithium-ion battery storage systems as part of an “advanced energy programme” to reduce electricity bills.
Lebanon is reportedly issued a call for developers to build a series of battery energy storage systems in the country as part of a solar power project.
The Lebanese Centre for Energy Conservation (LCEC) has called for expressions of interest to develop 300MW of grid-connected photovoltaic projects with battery storage.
Proposals that pave the way for a battery storage facility of up to 20MWh to be built alongside a solar farm in Western Australia have taken a step forward.
Australian firm Carnegie Clean Energy has been given the go-ahead to negotiate a lease to build the battery and a solar plant of up to 100MW at the site, 26km southwest of Kalgoorlie.
Plans to invest $200 million in a lithium-ion storage facility in the US hang in the balance in a row over ‘price protectionism’ and the use of renewable energy to charge the batteries.
Franklin Energy Storage Projects has said the proposed Idaho facility— which would include four 25MW battery storage units— qualifies for a 20-year contract under a federal law promoting alternative energy.