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Fluence, TECO Partner on Taiwan Renewable Energy Storage (Int'l.)
Fluence, TECO
Date: 2022-04-04
Taipei, Taiwan-headquartered Fluence Energy, Inc. a leading global provider of energy storage products and services, and digital applications for renewables and storage is reporting plans to partners with TECO Group to participate in Taiwan’s energy storage market by offering battery-based energy storage systems for offshore wind, solar PV and work together towards the goal of net-zero carbon emissions.

The two firms have been cooperating in Taiwan's energy storage market since 2020. Fluence was established in January 2018 as a joint venture between Siemens and The AES Corporation to bring innovation to modern power infrastructure. With a presence in 30 global markets, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled digital applications for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider.

In recent years, TECO Group has continued to actively deploy related fields of net zero carbon emissions, including offshore wind, solar PV, and energy storage systems. In the past three years, TECO has undertaken large-scale mechanical and electrical engineering cases of more than 10 billion TWDs, of which the deployment of onshore substations for offshore wind is about 2 GW. (Source: Fluence Energy Website PR, 3 Mar., 2022) Contact: Fluence Energy, Jan Teichmann, Pres. Asia Pacific, Lexington May, Sr. Manager, Investor Relations, 713-909-5629, InvestorRelations@fluenceenergy.com, www.fluenceenergy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Fluence,  TECO,  


Fluence Supplies Energy Storage to Irish Solar Project (Int'l.)
Fluence Energy, Greencoat
Date: 2022-02-23
Arlington, Virginia-headquartered global clean energy storage specialist Fluence Energy Inc. reports the delivery of a 10.8 MW battery-based energy storage system to Dublin, Ireland-based Greencoat Renewables PLC's Killala Community Wind Farm in County Mayo. Ireland. The project, which is Greencoat's first investment in energy storage technologies, is now in commissioning stage.

Fluence Energy is a Siemens and AES Corporation joint venture. (Source: Fluence, Website PR, 21 Feb., 2022) Contact: Greencoat Renewables, Ben Brooks, Proj. Mgr., +44 20 7832 9400 -- London, +44 20 7832 9400 -- Dublin, www.greencoat-capital.com; Fluence Energy, Joanna Spirodek Regional Marketing Manager, +49 1728 662155, Joanna.Spirodek@fluenceenergy.com, www.fluenceenergy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Fluence,  Fluence Energy,  Wind,  Energy Storage,  Greencoat,  Community Solar,  Solar+Storage,  


AES Launches Robot to Accelerate Solar Construction (Ind. Report)
AES Corporation
Date: 2021-12-10
Arlington, Virginia-based AES Corporation is reporting the launch of Atlas, a new first-of-its-kind solar installation robot. Atlas represents a major advance in solar energy technology, making it faster, more efficient and safer to construct new solar facilities. Atlas was designed by AES through a multi-year innovation process and built in cooperation with Calvary Robotics and other third parties.

The AI-enabled Atlas robot enables the rapid deployment of new solar resources at scale and automates the time and cost efficient construction of new solar resources. AES teams will use Atlas as a next generation tool in the construction of new solar projects. AES' other innovations and investments to "reimagine" solar energy include:

  • Combining solar energy with other technologies to work around the clock for customers through our product that guarantees 24/7 clean energy on an hourly basis;

  • Investing in 5B and its MAVERICK technology, which enables the deployment of solar resources three times as fast to deliver twice the amount of energy on the same amount of land;

  • Pioneering the world's first DC-coupled solar plus battery storage solutions providing dispatchable clean energy; and

  • Deploying solar robots from Ecoppia to automate the cleaning of solar panels to ensure peak performance. (Source: AES, PR, Website, Dec., 2021) Contact: AES Corp., Chris Shelton, Senior VP, CPO, 703-522-1315, www.aes.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News AES Corporation,  Solar,  


  • AES, Google Partner on Nest Renew Thermostat Launch (Ind. Report)
    AES Corporation, Nest thermostat,Google
    Date: 2021-10-06
    Arlington, Virginia-based AES Corporation reports it is partnering with Google on Nest Renew, a new service for Nest thermostats. At launch, AES will offer Nest Renew through its US utilities, AES Indiana and AES Ohio. Nest Renew is designed to work with compatible Nest thermostats to help prioritize clean energy usage and track the positive difference customers are making on the environment. Nest Renew Premium includes Clean Energy Match, which will match a home's estimated fossil fuel electricity with renewable energy credits (RECs) from US wind and solar. helping to support the growth of clean energy.

    Nest Renew will integrate with Uplight, AES' digital technology partner. AES uses Uplight to help speed integration and enable the bundling of multiple utility program options into a simple, consumer-friendly experience. AES is also partnering with Google to identify or develop wind and solar projects that can generate renewable energy certificates (RECs) for Clean Energy Match. (Source: AES Corp., PR, Johnson City Press, Oct., 2021) Contact: AES Corp., Kristina Lund, US Utilities Pres., CEO, Chris Shelton, VP, Chief Products Officer, www.aes.com, www.aes.com/Google-Nest-Renew; Uplight, www.uplight.com; Neste Thermostat, www.nest.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News Uplight,  Nest Thermostat,  AES Corp.,  Energy Efficiency,  Google,  


    Energy Storage Specialist Fluence Energy Files IPO (Ind. Report)
    Fluence Energy
    Date: 2021-09-29
    Arlington, Virginia-headquartered global Clean energy storage specialist Fluence Energy Inc. report it has filed for initial public offering (IPO) and plans to list on Nasdaq under the ticker 'FLNC. Details of shares to be offered or at what price have net been revealed.

    Fluence was formed in 2017 as a Siemens-AES Corporation JV.

    JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are lead underwriters in a syndicate of 16 banks. Proceeds will be used for debt reduction, working capital and other general corporate purposes. The company had a net loss of $74.8 million in the nine months to June 30, and revenue of $430.4 million, according to its filing documents. (Source: Fluence Energy Inc., PR, 28 Sept., 2021) Contact: Fluence Energy Inc., Brett Galura, CEO, (571) 274-9404, www.fluenceenergy.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News Siemens,  Fluence,  Energy Storage,  BESS,  


    AES Indiana Acquiring PetersburgSolar+Storage Project (M&A)
    AES Corp., NextEra Energy Resources
    Date: 2021-08-04
    In Indianapolis, AES Indiana, a subsidiary of The AES Corporation, is reporting plans to acquire and construct a 250 MW solar + 180MWh energy storage facility in Pike County, southwest of Indianapolis, Indiana, from a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which will develop and construct the project.

    Connected to AES Indiana's existing Petersburg Generating Station, the project will power the equivalent of 45,000 homes during peak hours.

    Subject to regulatory approvals, the project is expected to be operational no later than May 1, 2024. Last month, AES Indiana received approval from the IURC to acquire the Hardy Hills 195 MW solar project in Clinton County, Ind. (Source: AES Corporation, PR, Aug., 2021) Contact: AES Indiana, www.aesindiana.com; NextEra Energy Resources, 561-691-7171, www.nexteraenergyresources.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News AES Corp.,  Solar,  Solar+Storage,  NextEra Energy Resources,  


    Siemens, Fluence to Construct German 100MW/200MWh BESS (Int'l.)
    Siemens, Fluence
    Date: 2021-07-21
    Siemens Smart Infrastructure is reporting a letter of intent with Nordostbayern (Future Energy North-East Bayern) for construction of a turnkey 100MW / 200MWh large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) in the town of Wunsiedel, northern Bavaria, Germany.

    Subject to financing, energy storage technology and services provider Fluence, which was formed in 2017 as a Siemens-AES Corporation JV, will provide the lithium-ion battery system. Siemens will handle project management including the building of medium-voltage switchgear equipment and facilitating connection to the local high-voltage grid.

    Siemens broke ground earlier this month on an 8.75MW green hydrogen electrolyser plant at the Town of Wunsiedel's local "energy park". The plant's proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyser will be connected to a 6MW battery storage system that Siemens supplied and installed in 2017. The green hydrogen project is scheduled to go into operation in summer 2022, according to the release. (Source: Siemens Smart Infrastructure, PR, Energy Storage, 20 July, 2021) Contact: Siemens Smart Infrastructure, www.linkedin.com/showcase/siemensinfrastructure, www.new.siemens.com/global/en/company/topic-areas/smart-infrastructure.html

    More Low-Carbon Energy News Siemens,  Fluence,  Energy Storage,  BESS ,  


    AES Commissions California Energy Storage Facility (Ind. Report)
    AES Corporation, Fluence
    Date: 2021-01-29
    The AES Corporation is reporting the commissioning of one of the world's largest stand alone battery energy storage systems (BESS) at the AES Alamitos Energy Center in California. The system will provide up to 400 MWh of energy to Southern California Edison (SCE) under a 20-year PPA.

    The installation incorporates Fluence Advancion 5 batteries -- Fluence is a Siemens-- AES JV and a leading energy storage and technology provider.

    AES presently manages projects that are operational, under construction and under development, including the operation of approximately 2.5 GW of renewable energy projects and has a contracted 2.6 GW pipeline nationwide. (Source: AES, PR, Website, Saur, 28 Jan., 2021) Contact: AES, Andres Gluski, Pres., CEO, www.aes.com; sPower, Ryan Creamer, CEO, Naomi Keller, VP Marketing, (801) 679-3514, nkeller@sPower.com, www.sPower.com; Fluence Energy, Fluence Battery Storage System, Brett Galura, CEO, (571) 274-9404, www.fluenceenergy.com; Southern California Edison, William Walsh, VP Energy Procurement and Management, www.sce.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News AES Corporation ,  Fluence,  Battery Energy Storage,  Southern California Edison ,  


    AES Corporation, sPower Merge Announced (Ind. Report, M&A)
    sPower,AES Corporation
    Date: 2020-11-23
    Salt Lake City-headquartered Independent power producer sPower reports it will merge with Arlington, Virginia-based AES Corporation to create a platform with a combined 12-GW renewables development pipeline.

    sPower's other owner -- Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) -- has agreed to the transaction which will see AES take a 75 pct stake in the combined business with AIMCo holding the remaining 25 pct.

    sPower owns and operates wind, solar and energy storage plants with a combined capacity of close to 2 GW. The platform that will be formed by the merger will manage the 2.5 GW of operating assets and the existing 2.6 GW contracted backlog, according to sPower. The transaction is expected to close within months. (Source: AES, PR 18 Oct., 2020) Contact: AES, Andres Gluski, Pres.,CEO, www.aes.com; sPower, Ryan Creamer, CEO, Naomi Keller, VP Marketing, (801) 679-3514, nkeller@sPower.com, www.sPower.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News AES Corporation,  sPower,  Renewable Energy,  


    Goldwind Sells Stake In Panamanian Wind Project (Int'l., M&A)
    Goldwind AmericasAES Corp
    Date: 2020-05-15
    Goldwind Americas is reporting the sale the sale of its 55-MW Penonome I Wind Project to AES Panama S.R.L. a subsidiary of the AES Corporation and the country's largest power generator.

    AES Panama S.R.L -- jointly owned by The AES Corporation and the Republic of Panama -- owns an aggregate of 554 MW of electric generation capacity through its various operating facilities. AES Panama has developed a portfolio of sustainable infrastructure solutions and helped to reduce CO2 emissions by nearly 16 tons since 1998 (Source: Goldwind Americas, PR, 13 May, 2020) Contact: AES Panama, www.aespanama.com; AES Corp., www.aes.com; Goildwind Americas, Lauren La Marche, Marketing, llamarche@goldwindamericas.com, www.goldwindglobal.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News Goldwind,  Wind,  Panama Wind,  AES Corp,  


    Abengoa Wins Chilean Wind Transmission Contract (Int'l. Report)
    Abengoa,AES Gener
    Date: 2020-04-22
    Spanish engineering company Abengoa SA reports it has been selected by the Santiago, Chile-based power company AES Gener, part of AES Corporation Group, for the engineering and construction of the power transmission infrastructure and grid connections from the Mesamavida and Los Olmos wind farms presently under construction in southern Chile.

    Both wind farms are part of AES Gener's plan to increase the number of renewable energy facilities to contribute to the sustainable growth of the region. (Source: Abengoa, PR, 20 April, 2020) Contact: Abengoa, Inv. Relations, Gonzalo Zubiría, +34 954 93 71 11, ir@abengoa.com, www.abengoa.com; AES Gener, www.aesgener.cl

    More Low-Carbon Energy News Abengoa,  Wind,  Chile Wind,  


    ITOCHU Invests in Midwestern Renewables Power Plants (Ind. Report)
    ITOCHU
    Date: 2020-03-18
    Tokyo-based ITOCHU Corporation and Kansas-based Tyr Energy, Inc. are reporting an agreement to provide equity financing to Minnetota-based Aspenall Energies' Kimball Wind and South Fork Wind projects. The fully operational projects are located in Nebraska and Minnesota and have a combined nameplate capacity of 43 MW.

    The Projects consist of eighteen towers utilizing General Electric's 2 MW class onshore wind turbine platform. Commercial operation was achieved in December of 2016 for South Fork Wind and in June of 2018 for Kimball Wind. Together, the Projects produce enough electricity to power approximately 16,000 US households and have 20-year offtake agreements with Iowa-based Muscatine Power & Water and the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska, respectively.

    ITOCHU has an ownership interest in 15 power generation projects in the United States through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tyr Energy Inc. and offers O&M services through its wholly owned subsidiary, NAES Corporation. (Source: ITOCHU, 17 Mar., 2020) Contact: ITOCHU, www.itochu.co.jp; Tyre Energy, www.tyrenergy.com; Aspenall, www.aspenall.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News ITOCHU ,  Renewable Energy,  Wind,  Solar,  


    Six Flags West Coast Discovery Kingdom Goes Solar (Ind. Report)
    sPower,Borrego Solar
    Date: 2019-12-02
    Six Flags Entertainment Corp. is reporting its Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park, in partnership with Salt Lake City-based sPower and Borrego Solar Systems, has switched to 80 pct solar power.

    The project includes a 7.5 megawatt solar carport rooftop solar array producing 11.9 million kWh of energy annually. The installation will offset 8,400 tpy of CO2 equivalents each year, which is the same as taking 1,800 cars off the road.

    sPower is owned by a joint venture partnership between The AES Corporation (AES), a worldwide energy company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and the Alberta Investment Management Corporation. (Source: Six Flags, Businesswire, PR, 30 Nov., 2019) Contact: Six Flags, www.sixflags.com; Borrego Solar, www.borregosolar.com

    More Low-Carbon Energy News sPower,  Borrego Solar ,  Solar,  

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