The Committee calls on the EC and member states to remove regulatory barriers that hamper the development of energy storage projects, such as double taxation or shortcomings in EU network codes. The Trans-European energy networks also need to be revised in order to improve eligibility criteria for those wishing to develop energy storage facilities.
MEPs also highlight the potential of hydrogen produced from renewable sources ("green hydrogen" ) and call on the EC to continue supporting research into and development of a hydrogen economy. The EC should also assess if retrofitting gas infrastructure to transport hydrogen is possible, as the use of natural gas is only of a transitional nature.
The committee also supports the EC's efforts to create European standards for batteries and to reduce dependence on their production outside of Europe. The EU's heavy dependence on importing raw materials from sources where extraction degrades the environment should be reduced through enhanced recycling schemes and by sourcing raw materials sustainably, possibly in the EU.
Finally, MEPs propose ways to boost other storage options, such as mechanical and thermal storage, as well as the development of decentralized storage through home batteries, domestic heat storage, vehicle-to-grid technology and smart home energy systems. The EC estimates that the EU will need to be able to store six times more energy than today to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
According to lead MEP Claudia Gamon, "Energy storage will be essential for the transition to a decarbonized economy based on renewable energy sources. As electricity generated by wind or solar energy will not always be available in the quantities needed, we will need to store energy. Apart from storage technologies that we already know work well like pumped hydro storage, a number of technologies will play a crucial role in the future, such as new battery technologies, thermal storage or "green" hydrogen. These must be given market access to ensure a constant energy supply for European citizens." (Source: European Union News, European Commission PR, July, 2020)
More Low-Carbon Energy News Paris Climate Agreement, Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Hydrogen,
The Committee calls on the EC and EU's 27 member states to remove regulatory barriers that hamper the development of energy storage projects, such as double taxation or shortcomings in EU network codes. The Trans-European energy networks also need to be revised in order to improve eligibility criteria for those wishing to develop energy storage facilities. The MEPs also propose boosting mechanical thermal, and other other energy storage options as well as the development of decentralized storage through home batteries, domestic heat storage, vehicle-to-grid technology and smart home energy systems.
The committee also supports efforts to create European battery standards and battery recycling initiates and reduce dependence on their production outside of Europe.
Finally, the EC estimates the EU will need to be able to store six times more energy than today to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
According to lead MEP Claudia Gamon, "Energy storage will be essential for the transition to a decarbonised economy based on renewable energy sources. As electricity generated by wind or solar energy will not always be available in the quantities needed, we will need to store energy. Apart from storage technologies that we already know work well like pumped hydro storage, a number of technologies will play a crucial role in the future, such as new battery technologies, thermal storage or green hydrogen. These must be given market access to ensure a constant energy supply for European citizens." (Source: European Union News, European Commission PR, 30 June, 2020)
More Low-Carbon Energy News Energy Storage, European Union, European Commission, Battery,
The Committee calls on the EC and the EU 27 member states to remove regulatory barriers that hamper the development of energy storage projects, such as double taxation or shortcomings in EU network codes. The Trans-European energy networks also need to be revised in order to improve eligibility criteria for those wishing to develop energy storage facilities. The MEPs also propose ways to boost other storage options, such as mechanical and thermal storage, as well as the development of decentralised storage through home batteries, domestic heat storage, vehicle-to-grid technology and smart home energy systems. The committee also recommends European battery standards recycling initiates and reducing the EU's dependence on batteries produced outside of Europe. Finally, The EC estimates the EU will need to be able to store six times more energy than today to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
According to lead MEP Claudia Gamon, "Energy storage will be essential for the transition to a decarbonised economy based on renewable energy sources. As electricity generated by wind or solar energy will not always be available in the quantities needed, we will need to store energy. Apart from storage technologies that we already know work well like pumped hydro storage, a number of technologies will play a crucial role in the future, such as new battery technologies, thermal storage or green hydrogen. These must be given market access to ensure a constant energy supply." (Source: European Union News, European Commission PR, 30 June, 2020)
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The new 250-MWh liquid air battery is expected to be operational in 2022 and will be able to power up to 200,000 homes for five hours, and store power for many weeks.
The $106.5 million project is being supported by $12.5 million in government grant funding and a $43.9 million investment from the Japanese machinery giant Sumitomo Highview is developing other sites in the U.K., continental Europe, and the U.S., but the Manchester project will be the first. (Source: Highview Power, PR, Guardian, Grist, 23 June, 2020)
Contact: Highview Power, Javier Cavada, CEO
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The project, which was developed as part of a partnership between the City of Amesbury and Kearsarge Energy, was one of the first solar plus energy storage projects to participate in the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program
(Source: CS Energy , renews.biz, 24 June, 2020) Contact: CS Energy, Sean Harrington, Dir. Energy Storage, 732 860 4660, www.csenergy.com; Kearsarge Energy
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The EERE Advanced Manufacturing Office and Vehicles Technologies Office will jointly invest up to $12 million in projects that address capability gaps for enhanced lithium-ion batteries, next-generation lithium-ion batteries, and next-generation lithium-based battery technologies through the following areas -- materials processing and scale-up; innovative advanced electrode and cell production; designer materials and electrodes; and formation.
Individual projects awards will range from $500,000 to $3 million over 24 to 36 months. A 50/50 cost-share will be required between DOE and the private partner, which can include an in-kind contribution.
Download details and contact information HERE .. (Source: DOE EERE, 18 June, 2020} Contact: DOE EERE, www.energy.gov/eere/funding/eere-funding-opportunities
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The ITHPP test bench is specifically sized to replicate the effects of short-circuit in high DC for electrical vehicles and battery energy storage systems (BESS).
The test bench operates on several types of current/voltage waveforms. The discharged parameter is modular and a human-machine interface system allows precise indications of the discharge parameters according to the settings. The bench is equipped with a shielded, non-flammable test chamber and includes a smoke evacuation system to eliminate risks linked to a faulty system under test.
(Source: ITHPP, PR, Website, June, 2020) Contact: ITHPP,
+33 (0 )5 65 33 43 30, www.ithpp-alcen.com
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Beginning this month and continuing through mid-2021, Sunrun and SCE will network up to 300 of Sunrun's Brightbox residential rooftop solar plus battery storage systems across Southern California to demonstrate how clean energy stored in Sunrun Brightbox rechargeable solar battery systems can provide the peaking capacity to the electrical grid for Southern California residents.
The program unlocks additional value for both Sunrun and Sunrun customers. Homeowners will earn an incentive for participating in the program, and Sunrun will generate revenue by managing and dispatching the networked home solar and battery-stored energy to the grid when SCE calls an event to meet local grid operational requirements. (Source: Sunrun, PR, 16 June, 2020) Contact: Sunrun, Lynn Jurich, Co-founder and CEO., (833) 324-5886, www.sunrun.com; Southern California Edison, William Walsh, VP Energy Procurement & Management, www.sce.com
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The energy storage project broke ground in March and is expected to come online early in 202i, according to am Eversource release. (Source: Eversource, PR, Wicked Local Provincetown, 12 June, 2020) Contact: Eversource, Roger Kranenburg, VP Energy Strategy and Policy, www.eversource.com
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Stem's Athena™ AI analytics platform enables customers and partners to optimize energy use by automatically switching between battery power, onsite generation and grid power. Stem's solutions help enterprise customers benefit from clean, adaptive energy infrastructure and achieve a wide variety of goals, including expense reduction, resilience, sustainability, environmental and corporate responsibility and innovation. Stem also offers full support for solar partners interested in adding storage to standalone, community or commercial solar projects – both behind and in front of the meter. (Source: Sten Inc., PR, June, 2020) Contact: California Solar and Storage Association, www. calssa.org; Stem Inc., John Carrington, CEO, 877-374-7836, www.stem.com
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Yllikkala Power Reserve One will help grid operator Fingrid by supplying fast-acting frequency regulation services to Finland's national electricity system.
The plant will be sited in the south-east of Finland, near the city of Lappeenranta. Finland is targeting carbon neutrality at a national level by 2035. (Source: Neoen, Energy Storage, 10 June, 2020) Contact: Neoen, www.neoen.com
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The 120MWac/480MWh Mahi Solar project will be developed in Kunia, Oahu, while the 40MWac/160MWh Pulehu Solar power facility will be built in Pulehu, Maui. The two projects are slated for completion in 2023. Longroad also has plans to negotiate power purchase agreements (PPA) with HECO in the next few months, including beginning the permitting process and virtual public meetings.
(Source: Longroad Energy, PR, HECO, PowerTech, June, 2020) Contact: Longroad Energy, Paul Gaynor, CEO, www.longroadenergy.com; HECO, Jim Alberts, Snr. VP, Shelee Kimura, VP Bus. Dev., (808) 543-7780, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.hawaiianelectric.com
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Span's electric panel is designed to monitor and control up to 32 circuits, all managed through a smartphone app . The Panasonic systems are intended for indoor usage and are available in DC-coupled or AC-coupled versions and can be retrofitted to existing solar systems. (Source: Span Inc., PV Mag., June, 2020)
Contact: Span Inc, Arch Rao, CEO, www.span.io, www.span.io/panasonic-evervolt
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The company owns a 3-GW portfolio of utility-scale solar and energy storage power projects in Montana, Wyoming, California, Utah, and Texas.
(Source: Broad Reach Power , Website, 9 June, 2020. Contact: Broad Reach Power , Steve Vavrik, CEO, www.broadreachpower.com
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Photon will act as engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the two projects which are expected to be completed and commissioned in Q4,2020. Battery storage is expected to be added to the solar farms at some point and no PPA have yet been signed.
Photon Energy Australia is a subsidiary of Photon Energy, a global provider of complete large solar power systems,according to the company website.
(Source: Photon Energy Australia, PR, ReNew Economy, 30 May, 2020) Contact: Photon Energy Australia, Michael Gartner, Managing Dir., email@example.com, www.photonenergy.com.au
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Work will begin by developing a 10-year power use forecast for the current UIPA jurisdictional land that identifies how much power is needed, followed by a renewable energy generation and storage forecast to serve as a roadmap for future action that includes resource type (wind, solar, battery, renewable energy credits, etc.), resource size (in megawatts), and capital.
Additional agreements and approvals on specific projects are anticipated as this work goes forward.(Source: Utah Inland Port Authority
, KUTV, 17 May, 2020)
Contact: Utah Inland Port Authority, Jack Hedge, Executive Director, www.utahinlandport.org; Rocky Mountain Power, Gary Hoogeveen, Pres., CEO, (800) 222-4335, www.rockymountainpower.net
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PG&E's proposal represents a major boost to a battery fleet that's already set to be the largest in the world. PG&E's major projects include a 300-MW/1,200-MWh project by Irving, Texas-based Vistra Energy and a 182.5-MW/730-MWh project from Tesla being built near a natural-gas plant in Monterey County.
PG&E is also adding another 100 MW/400 MWh of battery plant from Vistra and three 50-MW/200-MWh systems to the existing 50-MW Diablo Energy Storage project being constructed by LS Power in Contra Costa County.
(Source: Pacific Gas & Electric, gtm, 19 May, 2020)
Contact: Vistra Energy, Curt Morgan, CEO, Molly Sorg, Inv. Relations, (214) 812-8004, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.vistraenergy.com; PG&E, www.pge.com
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The new Voltpack Mobile System delivers up to 250 kW with a scalable capacity from 245 to 1225 kWh of available energy. The system scales through a central interface hub and can connect in parallel up to five self-contained Voltpacks, each containing three liquid-cooled, industrial-grade battery Voltpack Cores. The hub also serves as an interface for applications and houses inverter and auxiliary systems.
The final validation of Voltpack Mobile System will be undertaken at Vattenfall's test and certification center in Alvkarleby, Sweden. (Source: Northvolt, InsideEVs, 23 May, 2020) Contact: Northvolt, Peter Carlsson, CEO, www.northvolt.com email@example.com, www.northvolt.com; Vattenfall, Magnus Hall, CEO, Pres, +46 8 739 5000, www.corporate.vattenfall.com
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The project will incorporate more than 7,000 PV panels coupled with battery energy storage capacity through a battery storage system.
(Source: GZA, PR, 28 May, 2020) Contact: GZA, Patrick Sheehan, CEO, Angela Cincotta, Marketing and Communications, 781-278-5777, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.gza.com; Kearsarge Energy, (617) 393-4222, www.kearsargeenergy.com
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The project, which is expected to be completed early in 2022, will combine a 4-MW solar farm with two 4.5-MW wind turbines, a lithium ion battery system and gas generators. (Source: Juwi Renewable Energy Australia, Website, 27 May, 2020) Contact: Juwi Renewable Energy, Cameron Garnsworthy,
+61 7 3107 0908, www.juwi.com.au
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The project would include a 5 MW solar array along with a microgrid -- a self-contained distribution system that would include a battery for electricity storage. The new solar installations would also power geothermal heating and cooling projects. (Source: Prairie Island Indian Community, Star Tribune, 23 May, 2020)Contact: Prairie Island Indian Community, 651-385-4124, www.prairiesisland.org
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The home owner supplied devise tariff program, which was developed in partnership with solar companies and Renewable Energy Vermont (REV), offers up to $10,500 in upfront incentives to customers purchasing their own batteries through local installers. At least 500 customers can enroll each year, up to five MW of stored energy annually.
With the Tesla Powerwall tariff program, customers can pay $55 per month for two Powerwall batteries in a 10-year lease, which covers standard installation and an optional five more years at no additional cost, or pay $5,500 upfront. Program participants agree to share their stored energy with GMP during peak energy use times, which lowers costs for all GMP customers.
(Source: green Mountain Power, PR, Energy Insider, 26 May, 2020), Contact: Green Mountain Power, Mari McClure, Pres., CEO, Josh Castonguay, VP, (802) 770-3392, email@example.com, www.greenmountainpower.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News Green Mountain Power, Energy Storage, Tesla Power Wall,
The new Voltpack Mobile System is a modular and flexible system envisioned as an replacement to diesel generators as well as for powering remote electricity grids, reinforcing weak grids, supporting electric vehicle charging, and delivering grid services such as balancing power, flexibility, or other ancillary services.
The Voltpack Mobile System delivers up to 250 kW with a scalable capacity from 245 to 1225 kWh of available energy. The system scales through a central interface hub, which can connect in parallel up to five self-contained Voltpacks, each containing three liquid-cooled, industrial-grade battery Voltpack Cores. The hub also serves as an interface for applications, and houses inverter and auxiliary systems. Multiple Voltpack Mobile Systems can be connected in parallel.
The final validation of Voltpack Mobile System will be undertaken at Vattenfall's test and certification center in Alvkarleby, Sweden. Vattenfall will be the first to deploy the VMP. (Source: Northvolt, InsideEVs, 23 May, 2020) Contact: Northvolt, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.northvolt.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News Northvolt, Energy Storage, Vattenfall,
The project would include a 5 MW solar array along with a microgrid and backup battery for electricity storage. (Source: Prairie Island Indian Community, Star Tribune, 23 May, 2020) Contact: Prairie Island Indian Community, 651-385-4124, www.prairiesisland.org
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Primergy will continue to pursue Quinbrook's established low-carbon investment strategy in the U.S. power markets, making direct investments from early-stage development through acquisitions of operational assets as both primary sponsor and in joint venture with our family of project development partners, according to the release. (Source: Quinbrrok Infrastructure Partners, PR, 18 May, 2020) Contact: Quinbrook - Primertgy Solar, David Saybrook, www.quinbrook.com
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The approximate $1 billion project, which includes 380 MW of battery storage, will serve NV Energy, part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate, as the utility works to meet the Silver State's 50 pct by 2030 and 100 pct clean energy by 2050 mandate. The project's power would feed Las Vegas and potentially additional areas in Southern California.
(Source: US DOI, GTM. 11 May, 2020) Contact: U.S. Department of the Interior, www.doi.gov; NV Energy, Doug Cannon, Pres., CEO, Kristen Saibini, Corporate Communications,, 775-834-3891, email@example.com, www.nvenergy.com; Arevia Power, Ricardo Graf, CDO, 917-653-8116,
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This system will be the first commercial deployment of Form Energy's proprietary grid-connected aqueous air battery system.
In preparation for the pilot, Form Energy conducted a portfolio optimization study of Great River Energy's unique system characteristics with Formware™, a proprietary software analytics platform design to help energy planners model future grids. Formware™ was purpose-built to model high penetration renewables at the system level and determine how all types of storage enable cost-effective renewable energy integration.
Since its 2017 founding,
Form Energy has raised over $50 million in funding.
(Source: Form Energy, PR, 8 May, 2020) Contact: Form Energy, Mateo Jaramillo, CEO, www.formenergy.com;
Great River Energy , Vice President and Chief Power Supply Officer Jon Brekke. www.greatriverenergy.com
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The Company has also notes it has expanded its relationship with CED Greentech branches throughout Southern California -- San Diego, Riverside, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange County, and Coachella Valley. Over the next 90 days, Eguana will launch its Evolve into Northern California with a focus on regions that were heavily impacted by the forest fires.
Home Energy Storage Systems Evolve is a fully-integrated residential energy storage system that includes the company's proprietary power electronics system, LG Chem low-voltage battery modules, and a comprehensive user interface. The system is rated at 5KW AC output with a modular battery design based on a 6.5 kWh battery, which is scalable from 13 to 39kWh in storage capacity.
(Source: Eguana Technologies, PR, 7 May, 2020) Contact: Equana Technologies, Justin Holland CEO, (416) 728.7635, Justin.Holland@EguanaTech.com, www.EguanaTech.com
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Renewance provides lifecycle management solutions to the battery energy storage and electric vehicle industries. Services include enabling clients with defect or end-of life batteries to compare, select and contract with battery recyclers on the Renewance Connect platform; turnkey recycling solutions; and several other software solutions and services to ease management of battery energy storage assets throughout the full life cycle.
The investment in Renewance was made from the Illinois Clean Energy Innovation Fund. As part of the support Clean Energy Trust offers their portfolio, they will also provide both companies with access to resources and programs that have helped current portfolio companies raise more than $140 million of follow-on funding.
Since 2014, Clean Energy Trust has invested in 33 companies in states located across the Mid-Continental region of the United States. (Source: Clean Energy Trust, PR, Website, May, 2020) Contact: Clean Energy Trust, 312.487.4000,
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Projected expansion of offshore wind, solar, and energy storage development amounts to approximately 24,000 new megawatts of renewable energy and storage capacity over the next 15 years. The long-term IRP includes:
Also included in this year's filing is a significant increase in energy efficiency programs to meet the 5 pct energy sales reduction target by 2025 set by the VCEA.
Bidders information is at www.dominionenergy.com/2020SolarWindRFP (Source: Dominion Energy, 1 May, 2020) Contact: Dominion Energy Virginia, Keith Windle, VP Business Development and Merchant Operations, www.dominionenergy.com
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Most of the projects are co-located projects since the battery project will use an adjacent solar power plant to charge the battery over the term of the contract. These projects will be located at the same point of interconnection and will be the first of their kind on the Golden State's grid.
(Source: SCE, Yahoo, 1 May, 2020) Contact: SCE, William Walsh, VP Energy Procurement & Management, www.sce.com
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Most of the projects are co-located projects since the battery project will use an adjacent solar power plant to charge the battery over the term of the contract. These projects will be located at the same point of interconnection and will be the first of their kind on the Golden State's grid. (Source: SCE, Yahoo, 1 May, 2020) Contact: SCE, William Walsh, VP Energy Procurement & Management, www.sce.com
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The $140,000 base model will have 1,000 horsepower and jump from zero mph to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds.
That power will be coming from Triton's proprietary battery technologies.
Triton hopes to integrate solar panel technology in the vehicle's roof which is more than 90 pct glass, which would allow for a 700-watt solar panel system that would power air conditioning and other auxiliary purposes. The Model H will have two-way functionality with Triton Solar's Pandora Box energy storage system, which has a built-in EV charger. (Source: Triton Solar, PR, April, 2020)
Contact: Triton Solar, EV, Himanshu B. Patel, Founder 856-390-0066 , firstname.lastname@example.org, www.tritonev.co
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According to the report: Sunrun systems have further prevented the emission nearly 5 million tons of nitrogen oxide pollution since 2008; produced 7.4 billion kilowatt-hours of clean energy since 2007 -- equivalent to taking 1.3 coal-fired power plants offline for a year.
Download the Sunrum Impact Report HERE.
(Source: Sunrun, PR, April, 2020) Contact: Sunrun, Lynn Jurich, CEO, Patrick Jobin , ISVP, IR, (415) 373-5206, email@example.com www.sunrun.com
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8minute Solar Energy is the largest privately-held developer of solar PV and storage projects in the U.S. 8minute has over 18 GW of solar and storage projects under development, with 2 GW in operation in 2020.
(Source: 8Minute Solar Energy, PR, Yahoo, 23 April, 2020) Contact: 8Minute Soplar Energy, Dr. Tom Buttgenbach, Pres., CEO, Katie Struble
Director, Corporate Communications, 608 332 2809,
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The project will install 125 mw of advanced BESS, making it among the largest battery storage systems globally. The system will include a battery energy management system enabling it to be charged entirely by renewable electricity.
The project is expected to come in at $114.95 million, of which $3 million is co-financed by a grant from ADB's High-Level Technology Fund, financed by the Government of Japan. The Mongolian government will provide $11.95 million toward the cost of the project, which is due for completion in September 2024. (Source: Asian Dev. Bank, April, 2020)Contact: Asia Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao, Pres. +63 2 632 4444, www.adb.org
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The project will incorporate First Solar's proprietary thin film module technology, designed and developed at the Company's research and development (R&D) centers in Santa Clara, California, and Perrysburg, Ohio.
When fully operational, the facility is expected to generate sufficient power for as many as 45,000 average homes, while displacing 62,000 metric tpy of CO2.
(Source: First Solar, PR, 21 April, 2020) Contact: Silicon Valley Clean Energy, www.SVCleanEnergy.org; Monterey Bay Community Power, www.mbcp.org; First Solar, Kathryn Arbeit, VP, Project Dev., David Brady, Inv. Rel., (602) 414-9315, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.firstsolar.com
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The scope of work includes the design, engineering, manufacture, dispatch, transportation, and storage of all equipment and materials such as the adequate capacity of solar PV modules with suitable ratings -- International Electrotechnical Commission or Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) standards.
The projects will be developed on a build-operate-own (BOO) basis and should achieve financial closure within a year from the effective date of the power purchase agreement (PPA) and commissioned within 18 months.
(Source: Solar Energy Corp of India, PR, Marcom India, 14 April, 2020) Contact: Solar Energy Corp of India, 011-71989200, email@example.com, www.seci.co.in
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The Span smart panel provides advanced, real-time controls for the home and the LG RESU home battery can provide essential backup power during an outage. The Span panel replaces the standard electrical panel and enables monitoring and controls for every circuit within the home.
By having complete control of home loads, homeowners have the ability to manage backup power efficiently and to choose what loads are being backed up.
(Source: LG Chem, Span Energy, Saur 11 April, 2020)
Contact: LG Chem, +82 (2) 3773-6951, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.lgchem.com; Span Energy, www.span.io
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The 5-story building, which meets the highest level of seismic criteria, is on track track to achieve full seven-petal Living Building Challenge certification performance standard established by the Seattle-based International Living Future Institute (ILFI).
The building will include: a five-story vacuum-flush composting waste system, the first urinal-to-fertilizer system, and a photovoltaic-powered battery storage system with a two-way power connection with the city's grid; a 71,000-gallon rainwater collection system that will allow the building to meet 100 pct of its water needs through on-site collection and treatment; a 133 kW on-site rooftop solar array and an 195 kW off-site array that combined will enable the building to produce more than 5 pct of its energy needs over the course of a year.
The PAE Living Building is expected to consume 18.6 kilo-BTUs per square foot per year -- by comparison, 40.8 kilo-BTUs per square foot per year is consumed by new built-to-code Portland office buildings. The building is aiming for net-zero energy upon completion.
(Source: ZGF Architects, Architects Newspaper, 10 April,2020)
International Living Future Institute, 206 223 2028, www.living-future.org; PAE Engineers, www.pae-engineers.com; ZGF Architects, www.zgf.com
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The modular, expandable Electriq PowerPod system includes a battery, hybrid battery/solar inverter, home energy management system, and an energy meter. (Source: Electriq Power, PR, April, 2020) Contact: Electriq Power, Frank Magnotti, CEO, email@example.com, www.electriqpower.com
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The Albireo solar parks have 20-year PPAs with local power distribution firms Delsur, AES, EDESAL and B&D.
(Source: Neoen El Salvador, 3 April, 2020) Contact: Neoen El Salvador, www.neoen.com
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Gravitricity's innovative energy battery works by raising multiple heavy weights -- totaling up to 12,000 tonnes -- in a deep shaft and releasing them when energy is required.
The system can store energy at half the lifetime cost of lithium-ion batteries, according to the company.
(Source: Gravitricity, UKTN, 3 April, 2020) Contact: Gravitricity, Charlie Blair, +44 131 554 6966, firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.gravitricity.com; Innovate UK, Ruth McKernan, CEO, +44 (0) 7766 901150, email@example.com, www.innovateuk.gov.uk
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The €15 million installation will incorporate Saft's Intensium Max 20 High Energy solution in 11 integrated 2.3 MWh containers designed and manufactured by Saft. (Source: TOTAL,PR, 30 Mar., 2020) Contact: Total, www.total.com/en; SAFT, +33 1 58 63 16 00, www.saftbatteries.com
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The IRENA analysis notes that when paired with renewable generators, batteries help provide reliable and cheaper electricity in isolated grids and to off-grid communities. The analysis also notes utility-scale battery storage systems are being deployed primarily in Australia, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, the United States and other European countries. Globally, energy storage deployment in emerging markets is expected to increase by over 40 pct each year until 2025. The report adds that although utility-scale stationary batteries currently dominate global energy storage, small-scale battery storage is expected to significantly increase by 2030.
Read IRENA's full Innovation landscape briefs on Utility-scale batteries and Behind-the-Meter batteries. HERE.
(Source: IRENA, 29 Mar., 2020) Contact: IRENA, www.irena.org
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Penso Power has also inked an offtake agreement with Shell Energy Europe for the project's original 100MW.
G2 Energy is the project's principal contractor.
Sungrow is supplying the battery storage system which uses lithium ion cells from Samsung and CATL.
(Source: Penso Power, renews, 19 Mar., 2020) Contact: Penso Power Ltd., Richard Thwaites, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pensopower.com
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Previously this year, contracted with Origis Energy for 200 MW of solar and 200 MWh of battery storage .(Source: TVA, 17 Mar., 2020) Contact: Tennessee Valley Authority, (865) 632-2101, email@example.com; RFP and doing business with TVA details HERE. www.tva.com
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