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Growing interest from battery sector is driving vanadium demand growth

Vertically-integrated vanadium mining, production and supply company Largo Resources wants to launch its own vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) onto the market within a year-and-a-half, predicting that the technology will play a “critical role” in addressing significant demand for energy storage. Largo Resources formed a subsidiary, Largo Clean Energy, which was formally launched in December. […]

World’s biggest offshore wind producer moves into hydrogen

Danish utility Orsted A/S took a final investment decision on its first hydrogen project as it expands beyond wind power. The world’s biggest producer of electricity from wind turbines at sea will use the technology at its Danish demonstration project H2RES to produce green hydrogen. The project is expected to be up and running late […]

Nel says ‘green’ hydrogen could be as cheap as fossil alternative by 2025

Nel makes electrolysers used to make so-called green hydrogen from water rather than from fossil fuels, and also hydrogen fuelling equipment OSLO: Norway’s Nel, a maker of zero-emission hydrogen technology, will expand its operations in 2021 to make its products more cost competitive, leading to a significant loss for the year, it said on Thursday. […]

Global developers flock to ‘enormous potential’ of proposed green hydrogen hub in Western Australia

The government of Western Australia has received 65 expressions of interest (EOI) to produce and export renewable hydrogen from a new hub that could feature up to 1,250MW of solar and 270MW of wind generation. After releasing an EOI call in September for the hub in the Oakajee Strategic Industrial Area (SIA), the local government […]

Sumitomo enters ‘green hydrogen’ business in Australia

Sumitomo enters ‘green hydrogen’ business in Australia.Read More.. Source : nikkei

Generac doubles down on US energy storage with reorganised energy tech division

US power product supplier Generac is to unite a number of recently-acquired companies to establish a new energy storage business arm. The new organisation will combine three companies Generac acquired last year, Pika Energy, Enbala Power Technologies, and Neurio Technology, with Generac’s existing connectivity business to create a combined Energy Technology (ET) division. Generac’s chief […]

Is battery-based energy storage technology viable for discoms?

CHENNAI : Could renewable energy along with battery-based energy storage in Tamil Nadu be cost competitive compared to new coal-powered plants? A study by Climate Trends and JMK Research and Analytics states that renewable energy with battery storage in the State could help reduce curtailment of renewable energy. A chunk of solar power in Tamil […]

Battery storage cheaper than new coal power plants in TN: Analysis finds

A new economic viability analysis on Friday revealed that renewable energy along with battery storage in Tamil Nadu is cost competitive with new coal power plants. The report finds the levelized cost of energy for a hypothetical hybrid, solar, wind and li-ion battery storage system for the state to be Rs 4.97/kWh in 2021, which […]

Fluence wants to be a part of the India energy storage story: Marek Wolek, VP, Strategy & Partnerships

Q&A with Marek Wolek, VP – Strategy & Partnerships, Fluence, where he shares his views on the global and regional storage markets and the company’s vision going forward. US-based energy storage technology giant Fluence is bullish on the India growth story. The company, a joint venture between AES and Siemens, wants to be a part […]

40 electric vehicle charging stations planned for Surrey

Funding coming from all three levels of government Surrey will have dozens of new electric vehicle charging stations in the next few years. In an announcement from all three levels of government on Tuesday (Jan. 19), work on the 40 new stations will start immediately. The funding is for the Clean Surrey Electric Vehicle Charging […]