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How the Energy Storage Industry Responded to the Arizona Battery Fire

Arizona Public Service’s battery fire could have slowed the U.S. storage market. That hasn’t happened. The energy storage industry didn’t wait for the outcome of Arizona Public Service’s year-long investigation into the battery fire that injured four firefighters in April 2019 to start improving the safety of grid batteries. The McMicken fire set off a […]

EDF continues energy storage push with PowerUp investment

How the Energy Storage Industry Responded to the Arizona Battery Fire

Arizona Public Service’s battery fire could have slowed the U.S. storage market. That hasn’t happened. The energy storage industry didn’t wait for the outcome of Arizona Public Service’s year-long investigation into the battery fire that injured four firefighters in April 2019 to start improving the safety of grid batteries. The McMicken fire set off a […]

EDF continues energy storage push with PowerUp investment

First Large Battery in Republic of Ireland Targets Super-Fast Grid Services

The Fluence-supplied battery system will make money via a new product that rewards high-speed frequency response. The Republic of Ireland recently received its first grid-scale battery, which will help manage volatility as the island nation ramps up renewable power plants. Developer Statkraft and battery supplier Fluence announced Wednesday that the battery had been installed in […]

EDF continues energy storage push with PowerUp investment

The Arizona Battery Explosion Is Changing Conventional Wisdom on Safety

Six months later, GTM gets an exclusive update from APS and Fluence on an event that’s forcing a new look at grid battery engineering. It’s been nearly six months since an explosion ripped through a grid battery near Phoenix and upended the industry’s understanding of the technology’s safety. The McMicken conflagration injured first responders and […]

EDF continues energy storage push with PowerUp investment

Fluence, Tesla to Supply Major Battery Systems in Victoria, Australia

State and national government allocated funds to try out business models for large-scale storage. Australia’s energy storage market jumped from baby steps to the biggest battery in the world. Now it’s filling in the gaps with smaller projects that are still among the world’s largest. The state of Victoria and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency […]

EDF continues energy storage push with PowerUp investment

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