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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 […]

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One-by-one: Saft supplying Nordic region’s next big battery project

Almost exactly a year since the Nordic region’s ‘largest’ battery energy storage system to date was announced, Saft has said that the next system to take that crown will be a project the company will work on in Finland. Saft, the battery energy storage system (BESS) specialist fully-owned by energy major Total, emailed Energy-Storage.news today […]

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Optimisation of battery throughput means optimised revenues, Open Energi’s data science lead says

Batteries are now one of a “huge variety of distributed energy assets capable of providing flexible capacity to the network”, but failure to manage them correctly will limit the market opportunities available, as well as the lifetime of the systems themselves, the data science head of UK flexible energy tech company Open Energi has said. […]

Salt-based energy storage trial taps “first-class” Australian technology

Sungrow adds to +700 ESS system deliveries with 30MW Germany project

Sungrow, best known as a maker of solar inverters, has been awarded a contract to supply complete energy storage systems (ESS) to a 30MW / 30MWh project in Germany, split across three sites. The company is by various metrics a market leader in the global supply of solar inverters for larger-scale applications. In a recent […]

Salt-based energy storage trial taps “first-class” Australian technology

Remote Alaskan Microgrid Will Use Battery Storage for Seasonal Salmon Surges

The Saft system will cut down on expensive diesel consumption and allow better utilization of local hydropower. Energy storage has been used to serve multifarious grid needs, but salmon-induced demand mitigation may be a new one. The remote town of Cordova, Alaska, located on the coast between Anchorage and Juneau, inaugurated its first utility-scale lithium-ion […]

Salt-based energy storage trial taps “first-class” Australian technology

Salmon fishing in Alaska gets a battery-powered renewable boost

Cordova, Alaska, is isolated from the grid, but fortunate to be blessed with hydropower resources – and now a 1MWh battery storage system will help this coastal Arctic community increase its self-reliance in a “harsh and unforgiving climate”. Technology provider Saft announced today that it delivered a turnkey energy storage system (ESS), which is being […]

Salt-based energy storage trial taps “first-class” Australian technology

Large-scale battery prevents Dutch wind farm’s power from being wasted

A 10MW battery energy storage system (BESS), which will allow a 24MW wind farm to keep generating energy even in times of oversupply, officially went into service today near Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The old stereotype of Holland as a country of windmills holds particularly true in this northerly region, where the old kind of windmills have been […]

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German storage system proves batteries ‘profitable without subsidy’

Three companies have inaugurated a 22MW battery energy storage system at Cremzow, in the German state of Brandenburg, in order to provide frequency regulation services to the country’s Primary Control Reserve (PCR) market. German wind developer Enertrag, Switzerland-based energy storage solutions company Leclanché and Enel Green Power (EGP) Germany, a subsidiary of Italian power giant […]

Salt-based energy storage trial taps “first-class” Australian technology

NEC ‘beating cheaper competitors’ to China projects

NEC has now executed five grid-scale battery energy storage projects in China and been awarded another, winning deals in spite of what a company representative described as “aggressive” price competition from domestic vendors. The Massachusetts-headquartered distributed energy division of the Japanese NEC Corporation, NEC Energy Solutions, has commissioned two 9MW projects in Ordos City, Inner […]

Salt-based energy storage trial taps “first-class” Australian technology

Nippon Koei targets 100MW of UK battery projects with energy storage JV

Nippon Koei, one of Japan’s largest engineering firms, has formed a joint venture with a British battery storage firm to construct two 50MW behind-the-meter energy storage projects in the UK. Nippon Koei revealed earlier this week that its Netherlands-based Nippon Koei Energy Europe (NKEE) subsidiary had partnered with RNA Energy to establish two special purpose […]

Salt-based energy storage trial taps “first-class” Australian technology