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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]