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Building domestic supply chain for battery storage could be a priority for lawmakers, Senate aides say

Building domestic supply chain for battery storage could be a priority for lawmakers, Senate aides say -Promoting a domestic supply chain for energy storage technologies, particularly batteries, could be an area of bipartisan focus for the 117th Congress and a big theme within the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, aides say. -Investing in … Continue reading Building domestic supply chain for battery storage could be a priority for lawmakers, Senate aides say

Funding For Battery Technology Companies Exploded In 2020

Funding For Battery Technology Companies Exploded In 2020 Last fall Swedish lithium-ion battery maker Northvolt announced that it had raised $600 million in equity to invest in capacity expansion, research and development, and large-scale recycling. The capital raise included institutional investors Baillie Gifford, Baron Capital Group, Bridford Investments Limited, Norrsken VC & PCS Holding together … Continue reading Funding For Battery Technology Companies Exploded In 2020

#Southern_Power retrofitting 640MWh of battery storage at two #California solar power stations

Southern Power retrofitting 640MWh of battery storage at two California solar power stations US wholesale energy provider Southern Power is adding battery energy storage to two solar sites in California. Storage will be added to the company’s Tranquillity Solar Facility and Garland Solar Facility, with Southern Power – a subsidiary of the Southern Company – … Continue reading #Southern_Power retrofitting 640MWh of battery storage at two #California solar power stations

Ambri’s liquid metal battery to be used at desert data centre in Nevada

Ambri’s liquid metal battery to be used at desert data centre in Nevada ‘Liquid metal’ battery technology developed as a potential low-cost competitor for lithium-ion looks set to be used at a data centre under development near Reno, Nevada. An agreement has been made to deploy energy storage systems using the novel chemistry batteries between … Continue reading Ambri’s liquid metal battery to be used at desert data centre in Nevada

#Southern_California_Edison Signs Contracts for 590 MW of Battery Energy Storage

Southern California Edison Signs Contracts for 590 MW of Battery Energy Storage Southern California Edison has signed long-term contracts for four projects totaling 590 megawatts of battery energy storage resources. These contracts increase SCE’s total amount of installed and procured battery storage capacity to approximately 2,050 MWs. SCE hopes this will help further enhance the … Continue reading #Southern_California_Edison Signs Contracts for 590 MW of Battery Energy Storage

#Broad_Reach_Power Acquires 25-Megawatt/100-Megawatt-Hour Battery Storage Project in #California

Broad Reach Power Acquires 25-Megawatt/100-Megawatt-Hour Battery Storage Project in California HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Broad Reach Power (“Broad Reach”), an independent power producer (IPP) based in Houston which owns a five gigawatt portfolio of utility scale solar and energy storage power projects in Montana, California, Wyoming, Utah and Texas, announced today that it has acquired the 25-megawatt … Continue reading #Broad_Reach_Power Acquires 25-Megawatt/100-Megawatt-Hour Battery Storage Project in #California

What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries?

What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries? Pt 2 In the first part of this series of articles, an overview of the flow batteries characteristics has been provided, extrapolated from IDTechEx’s recent report “Redox Flow Battery 2020-2030: Forecast, Challenges, Opportunities”. In this second article, a more detailed analysis about the different chemistries will … Continue reading What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries?

What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-Ion Batteries?

What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-Ion Batteries? Pt 1 In this first part of a series of articles from IDTechEx, an overview of the flow batteries characteristics is provided, extrapolated from IDTechEx’s recent report “Redox Flow Battery 2020-2030: Forecast, Challenges, Opportunities”. While Li-ion batteries are dominating the stationary energy storage sector, a growing … Continue reading What’s on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-Ion Batteries?

#TVA developing its first battery storage project

TVA developing its first battery storage project The Tennessee Valley Authority has announced plans to build and operated its first grid-scale battery storage system in Tennessee, Kallanish Energy reports. The facility will be located in an industrial complex in Venore, Tennessee, about 35 miles southwest of Knoxville, it said in last week’s announcement. The project, … Continue reading #TVA developing its first battery storage project

NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market

NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market NORTH GREENBUSH – The New York Independent System Operator has paved the way for industrial-scale energy storage devices such batteries and flywheels to participate in the state’s wholesale energy markets, which the NYISO oversees. The NYISO recently adopted new market rules that will incorporate energy storage … Continue reading NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market