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US government ramps up battery supply chain support with US$3.1 billion funding opportunity

US government ramps up battery supply chain support with US$3.1 billion funding opportunity The US Department of Energy (DOE) has formally launched a US$3.16 billion grant funding opportunity for its domestic battery supply chain, the latest in a series of moves to support the sector. The funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is made up of two … Continue reading US government ramps up battery supply chain support with US$3.1 billion funding opportunity

#Idaho_Power announces large-scale battery storage project to help with reliable service

Idaho Power announces large-scale battery storage project to help with reliable service BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Power will install 120 megawatts of battery storage, the first utility-scale storage system in Idaho. The batteries don’t generate electricity, but store power during periods of low use, according to Idaho Power. The company will need additional capacity as … Continue reading #Idaho_Power announces large-scale battery storage project to help with reliable service

Inside Clean Energy: US Battery Storage Soared in 2021, Including These Three Monster Projects

Inside Clean Energy: US Battery Storage Soared in 2021, Including These Three Monster Projects Battery storage is quickly moving from the margins to near the center of the U.S. energy system. In 2021, the market added 3,508 megawatts of battery storage capacity, an amount more than double from the prior year, according to a report … Continue reading Inside Clean Energy: US Battery Storage Soared in 2021, Including These Three Monster Projects

Defense Production Act to boost EV, storage battery minerals

Biden invokes Defense Production Act to boost EV, storage battery minerals The Defense Production Act for critical minerals As the FEMA website explains: The Defense Production Act [of 1950] is the primary source of presidential authorities to expedite and expand the supply of materials and services from the US industrial base needed to promote the … Continue reading Defense Production Act to boost EV, storage battery minerals

Energy developer #Jupiter_Power turns on 100-megawatt #Texas battery

Energy developer Jupiter Power turns on 100-megawatt Texas battery Energy storage developer Jupiter Power has turned a 200MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in Texas online and expects to have over 650MWh operational before ERCOT’s summer peak season. Flower Valley II, located in Reeves County, has started commercial operations, the company said yesterday (30 March … Continue reading Energy developer #Jupiter_Power turns on 100-megawatt #Texas battery

Massive solar, battery storage project proposed in Maricopa County

Massive solar, battery storage project proposed in Maricopa County BUCKEYE, AZ — Another solar and battery storage facility is being proposed for an area in the Valley that’s expected to see massive renewable energy growth. Called Harquahala Sun Photovoltaic Solar Energy Generation and Storage Project, the development will cover more than 1,100 acres near the … Continue reading Massive solar, battery storage project proposed in Maricopa County

Battery storage investment model still a work in progress

Battery storage investment model still a work in progress Although huge amounts of capital are being deployed into storage, some investors speaking at the Energy Storage Summit 2022 made it clear that the investment model is still set to evolve hugely. Jan Libicek, Investment Director at Bluefield Partners and Thomas McNicholas, Director at Greencoat Capital, … Continue reading Battery storage investment model still a work in progress

Indiana Michigan Power proposes 2GW+ of renewables under latest IRP, includes 60MW of battery storage

Indiana Michigan Power proposes 2GW+ of renewables under latest IRP, includes 60MW of battery storage Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) has submitted an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) which includes the addition of more than 2GW of solar and wind by 2028 to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). A subsidiary of investor-owned utility American Electric Power … Continue reading Indiana Michigan Power proposes 2GW+ of renewables under latest IRP, includes 60MW of battery storage