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    1. ESS Raises $30M From SoftBank, Breakthrough Energy Ventures to Scale Iron Flow Batteries

      ESS Raises $30M From SoftBank, Breakthrough Energy Ventures to Scale Iron Flow Batteries

      Iron flow battery startup ESS raised an additional $30 million to take its technology from pilots to commercial scale. Since 2011, the company has been developing a low-cost, nonflammable long-duration storage technology to compete across domains where the dominant lithium-ion battery chemistries are weaker. The bigger potential for flow batteries is large-scale renewable energy-shifting, and that requires moving into megawatt-scale territory. This marks the second energy storage investment from Japanese investment firm SoftBank. It made its first foray into the sector this summer with a splashy $110 million investment in the block-stacking gravity storage startup Energy Vault. 

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    2. Lead Battery Carves Market Position as Energy Storage Grows

      Lead Battery Carves Market Position as Energy Storage Grows

      With energy storage expected to double this year and triple in 2020, researchers are working to boost lead battery performance for its use in renewable energy integration and electric vehicles. energy storage deployment. The Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI), a global research organization that funds innovation in lead batteries, has developed a roadmap for growth. Advanced lead batteries offer cost and sustainability advantages, said Alistair Davidson, director, CBI. They’re generally less expensive than alternatives and are recycled at a rate of 99%.

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    3. Energy Storage and a Carbon-Free Grid System

      Energy Storage and a Carbon-Free Grid System

      Whilst energy storage enables grid operators to expand their renewable energy resources, and lower carbon emissions by changing their reliance on conventional energy resources, the technology is also playing a pivotal role in modernizing grid networks and towards the introduction of new business cases. For instance, energy storage is granting stakeholders flexibility in generation, transmission, distribution and end-use. The deployment of utility-scale energy storage systems has allowed Italian multinational energy firm Enel to adopt new sustainability goals in line with standards promoted by the UN Global Compact, the Science Based Targets Initiative and the We Mean Business coalition.

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      Mentions: DNV GL Enel
    4. Empower Energies and Hannon Armstrong Announce Large Investments in C&I Renewable Energy Projects

      Empower Energies and Hannon Armstrong Announce Large Investments in C&I Renewable Energy Projects

      Empower Energies, a renewable energy development and financing company, and Hannon Armstrong, an investor in climate change solutions, recently announced they will jointly invest in renewable energy projects in the commercial & industrial (C&I) and municipal, university, school, and hospital markets across the United States. The collaboration unites Hannon Armstrong’s extensive experience in providing long term financing with Empower Energies’ existing platform for the development and acquisition of C&I-scale solar rooftop, ground-mount solar and canopy projects, as well as energy storage and related distributed generation technologies.

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    5. Top Federal Energy Official Visits Alabama Power's Smart Neighborhood

      Top Federal Energy Official Visits Alabama Power's Smart Neighborhood

      Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette toured a home at Reynolds Landing in Hoover, where Alabama Power partnered with Signature Homes, Southern Company, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and technology vendors to create the Smart Neighborhood. Reynolds Landing homes feature emerging energy-efficient technologies, materials and appliances. The neighborhood is connected to a nearby community-scale solar energy system with natural gas and battery backup, the first of its kind in the Southeast.

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    6. Balance-of-System Costs Falling for Non-Residential Storage

      Balance-of-System Costs Falling for Non-Residential Storage

      Since 2014, non-residential storage system prices have declined by more than 15 percent in the U.S. Commercial and industrial customers with predictable, peaky loads are increasingly turning to storage to help manage demand charges. Grid services are also expected to provide a key value stream by the early 2020s. Over the next five years, system costs will decline further, with all-in costs falling by more than 27 percent by 2024, according to a new Wood Mackenzie report that looks at the pricing landscape for the U.S. non-residential storage segment.

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    7. 8minute Solar Energy and Doosan GridTech Ink Deal to Develop Advanced Predictive Controls for Dispatchable Solar + Storage

      8minute Solar Energy and Doosan GridTech Ink Deal to Develop Advanced Predictive Controls for Dispatchable Solar + Storage

      8minute Solar Energy has partnered with Doosan GridTech to develop an advanced energy software control solution for dispatching energy from advanced solar photovoltaic plus storage centers. 8minute Solar Energy and Doosan GridTech will develop an advanced control platform with predictive dispatch capability at the Springbok 3 solar plant in the Mojave Desert. This partnership pairs Doosan’s flexible software platform and energy storage expertise with 8minute’s dispatch approach to maximize asset value creation.

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    8. Energy Storage Can Help California Avoid Major Blackouts

      Energy Storage Can Help California Avoid Major Blackouts

      The power outages impacting hundreds of thousands of Californians serve as a reminder of how we need to modernize the grid and make it more resilient. With the help of Congress, that modernization could happen even faster. Energy storage is an essential component of a secure, resilient, low-carbon and cost-effective electricity future, and California is at the epicenter of this change. Not only does storage support the deployment of renewables and create jobs, it can also provide key options for flexibility and a smarter way to make households and businesses resilient to grid disruptions.

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      Mentions: California ESA Engie
    9. Storage Player Unveils US Battery Plant Plan

      Storage Player Unveils US Battery Plant Plan

      US company Kore Power is planning to build a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in its home country to support global growth efforts for its energy storage system. The 305,000-square-metre plant aims to support up to 2000 jobs by providing batteries for the Mark 1TM storage system. Kore Power said it is reviewing potential sites in a handful of states within the US and has narrowed the search down to places with broad access to labor and logistics hubs.

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      Mentions: KORE Power
    10. #StorageITC: 'No Other Policy Can Accelerate Energy Storage Industry as Quickly'

      #StorageITC: 'No Other Policy Can Accelerate Energy Storage Industry as Quickly'

      Energy-Storage.news spoke with Kelly Speakes-Backman, head of ESA, for a wide-ranging feature interview. Speakes-Backman said that energy storage right now is enjoying “extremely strong, bipartisan support, from Congress, from our Department of Energy and other administrations such as the Department of Commerce and Environment Protection Agency.” One of the reasons why storage is enjoying cross-party support in what appear to be divided times, is that there is growing recognition of the role batteries and other storage can play in creating an efficient, affordable and sustainable grid.

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      Mentions: Congress ESA
    11. NextEra Is on a Roll

      NextEra Is on a Roll

      The largest wind and solar developer continues to grow, with projects paired with storage as it reaches 5.3 GW of contracted solar projects. And it’s making good money at the same time. In its third-quarter results, NextEra’s presence in the solar market is bigger than ever. Development subsidiary NextEra Energy Resources added 747 MW of solar contracts and 341 MW of battery storage to its backlog, almost all of which is in the post-2020 time frame.

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      Mentions: Nextera
    12. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves First Compliance Filings on Energy Storage Rule

      Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves First Compliance Filings on Energy Storage Rule

      The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the first two orders implementing Order 841, which aims to break down market barriers to electricity storage. FERC found that the tariffs for SPP and PJM generally satisfy Order 841’s directive allowing electric storage resources to de-rate their capacity to meet minimum run-time requirements, but the commission also found that neither market includes minimum run-time requirements for resource adequacy and capacity in its tariff. So FERC directed the two market operators to submit tariff provisions reflecting their rules and practices regarding resource adequacy minimum run-time requirements and capacity minimum run-time requirements for all resource types.

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    13. Energy Storage Fire Safety Codes to go Into Effect in New York Next Month

      Energy Storage Fire Safety Codes to go Into Effect in New York Next Month

      Supporting New York’s state goals of reaching 3,000MW of energy storage by 2030 - equivalent to 40% of today’s electric demand - codes for the safe installation of energy storage systems will go into effect on a permanent basis after 1 November. The issue of fire safety in relation to the deployment of stationary energy storage systems in New York, particularly in the US state’s densely populated urban areas, has been considered to have held back what has otherwise been a hugely fertile state for clean energy.

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      Mentions: New York
    14. UK Firm Announces Plans for First 'Liquid to Gas' Cryogenic Battery

      UK Firm Announces Plans for First 'Liquid to Gas' Cryogenic Battery

      British battery pioneers plan to build Europe’s largest energy storage project using a cryogenic battery that can store renewable energy for weeks rather than hours. The device will be built on the site of an old fossil fuel plant in the north of England to power up to 50,000 homes for up to five hours. Unlike traditional lithium-ion batteries, which typically store electricity for a few hours, the “cryobattery” will be able to store energy for months.

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      Mentions: UK Highview
    15. The Biggest U.S. Battery Is 16 Years Old

      The Biggest U.S. Battery Is 16 Years Old

      The biggest battery in America has been quietly at work for almost 16 years in a far more remote corner of America: a warehouse in central Alaska. The 46-megawatt battery, in Fairbanks, uses a chemistry that’s largely gone the way of fax machines. It’s old enough that its operators can’t find replacement parts for some components. But it still works, keeping the lights on in the city of 32,000 near the Arctic Circle, preventing 59 blackouts last year alone.

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      Mentions: Alaska
    16. ACCIONA Buys Solar + Storage on a National Scale

      ACCIONA Buys Solar + Storage on a National Scale

      In a deal spanning 20 projects, seven states, two power markets and more solar than the entire state of Florida has installed to date, ACCIONA has agreed to a deal with Tenaska to acquire 3 GW of utility-scale solar and 1 GW of co-located solar and energy storage. Specially, ACCIONA envisions commissioning eight projects by the end of 2023, adding around 1.5 GW of peak capacity to its North American renewable energy portfolio.

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      Mentions: ACCIONA
    17. Is Energy Storage Finally Ready To Tackle the Wind Sector's Biggest Challenge?

      Is Energy Storage Finally Ready To Tackle the Wind Sector's Biggest Challenge?

      Now that wind energy has gone mainstream, the big challenge is how to squeeze the most kilowatts out of a wind turbine. The task is more complicated than simply increasing the size and efficiency of the turbine. People—and businesses—need electricity when they need it, but the wind blows when it will. The result can be an undersupply of wind energy during peak demand periods and an oversupply at other times, especially at night. However, more economical energy storage technology is coming online, and it's having a powerful impact on both the wind and solar energy markets.

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      Mentions: KORE Power
    18. City of Santa Barbara, CEC to Help Residents Prepare for Power Outages at Home Energy Storage Workshop

      City of Santa Barbara, CEC to Help Residents Prepare for Power Outages at Home Energy Storage Workshop

      Community Environmental Council (CEC) and the City of Santa Barbara will present a free Home Energy Storage Workshop to help Santa Barbara homeowners understand the ins and outs of pairing solar power with battery storage. Led by CEC, the free workshop will provide the community an opportunity to gather and discuss power backup options in the face of imminent widespread “public safety power shutoffs.”

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      Mentions: California
    19. New York City Trades Gas Plants for the World's Largest Battery

      New York City Trades Gas Plants for the World's Largest Battery

      The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a 316 MW / 2528 MWh (that’s 8 hours!) energy storage facility to “provide peak capacity, energy, and ancillary services in New York City while enhancing grid reliability”. Ravenwood Development (owners of the current gas plants at the site) plans to build out the project in three phases – 129 MW, 98 MW and then 89 MW – with the first phase complete by March 2021. If they deploy all 2.5 GWh of energy storage, they will demolish 16 existing gas peaker plants, only two of which are currently running.

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      Mentions: New York
    20. FERC OKs PJM, SPP Storage Plans, Sets Separate Proceedings for Minimum Run-Time Requirements

      FERC OKs PJM, SPP Storage Plans, Sets Separate Proceedings for Minimum Run-Time Requirements

      The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Thursday gave its first two approvals to grid operator plans to implement its energy storage order. PJM Interconnection will implement most of its plan by Dec. 3, while participating in a separate proceeding to evaluate the fairness of its 10-hour duration requirements for storage to participate in its market. Southwest Power Pool will implement its plan in nine months, as FERC regulators approved extra time for the grid operator to implement a new settlement management system.

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    21. CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman’s Statement on FERC’s Decision on PJM Filing to Order 841

      CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman’s Statement on FERC’s Decision on PJM Filing to Order 841

      “FERC’s decision today that PJM must place rules regarding the capacity qualification of energy storage resources in its tariff is a tremendous step in fully removing barriers to energy storage in wholesale markets,” said ESA CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman. “Further, ESA is pleased to see FERC open a new proceeding on PJM’s proposed 10-hour duration requirement for qualifying energy storage capacity."

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      Mentions: ESA FERC
    22. Let's Kill 'Utility-' or 'Grid-Scale' Storage

      Let's Kill 'Utility-' or 'Grid-Scale' Storage

      Ask people how they segment the energy storage industry, and you'll often hear them divide it between customer-sited or behind-the-meter storage and "utility-"or "grid-scale storage." But if you then ask them what they mean by "utility-scale," you can't get a clear answer. Is it 5 MW, 10 MW, more than 20 MW? Do they mean "front-of-meter"? Or connected to the bulk transmission system? No, we're not calling for the end of the large-scale storage industry. We're saying that distributed, smaller-scale storage can provide all the same value to the grid that large-scale storage can and should be explicitly encouraged to compete on playing fields that policymakers have leveled everywhere.

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      Mentions: Stem
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