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    1. Missouri is Studying the Use of Lead-Acid Batteries at EV Charging Stations

      Missouri is Studying the Use of Lead-Acid Batteries at EV Charging Stations

      Plans to introduce battery-supported EV charging stations have moved a step closer thanks to funding through a competitive grant awarded by the State of Missouri, made possible by funds from the U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program. The grant will fund a detailed plan for the set-up and construction of EV charging stations with advanced lead energy storage at the selected demonstration sites to help manage electricity demand fluctuations and store electricity when it is less costly.

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      Mentions: DoE Missouri
    2. Lead Batteries Showcased at U.S. Energy Storage Conference

      Lead Batteries Showcased at U.S. Energy Storage Conference

      As a member of the Energy Storage Association, the US-based organization representing companies involved in the energy storage field, the Consortium for Battery Innovation had a clear message when exhibiting at the group’s annual conference, ESACon19: Lead batteries deliver a reliable, safe and cost-effective option for a wide range of energy storage applications. ESACon19 was the ideal place to launch CBI’s latest service – an interactive map showcasing global installations using lead batteries for utility and renewable energy storage. The interactive map highlights the successful use of advanced lead batteries for energy storage, an industry seeing increasingly rapid market growth and demand.

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    3. Interactive Map Pinpoints Energy Storage Installations Worldwide

      Interactive Map Pinpoints Energy Storage Installations Worldwide

      A digital map detailing more than 120 lead battery-powered energy storage projects has been unveiled by the Consortium for Battery Innovation. The map, published online for the Energy Storage Association’s annual conference held in Phoenix, Arizona this week includes diverse case studies demonstrating successful lead battery energy storage installations from the United States, to Asia and Europe.

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      Mentions: ESA
    4. Department of Energy Commits $20.5M to Spark Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling

      Department of Energy Commits $20.5M to Spark Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling

      The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced plans for a $20.5 million investment in lithium-ion battery recycling, with the goal of boosting capture rates to 90%, from a current rate of less than 5%. These investments include $15 million to create a new Lithium Battery R&D Recycling Center in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The remaining $5.5 million will be used as prize money in a contest seeking "solutions to collecting, storing, and transporting discarded lithium-ion batteries for eventual recycling." According to DOE, the contest will be "designed to accelerate the development of solutions from concept to prototype to demonstration."

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    5. S&T Powers High-Tech, Living Laboratory with New Microgrids to Study Advanced Lead Battery Technologies

      S&T Powers High-Tech, Living Laboratory with New Microgrids to Study Advanced Lead Battery Technologies

      Missouri University of Science and Technology has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a living laboratory of solar homes S&T students designed and built to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon. Missouri S&T’s Microgrid Industrial Consortium is using the EcoVillage to test advanced lead battery energy storage in stationary grid-tied applications for potential use as a renewable energy source for communities of the future.

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      Mentions: DoE U.S. Missouri
    6. LSIS Acquires Parker Hannifin’s Energy Grid Tie Division to Create a New U.S. Based Company, LS Energy Solutions

      LSIS Acquires Parker Hannifin’s Energy Grid Tie Division to Create a New U.S. Based Company, LS Energy Solutions

      CHARLOTTE, N.C.--LSIS, a $2B Korea-based global leader in power, automation and smart energy solutions, announced today the acquisition of the Charlotte-based Energy Grid Tie (EGT) Division of Parker-Hannifin, creating a new U.S.-based company, LS Energy Solutions. Financial terms and details of the transaction are not being disclosed.

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      Mentions: U.S. South Korea LG
    7. Greensmith Energy Delivers Enhanced Energy Management Software Platform GEMS 6

      Greensmith Energy Delivers Enhanced Energy Management Software Platform GEMS 6

      The technology group Wärtsilä today announced the release of GEMS 6 (Greensmith Energy Management System, version 6), the latest generation of its award-winning software platform proven across grid-scale deployments globally. With this latest release, GEMS continues to be the most advanced energy management solution available today, deployed across more than 70 grid-scale systems in nine countries, integrated with a multitude of thermal and renewable generation assets as well as load and weather forecasting data. “Greensmith Energy is proud to announce the latest innovation in our product portfolio with the release of GEMS 6,” said John Jung, President and CEO of Greensmith Energy. “With this industry-leading energy management platform, we will enable our utility and IPP customers to integrate and optimize all of their energy resources to improve resiliency and flexibility during a time of tremendous transition – paving a viable way towards a 100 percent renewable energy future.”

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      Mentions: Greensmith
    8. Battery Storage to Become $1.2trn Market, with Australia Leading the Way

      Battery Storage to Become $1.2trn Market, with Australia Leading the Way

      Australia is set to lead the global energy storage boom, which according to a report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) will grow to a $1.2trn industry. The global energy storage market is set to draw in $1.2trn investment by 2040 and the cost of batteries is also set to significantly decrease. The report, entitled the Long-Term Energy Storage Outlook, predicts a strong uptake of stationary energy storage, thanks to households trying to maximise solar self-generation and networks working to balance increasingly renewable grids.

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      Mentions: Australia Japan India
    9. Johnson Controls, ConEd Subsidiary Partner to Grow Energy Storage

      Johnson Controls, ConEd Subsidiary Partner to Grow Energy Storage

      Johnson Controls announced Monday that it has signed a joint venture with a clean energy unit of Consolidated Edison, a deal aimed at helping expand the market for smart energy storage control systems developed by the company. Consolidated Edison Solutions, a subsidiary of Con Edison Clean Energy Business, will be the exclusive provider of storage to customers of Johnson Controls.

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    10. Greensmith Energy Unveils Standardized Energy Storage Solution

      Greensmith Energy Unveils Standardized Energy Storage Solution

      The technology group Wärtsilä has released a new solution, GridSolv, the company’s first standardized energy storage solution. GridSolv is an advanced energy storage solution that is designed to offer maximum flexibility and speed of deployment. This innovative and standardized architecture supports both standalone energy storage deployments as well as integrated hybrids with thermal or renewable generation assets. Coming in three sizes, the GridSolv solution is typically housed in an ISO 40-foot container and contains: batteries, power distribution, safety, fire suppression, and air conditioning systems.

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    11. Stem Partners with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen

      Stem Partners with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen

      Stem, Inc. has announced new collaborations with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen Systems to use Stem’s artificial intelligence (AI), Athena, in intelligent solar + storage solutions in Arizona and California. These projects represent Stem’s entry into a sixth U.S. state and the continued high growth of solar + storage momentum across the country.

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      Mentions: California Japan U.S.
    12. Wärtsilä Delivers Its First Engine Plus Storage Hybrid Installation Enabling Hungary’s ALTEO Group to Optimize Their Generation Portfolio

      Wärtsilä Delivers Its First Engine Plus Storage Hybrid Installation Enabling Hungary’s ALTEO Group to Optimize Their Generation Portfolio

      The technology group Wärtsilä has delivered its first engine plus storage hybrid installation worldwide and its first Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) energy storage project in Europe, to Sinergy Kft, subsidiary of ALTEO Group, in Budapest, Hungary. Wärtsilä energy storage solutions enable power companies and developers to integrate and optimise a diverse mix of grid resources and deliver flexibility, reliability and resilience for customers seeking best-in-class system performance. The order was booked in Q1 2018 and the project was successfully commissioned on the 22nd of August 2018.

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      Mentions: Europe Greensmith
    13. Convergent Commissions the Biggest Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage System in North America

      Convergent Commissions the Biggest Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage System in North America

      NEW YORK--Convergent Energy + Power (Convergent), the leading independent developer of energy storage solutions in North America, and IHI, Inc. announced today the launch of North America’s biggest behind-the-meter energy storage system, located in Sarnia, Ontario. The system, with hardware and software provided by the energy storage division of IHI, Inc. (IHI Energy Storage) is reducing Ontario’s Global Adjustment charge for an industrial customer by reducing the amount of grid electricity the facility consumes during grid peak periods. The 10 MW/20 MWh system has enough energy to run an electric bullet train for 500 miles. With this commissioning, Convergent is operating 26 MW of energy storage assets in Ontario alone and is the largest operator of energy storage in the Province.

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      Mentions: Ontario New York
    14. Further Tax Cuts on Li-ion Would be 'Essential Boost' for India's Energy Storage Industry

      Further Tax Cuts on Li-ion Would be 'Essential Boost' for India's Energy Storage Industry

      India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST), a single tax applicable across the whole of the country, will be lowered for lithium-ion batteries by 10% in a move which has been welcomed by the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA). All goods and services are taxable under the law, which was introduced in 2017. Along with a wide range of other changes, the GST rates on lithium-ion batteries has dropped from 28% to just 18%. In related news, fuel cell vehicles will see their GST reduced from 28% to 12%.

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    15. NEC Energy Solutions Commissions Europe's Largest Energy Storage System For EnspireME

      NEC Energy Solutions Commissions Europe's Largest Energy Storage System For EnspireME

      NEC Energy Solutions (NEC) announced today that they have completed and commissioned the largest energy storage system in Europe for Germany-based EnspireME, a joint venture between Eneco, a Netherlands-based renewable energy company and Mitsubishi Corporation. The 48 MW energy storage system located in Jardelund, Germany has over 50 MWh of storage capacity and will generate revenue from the primary reserve market by providing reactive power to stabilize the transmission grid.

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      Mentions: France Belgium Europe
    16. Ideal Energy Selects NEXTracker's NX Flow for One of the Largest Solar-and-Storage Installations in Iowa

      Ideal Energy Selects NEXTracker's NX Flow for One of the Largest Solar-and-Storage Installations in Iowa

      FREMONT, Calif. , May 1, 2018 -- NEXTracker ™, a Flex company, today announced that Iowa -based Ideal Energy will construct a 1.1 megawatt (MW) power plant at the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Fairfield, IA using the NEXTracker NX Flow ™ integrated solar-plus-storage system.

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      Mentions: Iowa NREL
    17. Missouri Utility Looks to Energy Storage to Extend Life of Substation

      Missouri Utility Looks to Energy Storage to Extend Life of Substation

      A municipal utility in Springfield, Missouri, is testing the potential of old-school lead batteries to help manage peak demand and extend the life of equipment. City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri, announced a partnership last year with a hometown battery manufacturer, NorthStar Battery, on a pilot project to integrate energy storage at a substation serving a growing area of the city.

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    18. Australia Leading the Global Energy Storage Race

      Australia Leading the Global Energy Storage Race

      A new research by Greentech Media (GMT) shows that Australia is leading the global race in energy storage, having installed the most storage technology in the world during 2017, ahead of Germany, the United States and Japan. According to GMT’s “Global Energy Storage: 2017 Year in Review and 2018-22 Outlook” Australia installed an astonishing 246 megawatts (MW) of energy storage power capacity, enough to power almost 400,000 homes at one time, while also taking second place for energy capacity (MWh).

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      Mentions: Australia Japan U.S.
    19. Sungrow Partners with Greensmith to Deliver State-of-the-Art Solar Plus Storage Technology to Massachusetts

      Sungrow Partners with Greensmith to Deliver State-of-the-Art Solar Plus Storage Technology to Massachusetts

      OAKLAND, Calif., April 9, 2018 -- Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, recently announced to work with Greensmith Energy, a part of the Wärtsilä technology group, to provide an advanced energy storage system to Origis Energy USA in Sterling, Massachusetts. The project couples a 1MW rooftop solar installation with a 1MW/2MWh energy storage system to deliver an annual base load of 1.7MWh in dispatchable clean energy to the town's ratepayers.

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    20. Goldwind Installs Primus Power Energy Storage System at Beijing

      Goldwind Installs Primus Power Energy Storage System at Beijing

      HAYWARD, Calif., April 01, 2018 — (“Primus”), the leading long duration stationary energy storage company, announced today that Etechwin is operating an EnergyPod 2 at their Beijing campus.  Etechwin is the microgrid subsidiary of Goldwind, a world-leading wind turbine manufacturer.

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      Mentions: U.S. China Hong Kong
    21. Ice Energy Launches the Keep Your Cool™ Free HVAC Replacement and Energy Storage Program

      Ice Energy Launches the Keep Your Cool™ Free HVAC Replacement and Energy Storage Program

      Ice Energy, the leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions for utilities, today announced the launch of the Keep Your Cool free HVAC replacement and energy storage program, available to qualified businesses in Orange County, California. 

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    22. Ice Energy Launches the Keep Your Cool Free HVAC Replacement and Energy Storage Program

      Ice Energy Launches the Keep Your Cool Free HVAC Replacement and Energy Storage Program

      COSTA MESA, Calif. – March 14, 2018 – Ice Energy, the leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions for utilities, today announced the launch of the Keep Your Cool free HVAC replacement and energy storage program, available to qualified businesses in Orange County, California. The company established the Keep Your Cool program as part of its historic award from Southern California Edison to provide 25.6 megawatts of behind-the-meter energy storage. Under the program, Orange County businesses are eligible to receive free, fully installed HVAC and thermal energy storage systems, using Ice Energy’s proprietary Ice Bear® solution.

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