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    1. Renewable Energy Leader Geoffrey Brown Named Powin Energy's President

      Renewable Energy Leader Geoffrey Brown Named Powin Energy's President

      TUALATIN, OR--(Aug 11, 2016) - Powin Energy, a leading designer and developer of safe and scalable energy storage solutions for utilities, C&I, and EV fast-charging stations, announced today that energy industry leader Geoffrey Brown has been named the company's new president. Brown brings over a decade of international project financing, business development, and implementation expertise and joins Powin at a key moment in the company's history. "Powin Energy's strategy and technology have proven to be successful as they are providing strong value to energy storage customers through software and integration," said Brown. "It is an exciting time to be in the energy storage industry and I look forward to leading the charge in the next chapter of the Powin story."

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    2. Sunverge Customer AGL Launches World’s Largest Virtual Power Plant

      Sunverge Customer AGL Launches World’s Largest Virtual Power Plant

      SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5, 2016 -- Sunverge Energy, a leading provider of intelligent energy storage systems for residences and small businesses, today announced it is partnering with Australia energy retailer AGL and the federal government's Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), to develop the world's largest Virtual Power Plant (VPP)"This project is the world's largest, the first of its kind and an innovative solution to both help customers manage their energy bills and at the same time contribute to grid stability," said AGL Managing Director and CEO Andy Vesey. "This project is core to AGL's strategy of being a manager of distributed energy resources. It also leverages our investment in Sunverge and helps us to continue to improve the digital customer experience."

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      Mentions: Australia Sunverge
    3. New Energy Storage Deployments in Major World Markets Are Expect

      New Energy Storage Deployments in Major World Markets Are Expect

      A recent report from Navigant Research examines the market for grid-tied energy storage systems (ESSs) in 22 countries, with forecasts for power capacity, energy capacity, and revenue, segmented by technology, through 2025. The major markets in North America are expected to be the largest globally for grid-tied ESSs in 2015, but the more rapidly growing Asia Pacific markets are expected to take the lead around 2018. Overall, the five major markets in Asia Pacific are expected to deploy 199.5 MW of distributed storage capacity in 2015, increasing to 9,416.6 MW in 2025 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47 percent. Click to tweet: According to a recent report from @NavigantRSRCH, new energy storage deployments in major world markets are expected to total nearly 62 GW from 2015 to 2025.

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      Mentions: Asia U.S. China
    4. Largo Resources Announces Non-Binding M.O.U. with Vionx Energy Corporation

      Largo Resources Announces Non-Binding M.O.U. with Vionx Energy Corporation

      TORONTO, July 18, 2016 - Largo Resources Ltd. ("Largo" or the "Company") (TSX: LGO) (OTCQB: LGORF) is very pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding (the "MOU") with Vionx Energy Corporation ("Vionx"), a company which develops, produces and sells Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries ("VRBs") for utility grid applications. The MOU summarizes the principal terms upon which Largo and Vionx will continue discussions that may lead to the supply by Largo of vanadium electrolyte to Vionx to further the research and development of advanced VRBs utilizing VNX Grid Energy Storage Systems. Largo and Vionx have agreed to continue discussions aimed at achieving stable pricing and necessary capacity with an industry leading value proposition for VRB systems, utilizing Vionx product technical, cost, and partner advantages combined with Largo supply capacity, cost advantage, and high quality processing capability.

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      Mentions: India MD Siemens
    5. UniEnergy to Supply ReFlex Energy Storage System for US Grid Modernization Project

      UniEnergy to Supply ReFlex Energy Storage System for US Grid Modernization Project

      UniEnergy Technologies (UET) will deliver a 100kW/400kWh ReFlex energy storage system for a utility grid modernization project in the US. The project, which is being carried out jointly by EPB of Chattanooga and three US national laboratories, will assess the benefits and challenges of energy storage integration with electric utilities. The UET ReFlex system will allow an islandable microgrid at the operations center of EPB, which serves the greater Chattanooga, Tennessee, area.

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      Mentions: DoE U.S. ORNL
    6. Adara Power and Smart Utility Systems Partner to Offer Distributed Energy Storage Aggregation

      Adara Power and Smart Utility Systems Partner to Offer Distributed Energy Storage Aggregation

      SAN JOSE, Calif., July 12, 2016 Adara Power, a privately-held Silicon Valley company committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent, and connected energy storage, announces its partnership with Smart Utilities Systems (SUS), who leads the industry with its innovative mobile - energy & water cloud Software-as-a-Service platform for digital customer engagement and big data analytics for global electric, gas and water utilities addressing challenges of energy sustainability & water conservation.

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    7. Global Annual Deployments of Residential Energy Storage Systems

      Global Annual Deployments of Residential Energy Storage Systems

      A new report from Navigant Research examines trends in the residential energy storage industry, providing an analysis of utility involvement, business models, and a projected growth path, with global market forecasts for capacity and revenue in major regions, through 2025. Momentum in the residential energy storage industry is growing rapidly as utilities begin to recognize the value residential energy storage systems (RESSs) can provide. The growing popularity of these systems—driven by a growing residential solar PV industry, falling systems costs, rising electricity prices, and a push to improve resiliency—holds enormous potential to dramatically alter the electricity industry in terms of the grid’s physical structure, business models, and utility-customer relationships. Click to tweet: According to a new report from @NavigantRSRCH, global annual deployments of RESSs are expected to increase from 94.9 MW in 2016 to 3,773.3 MW in 2025.

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      Mentions: Australia Japan U.S.
    8. Advanced Microgrid Solutions and Opus One Solutions Partner to Provide Cutting-Edge Suite of Distribution Services

      Advanced Microgrid Solutions and Opus One Solutions Partner to Provide Cutting-Edge Suite of Distribution Services

      SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, July 5, 2016 - Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS), a pioneer in the use of energy storage systems for electric utility grid support, and Opus One Solutions (Opus One), a leading smart grid software engineering company, today announced an agreement to jointly offer a cutting edge suite of solutions for the distribution grid. The partnership combines both companies' expertise to provide utilities with a comprehensive platform for real-time management and optimization of the electric grid. AMS and Opus One will pair advanced energy storage systems with real-time grid level energy management software to bring utilities an unmatched degree of grid visibility, control, and optimization. This industry-leading solution set will support widespread deployment and operation of distributed energy resources, including renewable energy. In addition to the benefits to utilities, the solutions provided by AMS and Opus One will help customers optimize their energy strategies while contributing to a stronger, more resilient grid.

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    9. Study: Even At Current Prices, Energy Storage Makes Economic Sense For Many Renewables Projects

      Study: Even At Current Prices, Energy Storage Makes Economic Sense For Many Renewables Projects

      Even at current market prices, various different energy storage options make economic sense for renewable energy projects in some locations, according to new research from MIT. The energy storage options profiled by the study included: battery systems, pumped hydroelectric storage, and compressed air energy storage, amongst others. While these options are economically a good choice in some locations, in other locations, they are not.

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      Mentions: CA TX MIT
    10. BYD to Partner with ENEL on Electrified Transportation, Energy Storage

      BYD to Partner with ENEL on Electrified Transportation, Energy Storage

      BYD Company Ltd. (Shenzhen, China) has signed a global framework cooperation agreement with Enel Green Power (EGP, Rome, Italy), a multinational power company and leading integrated player in the world’s power industry. The agreement signed will pave the way for possible cooperation projects in electrified transportation and energy storage aimed at residential, commercial and industrial applications, all based on BYD’s proprietary Iron-Phosphate batteries, reads the press release.

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      Mentions: Italy China BYD
    11. Top Energy Storage Pioneer to Lead Global Sales at UET

      Top Energy Storage Pioneer to Lead Global Sales at UET

      MUKILTEO, Wash., June 23, 2016 - UniEnergy Technologies (UET) has named Blake Frye as its Senior Vice President of Global Sales. With over 20 years of experience delivering high-value energy storage projects to customers, Frye will drive global sales at UET to deliver even greater value from UET's breakthrough vanadium flow energy storage systems. With global procurements of flow batteries over one gigawatt-hour (GWh), the industry clearly recognizes that flow batteries can competitively deliver the rugged flexibility demanded by modern grid economics.  UET is the leading flow battery company in the U.S. and Europe, with over 80MWh of containerized energy storage solutions deployed, ordered, or awarded by customers.

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      Mentions: CA DoE HI
    12. Aquion Energy Introduces 24-Volt Version of Industry-Leading Aspen Battery System

      Aquion Energy Introduces 24-Volt Version of Industry-Leading Aspen Battery System

      PITTSBURGH, PA--(Jun 20, 2016) - Aquion Energy, Inc., developer and manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries and energy storage systems, has introduced the Aspen 24S, a 24-volt version of its award-winning Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI) battery. The new product is designed for energy-intensive applications that use solar panels, such as off-grid solar-powered LED lighting, as well as small pumps and motors. It is also an ideal drop-in replacement for existing systems using 24-volt lead-acid batteries.

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      Mentions: PA Thailand HI
    13. Stem Inc., Hawaiian Electric and Hawai'i Department of Education Partner to Bring Energy Monitoring

      Stem Inc., Hawaiian Electric and Hawai'i Department of Education Partner to Bring Energy Monitoring

      HONOLULU--All public elementary, middle, and high schools in the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territory are receiving new, intelligent, energy-monitoring devices and software through a unique collaboration among Stem, Inc., a California-based leader in software-driven energy storage; Hawaiian Electric Companies; Energy Excelerator and the Hawai‘i Department of Education (DOE). As more public schools add classroom cooling, solar power, efficient lighting and other energy efficiency equipment, balancing costs and energy use become increasingly critical. It will require active monitoring and management of high-use devices like air-conditioning systems.

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      Mentions: CA DoE HI
    14. Alevo and KiWi Power Boot Up UK Storage Sector With Utility-Scale Project

      Alevo and KiWi Power Boot Up UK Storage Sector With Utility-Scale Project

      The development of the UK's nascent energy storage market took a major step forward today with the news energy storage provider Alevo and demand response firm KiWi Power have partnered to develop a 6MW battery storage array for National Grid in Yorkshire. The system, which will be one of the first utility-scale storage projects in the UK, will store energy for National Grid and support the transmission of electricity to customers nationwide. The system has been designed on a long-term leasing model, and is expected to be operational for more than a decade.

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    15. Microsoft Partners With Primus Power to Drive Energy Innovation at Datacenters

      Microsoft Partners With Primus Power to Drive Energy Innovation at Datacenters

      WASHINGTON, DC--( Jun 16, 2016) - Today, at a White House event honoring clean energy innovators, Primus Power and Microsoft announced a program to advance energy storage at datacenters globally. The program will be carried out in collaboration with NRG Energy, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and battery technology providers, including Primus Power. This pilot program is part of a broader focus by Microsoft, as part of its datacenter strategy, to explore next generation technologies for energy storage and management.The project is one component of Microsoft's multi-faceted global environmental sustainability strategy. It aims to determine the best way to effectively store renewable energy at scale to ensure electricity is inexpensive and available for future use.

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    16. Hitachi to Establish New Division in North America to Expand Its Energy Solutions Business

      Hitachi to Establish New Division in North America to Expand Its Energy Solutions Business

      TOKYO, June 1, 2016 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") and Hitachi America, Ltd. today announced the establishment of the Energy Solutions Division. The new division will expand Hitachi's Energy Solutions Business in the North American market by providing comprehensive solutions to customers' energy challenges, from proposing, developing and financing to O&M(1). With this division, Hitachi will address the needs of the North American market, where a variety of advanced initiatives are already underway. It will expand Hitachi's Energy Solutions Business by providing solutions that utilize digital technology, integrating the OT(2) it has built up over time in the electric power and energy sectors with advanced IT(3). The new division will be located within Hitachi America, Ltd., which serves at Hitachi, Ltd.'s regional headquarters in North America.

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      Mentions: Japan Asia HI
    17. North America Regains its Claim as the Leading Region for Microgrid Capacity, According to Navigant Research

      North America Regains its Claim as the Leading Region for Microgrid Capacity, According to Navigant Research

      A new report from Navigant Research measures data on known grid-tied and remote microgrid projects in the proposal, planning, and deployed stages across six geographies, with details on capacity, project numbers, and rankings. Microgrid deployments continue to increase globally, and as of 2Q16, Navigant has identified 1,568 projects representing more than 15 GW of capacity in the tenth edition of its Microgrid Deployment Tracker. Since the last update, 148 projects were added to the database, accounting for nearly two GW of capacity, over half of which was located in North America. Click to tweet: According to a new report from @NavigantRSRCH, North America has regained its claim from Asia Pacific as the leading region in global microgrid capacity with a 42 percent market share. 

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      Mentions: Asia U.S. Siemens
    18. Eguana Enters Australian Market and Expands AC Battery Applications

      Eguana Enters Australian Market and Expands AC Battery Applications

      CALGARY, ALBERTA--(May 9, 2016) - Eguana Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EGT)(OTCQB:EGTYF) continues to deploy its AC Battery energy storage appliance and demonstrate its global capabilities and application diversity as the AC Battery is integrated into an expanding range of control technologies. Eguana announced today that it has begun shipments into solar applications in Australia, and for intermediate storage installed alongside both public and home EV charging stations. "The adoption of the AC Battery into EV charging applications was just a matter of time" commented Justin Holland, Chief Executive Officer of Eguana. "EV charging is one of the fastest growing uses of electricity and aside from reducing the impact of charging on the power grid storage enables a much higher value to be extracted from the network infrastructure by enabling the delivery of grid services from these distributed energy assets."

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    19. SolarReserve And Shenhua Group To Partner In Building 1,000 Megawatts Of Advanced Solar Energy Projects In China

      SolarReserve And Shenhua Group To Partner In Building 1,000 Megawatts Of Advanced Solar Energy Projects In China

      SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 3, 2016 -- SolarReserve, LLC, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects with proprietary advanced solar thermal energy storage technology, and Shenhua Group Corporation, Ltd., a key state-owned enterprise in the People's Republic of China, announced the companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build 1,000 megawatts of solar thermal projects in China. SolarReserve's solar storage technology solves the intermittency issues experienced with other renewable energy sources, enabling the delivery of 100% renewable baseload and dispatchable power with operational capabilities comparable to traditional fossil-fired and nuclear electricity generation methods.

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    20. Verengo Solar and Swell Energy Announce Residential Energy Storage Partnership

      Verengo Solar and Swell Energy Announce Residential Energy Storage Partnership

      TORRANCE, CA and VENICE, CA--April 27, 2016- Verengo Solar, Southern California's premier residential PV installer, and Swell Energy, California's leading home battery provider, jointly announced today a partnership that creates a one-stop home energy storage and backup power solution for the residential market. Under the terms of the agreement, Verengo will leverage its leadership position and expertise in the residential solar power installation market and become a preferred installer of Swell Energy's home solar battery products. Among the services offered by the two companies is an energy storage solution that will allow customers to power their homes cleanly and quietly independent of the electrical grid for up to one day or, when paired with solar, potentially indefinitely.

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    21. Northern Power Systems Announces Fully Integrated Energy Storage System Using any Battery/Mechanical Storage Option

      Northern Power Systems Announces Fully Integrated Energy Storage System Using any Battery/Mechanical Storage Option

      BARRE, Vt ., April 25, 2016 -- Northern Power Systems Corp. (NPS.TO), a next generation renewable energy technology company, today announced the release of a new product that enables developers and end-users to acquire a fully integrated energy storage system tailored to their needs in terms of power and energy. The Northern Power ESS (Energy Storage Solution) features the advanced FP2000 FlexPhase power conversion system that has been featured in multiple technologies and applications. The system has a wide range of DC voltage optimization, able to be effective with Flow, Lithium, Lead Acid or any other chemical battery, as well as mechanical storage options such as flywheels. Northern Power leverages its abilities and experience in grid integration and renewable optimization in order to deliver the best solution for the customer's needs.

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    22. EDF Renewable Energy Acquires groSolar

      EDF Renewable Energy Acquires groSolar

      EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) today announced the acquisition of Global Resource Options, Inc. (dba: groSolar), a privately owned company, which provides development and turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for developers, financiers, utilities, corporate, government, and other institutional clients. The acquisition brings to EDF RE an autonomous business unit with a precise focus on distributed generation solar business to meet the growing demands of corporate customers seeking cost-effective renewable energy sources. Closing is subject to customary conditions precedent. 

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    23. Study Suggests Australia's Largest Battery Storage Array Could Complement 91 MW Wind Farm

      Study Suggests Australia's Largest Battery Storage Array Could Complement 91 MW Wind Farm

      A ground-breaking study involving leading utilities and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency has suggested that Australia’s largest battery storage array could be installed at a South Australian wind farm. The study – Energy Storage for Commercial Renewable Integration in South Australia (ESCRI-SA) – looks at a range of possibilities for non-hydro storage in South Australia and concludes that a 10MW, 20MWh lithium-ion battery storage facility next to the 91MW Wattle Valley wind farm on the Yorke Peninsula is the best option.

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    24. UniEnergy Technologies Announces Next Utility Deployment of UniSystem(TM) with Terna in Sicily, Italy

      UniEnergy Technologies Announces Next Utility Deployment of UniSystem(TM) with Terna in Sicily, Italy

      MUKILTEO, Wash., April 22, 2016 /-- UniEnergy Technologies (UET), the leading flow battery solution provider, announces a 450kW/1440kWh utility-scale energy storage system for a Terna utility substation in Ciminna, Italy on the island of Sicily.  The owner of the Italian High Voltage National Transmission Grid, Terna is the largest independent transmission system operator in Europe and the sixth in the world. The UET solution deployed by Terna will be a Uni.System™, also deployed in the United States.  UET's partners in the project are SAET for system integration, Rongke Power for flow battery systems, and Vanadis Power for sales and service in Europe.

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