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    1. Younicos: Energy Storage From a Pioneer's Perspective

      Younicos: Energy Storage From a Pioneer's Perspective

      Stephen Prince, President and CEO of Younicos, is a transaction-oriented executive with more than 25 years of experience of growing and leading companies in global markets, as well as a published author and speaker with numerous industry awards. Stephen holds an M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University and a B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University Fullerton.

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    2. Vattenfall Partners BMW for Battery Storage at its Largest UK Onshore Wind Farm

      Vattenfall Partners BMW for Battery Storage at its Largest UK Onshore Wind Farm

      Swedish energy major Vattenfall has partnered with BMW Group to add battery storage capabilities at its largest onshore wind farm in Wales. The agreement will see the Pen y Cymoedd wind farm, which reached its full generation capacity earlier this month, equipped with up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries each with a capacity of 33kWh and using the same battery technology as that used within the i3 car. 

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    3. Tesla Launches First Aggregated 'Virtual Power Plant' in Us

      Tesla Launches First Aggregated 'Virtual Power Plant' in Us

      Tesla has announced the first programme to aggregate the capabilities of hundreds of its residential and commercial stationary storage systems in a partnership with Vermont utility Green Mountain Power. The pair will bundle together up to 2,000 of Tesla’s residential Powerwall and commercial and industrial (C&I) Powerpack systems to create a “single resource of shared energy”, Tesla said, calling it the “next step in tapping the potential” of energy storage systems in the field.

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      Mentions: Australia Germany UK
    4. India's NTPC Invites Bids for 24MWh battery storage to pair with 17MW PV farm

      India's NTPC Invites Bids for 24MWh battery storage to pair with 17MW PV farm

      India’s biggest utility, NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation) is seeking bidders to add a 6MW / 24MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) to a 17MW PV plant in Manglutan, South Andaman. Indian home minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone for the PV project in early April. Our sister site PV Tech reported at the time that there would also be a separately held tender for energy storage to support the solar farm, which is located on the remote Andaman Islands, several hundred kilometres off the Eastern coast of mainland India.

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    5. NEC's 2MW Project Marks First Step into Energy Storage Business for Engie in Chile

      NEC's 2MW Project Marks First Step into Energy Storage Business for Engie in Chile

      Multinational energy company Engie Group has contracted NEC Energy Solutions and NEC Chile to provide a 2MW / 2MWh energy storage system to its subsidiary Engie Energia Chile in Latin America. The project will be NEC Chile’s first smart energy project and was awarded to the company last week through a competitive solicitation process, it was announced on Tuesday. While NEC Energy Solutions has executed two other energy storage projects in Chile already, totalling 32MW, it will be Engie’s first energy storage system in the country and follows news from last month that the France-headquartered group’s Brazil operations will be trialling the use of a grid-scale zinc hybrid cathode battery system from Eos.

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    6. Victoria Opens Tender for 40MW / 100MWh of Large-Scale Battery Systems

      Victoria Opens Tender for 40MW / 100MWh of Large-Scale Battery Systems

      The Victoria government has opened the tender process for the procurement of two 20MW battery systems. The Australian state is investing AU$25 million into a range of energy storage projects. The two projects must have a combined storage capacity of 100MWh with installation to be complete by January 2018. According to a statement from the administration, a 20MW battery could power a town with a population of around 100,000 for four hours.

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    7. NextEra to Build Utility-Scale Solar-Plus-Storage Project in Arizona

      NextEra to Build Utility-Scale Solar-Plus-Storage Project in Arizona

      NextEra Energy Resources will build a 10MW lithium-ion battery storage system paired with a 20MW PV installation for Arizona utility Salt River Project, with another battery system on the way.A subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, which is itself a subsidiary of Florida-headquartered power generation company NextEra Energy, will construct and own the facility in Pinal County, near Coolidge, Arizona. 

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    8. USTDA Promotes RfP for Haiti Solar-Storage Microgrids

      USTDA Promotes RfP for Haiti Solar-Storage Microgrids

      The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is promoting a Request for Proposals (RfP) to US companies to design, build and install hybrid solar PV and energy storage microgrid generation systems in Haiti. The RfP is being run by EarthSpark International – a small-scale clean energy product distributor that focuses in Haiti. It calls for a solar-storage microgrid in Tilburon, on the coast of the country. It also calls for additional microgrids in two other towns located in Haiti’s southern peninsula.

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    9. Ice Energy and NRG to Deliver 25.6MW of Cooling Storage for California Utility

      Ice Energy and NRG to Deliver 25.6MW of Cooling Storage for California Utility

      More than a tenth of a 250MW energy storage procurement by utility Southern California Edison will comprise of Ice Energy’s Ice Bear units, deployed in partnership with NRG Energy. Southern California Edison’s (SCE) choice to procure the energy storage was made in 2014, described at the time by California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) executive director Janice Lin as a “monumental decision”. The procurement was awarded to five companies, AES Energy Storage (100MW), Stem (85MW), Advanced Microgrid Solutions (50MW), Ice Energy Holdings (25MW) and NRG (0.5MW).

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    10. RedT to Deliver 1MWh of Flow Batteries to West of England Project

      RedT to Deliver 1MWh of Flow Batteries to West of England Project

      UK flow battery provider redT will deliver a 1.08MWh energy storage project to support the distributed energy system in Cornwall, England, and potentially take part in utility Centrica’s developing 'virtual energy marketplace'. The storage technology company has signed an agreement with The Olde House, a working farm and holiday retreat situated in North Cornwall in the southwestern tip of the UK, to supply six of its energy storage solutions originally destined for a Scottish wind project.

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    11. Japanese Utility TEPCO Invests in UK 'Mass Market' Storage Maker Moixa

      Japanese Utility TEPCO Invests in UK 'Mass Market' Storage Maker Moixa

      Japanese utility/grid operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has invested half a million pounds (US$624,000) into UK residential energy storage system provider Moixa. TEPCO announced last week that it had made the equity investment. Moixa CEO Simon Daniel told Energy-Storage.News today that it was “encouraging” that an international utility was essentially “validating” Moixa’s “hybrid play of mass market system and platform”.

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      Mentions: Japan India MA
    12. Mitsubishi, Eneco Work Together on 50MWh Energy Storage Project in Germany

      Mitsubishi, Eneco Work Together on 50MWh Energy Storage Project in Germany

      The latest project to be dubbed “Europe’s largest battery” will be a 50MWh project from Dutch energy supplier Eneco and Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation in Jardelund, Germany. Perhaps more notable than just the size will be the significant role of the battery-based energy storage system in the Schleswig-Holstein region where Jardelund is, close to the Danish border. It will provide frequency regulation to the grid and be used to replace baseload electricity supplied traditionally by coal and gas power plants.

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    13. ViZn Partners Raychem to Provide Flow Batteries to India’s major network operator

      ViZn Partners Raychem to Provide Flow Batteries to India’s major network operator

      Flow battery manufacturer ViZn Energy Systems has won a contract to provide 1MWh of zinc-iron flow battery systems to India’s majority network operator and utility Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL). The energy storage system will be installed at PGCIL’s facilities in Puducherry, by ViZn’s local partner firm Raychem, a joint venture between US firm TE Connectivity, and India’s RPG Enterprises, which specialises in grid integration of renewables.

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    14. GTM: 10 US States Have Energy Storage Pipelines Greater than 100MW

      GTM: 10 US States Have Energy Storage Pipelines Greater than 100MW

      According to the latest GTM Research figures, energy storage is coming into its own and is no longer confined to a handful of US states. 21 states now have 20MW of storage projects proposed, in construction or deployed. Further, 10 states have pipelines of more than 100MW. Although California has traditionally been the US frontrunner in energy storage, 2.5GW of front-of-meter storage projects have been tracked outside of the Golden State. Texas, Hawaii, Ohio and Illinois are among the top states for energy storage procurement; signifying that the movement is not just confined to California.

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    15. Tesla Powerpack to Enter Uk's Ffr Market with Open Energi Technology

      Tesla Powerpack to Enter Uk's Ffr Market with Open Energi Technology

      UK firm Open Energi’s Dynamic Demand technology has been integrated with Europe’s first grid-scale Tesla Powerpack installation in Somerset, UK, in preparation for the site entering the firm frequency response (FFR) tendering market. The 500kWh battery storage system, which is co-located with a 500kWp solar farm, will be able to automatically store and discharge energy in response to electricity supply and demand across the UK.

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    16. Lead Acid Storage Firm Ecoult Receives ARENA Funding to Help India Expansion

      Lead Acid Storage Firm Ecoult Receives ARENA Funding to Help India Expansion

      Sydney-based lead-acid energy storage specialist Ecoult has secured AU$4.1 million (US$3.13 million) recoupable funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to develop and commericalise its UltraBattery products. This supports a AU$10.6 million (US$8 million) venture from Ecoult to enhance its lead-acid battery’s performance and the extra funding will also be used for the expansion of the company’s engineering team in Sydney. It will also help Ecoult move into international markets after it recently signed a global manufacturing deal with India’s largest battery manufacturer, Exide Industries, which will manufacture and distribute the UltraBattery in India and South Asia.

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      Mentions: Australia Asia India
    17. Energy Storage Association: Trump Can't Stop the Inexorable Rise of Storage

      Energy Storage Association: Trump Can't Stop the Inexorable Rise of Storage

      There is a significant opportunity for energy storage under the Trump administration, the US Energy Storage Association has said. “We’ve been striving to get the engagement from the federal government, the worst they could do is not talk to us. But they’ve already indicated and shown an interest in engaging with this industry so all signs point to some sort of opportunity to advance storage within this administration,” Matt Roberts, executive director of the ESA, told Energy-Storage News.

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    18. Quickfire Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Project Completed by Powin

      Quickfire Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Project Completed by Powin

      Another energy storage system project expedited to meet the resource adequacy requirements of a California utility following the Aliso Canyon gas leak has been completed, Powin Corporation has announced. Connected to a substation in Irvine, California, the 2MW/8MWh Millikan Ave battery energy storage system (BESS), originally called Grand Johanna, has been built for utility Southern California Edison (SCE). It joins a 20MW project by AltaGas and Greensmith which also publicised its completion this week and Tesla’s vast 80MWh project at the Mira Loma substation, which has been officially launched this week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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    19. UK Puts Energy Storage Central to New Industrial Strategy

      UK Puts Energy Storage Central to New Industrial Strategy

      Energy storage has been placed at the heart of the UK’s new industrial strategy as the government attempts to position itself at the forefront of research and innovation in the global market. Following months of anticipation, the government’s Modern Industrial Strategy released yesterday (23 January) reveals the government’s focus on battery technology due to its potential to support smart energy systems and the automotive sector.

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