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    1. RES' First UK Large-Scale Battery Project Completed at PV Plant

      RES' First UK Large-Scale Battery Project Completed at PV Plant

      Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has completed work on its first utility-scale battery-based energy storage system in the UK, at a solar farm owned by British Solar Renewables (BSR). The project will demonstrate various ways in which energy storage can benefit the local electricity distribution network operator (DNO), Western Power Distribution, which commissioned RES to build the system under a “fully-wrapped” engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal in January.

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    2. Con Edison Offers New Yorkers US$5 Million Thermal Storage Promo

      Con Edison Offers New Yorkers US$5 Million Thermal Storage Promo

      New York utility Con Edison is offering local businesses incentives to install over US$5 million of thermal energy storage systems that kick in during peak hours, and can be controlled remotely. Supermarkets, grocery stores and other cold storage facilities in parts of the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens can take advantage of the incentive as part of Con Edison’s ‘Neighborhood Program’ to promote more efficient energy usage. Specifically, Con Edison is offering eligible businesses help to purchase and install Axiom Exergy’s Refrigeration Battery system, which affords between 1.5MW and 2MW of storage per unit, and an aggregate power supply of up to 8MWh.

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    3. STA Sets Out Policy Requirements for UK Storage Market

      STA Sets Out Policy Requirements for UK Storage Market

      The Solar Trade Association has set out its key policy asks for the government regarding the growing energy storage market, with calls to resolve regulatory barriers and protect consumers with minimum standards leading the field. In its latest policy paper to government, dubbed 'Solar + Storage Opportunities', the STA has claimed a number of key issues affecting the nascent energy storage sector need to be resolved before it can reach its fullest potential.

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    4. US Pledges US$37 Million to Improve Energy Storage Tech in Transport, Grid and Fuel Cells

      US Pledges US$37 Million to Improve Energy Storage Tech in Transport, Grid and Fuel Cells

      The US Department of Energy has set aside US$37 million to improve energy storage and conversion technologies in transportation batteries, grid-level storage, and fuel cells. The department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy (ARPA-E) will fund 16 new research projects into how new technology, specifically solid ion conductors, can overcome the limitations of current battery and fuel cell products.

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    5. Massachusetts Earmarks 600MW of Storage by 2025 for $800 Million in Cost Savings

      Massachusetts Earmarks 600MW of Storage by 2025 for $800 Million in Cost Savings

      The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has recommended 600MW of advanced energy storage technologies to be installed on the state grid by 2025, providing over $800 million in cost savings to ratepayers.DOER said the cost savings could be realised over a “10-year time span’, and its proposed measures on energy storage would also see a reduction of around 350,000 tonnes in green-house gas emissions in the period, which it said was equivalent to taking 73,000 cars off the road.

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    6. GM Touts Energy Storage and New Solar Arrays as it Commits to 100% Renewables by 2050

      GM Touts Energy Storage and New Solar Arrays as it Commits to 100% Renewables by 2050

      US automotive manufacturer General Motors (GM) has said its expertise in electric vehicle batteries will help it to power 100% of its global operations with renewable energy by 2050, meeting annual demand of upwards of 9TW/h. GM said its “pursuit of electrified vehicles and efficient manufacturing”, combined with its expertise in electric vehicle batteries, will see it meet its 2050 target. “Energy storage can ultimately address the intermittency or reliability of wind and solar energy,” it said in a statement.

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    7. Duke Energy to Expand South Carolina Pumped Hydro Facility by 200MW

      Duke Energy to Expand South Carolina Pumped Hydro Facility by 200MW

      US-based power firm Duke Energy plans to increase the energy storage capacity of its Bad Creek pumped storage hydroelectric station by 200MW. The expansion is scheduled to start in 2021, and complete in 2024. The 1,065MW South Carolina facility, the firm’s largest hydroelectric station, was constructed in 1991 to power 850,000 households. Duke Energy said the upgrade will see it power a million homes.

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    8. NEC Energy Launches Distributed Energy Storage Platform for C&I Segment

      NEC Energy Launches Distributed Energy Storage Platform for C&I Segment

      NEC Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of IT and network integration firm NEC Corporation, has unveiled a new distributed energy storage product for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. The technology comes with lithium-ion battery storage and power conversion along with controls software, all available in a range of scales for both in-front-of or behind-the-meter applications. Roger Lin, marketing director at NEC Energy Solutions, told Energy Storage News that the product for sub-1MWh applications will help companies expand their portfolio through energy storage at the edge of grid, but removing the technology risk by providing guarantees and 10-year warranties backed by a global Fortune 500 company. The solution also aims to simplify the deployment of energy storage-based services.

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    9. Brazil Energy Storage R&D Project Scheme Draws Strong Interest

      Brazil Energy Storage R&D Project Scheme Draws Strong Interest

      Around 90 companies, including EDF, Enel and Engie, have expressed interest in financing and implementing research and development (R&D) projects relating to energy storage integration in Brazil, according the country’s energy regulator ANEEL. Interested companies can submit project proposals before 22 December this year, with results of an initial evaluation released on 20 February 2017. Companies will then have four years to complete the projects. Other companies noted by ANEEL included Guascor Brazil, Eletrobas, Petrobas, Companhia Paulista de Forca e Luz and AES Eletropaulo.

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    10. Conergy to Build Large-Scale Solar-Plus-Battery Project in Australia

      Conergy to Build Large-Scale Solar-Plus-Battery Project in Australia

      Conergy plans to build a 10.8MWac solar PV plant combined with 1.4MW/5.3MWh of lithium-ion battery storage near Lakeland, Australia. The plant has garnered the interest of Melbourne-headquartered mining firm BHP Billiton, which is the largest mining firm in the world, as it considers solar-plus-storage applications for its own remote operations through a knowledge sharing steering committee. Similarly, Ergon Energy is looking to avoid network upgrade costs in Queensland through the technology combination. The Conergy plant will provide energy for more than 3,000 homes and will create 60 jobs during construction. Origin Energy is buying the power form the plant.

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    11. The role for energy storage as an alternative to Hinkley Point C | Energy Storage News

      The role for energy storage as an alternative to Hinkley Point C | Energy Storage News

      The UK Prime Minister’s decision to review the deal for a new 3.2GW nuclear power station, Hinkley Point C, in Somerset, to work alongside the existing Point B plant, has seen the industry call for a review of alternative power sources to meet the country’s future power demands, and help it transition to a low-carbon energy system. The technological and logistical challenges parallel projects have encountered have drawn most criticism, with a political narrative also unfolding as a subplot. But the sheer cost of the project is considered by many to be the most alarming factor, with a starting price of £92.50 per MWh for 35 years escalating with inflation.

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    12. EnSync Sells First Solar-Plus-Storage PPA in Hawaii

      EnSync Sells First Solar-Plus-Storage PPA in Hawaii

      EnSync Energy Systems, formerly known as ZBB Energy, announced on Monday the sale of multiple PPAs, including the first solar-plus-storage projects sold in Hawaii. The portfolio of PPAs have been sold to AEP OnSite Partners, an American Electric Power subsidiary for an undisclosed amount. Three of the five portfolio projects include Ensync Energy behind-the-meter storage with its Agile Hybrid Storage, and Ensync Energy’s Matrix Energy Management systems. The latter prioritises real time electricity from the grid, from solar’s variable generation and energy storage systems.

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    13. US Bill Brings ITC to Energy Storage

      US Bill Brings ITC to Energy Storage

      US senators have introduced a new Bill for energy storage that brings in investment tax credits (ITC) for both grid-scale and residential energy storage systems. The ‘Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act’, a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by seven senators and introduced in Congress in late May, uses the current ITC for solar energy as its model in a bid to open up competitive storage markets. For commercial applications of storage, under the new Bill, all energy storage technologies including batteries, flywheels, pumped hydro, thermal energy, compressed air, among others qualify for the ITC, but the system must have a storage capacity of at least 5kWh.

       

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    14. Sonnen Partners with Ideal Power on Commercial Energy Storage Product

      Sonnen Partners with Ideal Power on Commercial Energy Storage Product

      German energy storage hardware and services provider sonnen has launched a new product for the commercial energy storage market using power conversion systems from Ideal Power. The sonnenBatterie pro is a smart energy management solution, which uses self-learning software to reduce electricity costs by shaving peak demand and responding to time-of-use electricity rates. Aimed at small businesses using solar power, the pro product also helps optimize self-consumption of solar energy as well as enabling participation in utility demand response programmes.

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    15. Caterpillar is Latest Big Name to Eye Potential of Solar-Plus-Storage in Microgrids

      Caterpillar is Latest Big Name to Eye Potential of Solar-Plus-Storage in Microgrids

      Global maker of construction and mining equipment Caterpillar has launched an integrated micro-grid solution which combines solar PV and energy storage with the company’s power generation equipment.Cat Microgrid Technology is available in a range from 10kW to 100MW of modular solutions. It can be configured to include thin-film solar panels, Caterpillar generator sets and a selection of energy storage technologies, including ultracapacitors and lithium-ion batteries.

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    16. SolarCity's Utility and Grid Services Launch Includes Large-Scale Storage

      SolarCity's Utility and Grid Services Launch Includes Large-Scale Storage

      SolarCity one of the biggest names in US residential solar, has announced a new set of services targeted at utility and grid operators including the official launch of its grid-scale solar-plus-storage offering. The PV provider will be branching into installation, financing and consulting services for utility-scale solar as well as expanding its activities in energy storage development. In conjunction, SolarCity will be advancing controls for distributed energy resources (DERs), demand response and aggregated grid services, to form a full network of solar-related activities.

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    17. US Regulator FERC 'Leaning Forward' to Remove Barriers to Wholesale Market Participation

      US Regulator FERC 'Leaning Forward' to Remove Barriers to Wholesale Market Participation

      Moves by the US’ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to assess electricity storage’s potential role in wholesale markets and in maintaining a low-cost, reliable network have been welcomed by the Washington-headquartered Energy Storage Association. Jason Burwen, the association’s policy and advocacy director, told Energy Storage News that the rapid recent growth in deployment of the technology had brought various issues to the regulator’s attention regarding its future potential and barriers that currently exist. A recent GTM Research report claimed that deployments of storage in the US increased 243% in 2015, much of it in front of the meter in PJM Interconnection's frequency regulation market.

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