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    1. Kokam Wins 40 MWh of Battery Storage Contracts in South Korea

      Kokam Wins 40 MWh of Battery Storage Contracts in South Korea

      November 29 - South Korean firm Kokam Co Ltd has secured orders to supply 40 MWh of energy storage systems linked to solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in South Korea. Kokam, a provider of lithium-ion battery cells, batteries and energy storage solutions, said on Wednesday that the capacity is split between two projects totalling 12 MWh and 28 MWh, respectively. It is expected to be put on stream by the end of this year.

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      Mentions: CO S. Korea Kokam
    2. ARENA Commissions 30-MW Energy Storage System in Victoria

      ARENA Commissions 30-MW Energy Storage System in Victoria

      The Ballarat Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), currently in the final testing phase, is the first facility of its kind in the state. Owned by AusNet Services and operated by EnergyAustralia, the facility is capable of powering more than 20,000 homes for an hour of critical peak demand before being recharged. It is located at AusNet Services' Ballarat terminal substation. A consortium led by Downer Spotless completed the battery system with technology provider Fluence serving as a supplier.

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      Mentions: BESS
    3. RES Commissions 20-MW Battery in Scotland

      RES Commissions 20-MW Battery in Scotland

      UK-based renewables developer Renewable Energy Systems (RES) today announced the official opening of Scotland's first utility-scale battery facility, the 20-MW Broxburn Energy Storage project in West Lothian. The battery was built and will be managed by RES. It is owned by the Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd (LON:TRIG), marking the company's first investment in battery storage.

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      Mentions: Scotland UK
    4. RES to Build Solar-Plus-Storage Facility for Texas Utility

      RES to Build Solar-Plus-Storage Facility for Texas Utility

      RESolve Energy Storage System. Source: Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES) August 22 (Renewables Now) - The US unit of UK-based Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES) said today it has won a contract to execute a solar and energy storage project in Texas for local utility CPS Energy. The project, to be located in San Antonio on the campus of the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), includes deploying 5 MW of distributed solar power generating capacity and a 10-MW/10-MWh RESolve lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). Both technologies will be interconnected at distribution voltage on a common feeder.

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      Mentions: TX UK BESS
    5. Hawaiian Electric, Amber Kinetics Testing Kinetic Energy Storage Pilot

      Hawaiian Electric, Amber Kinetics Testing Kinetic Energy Storage Pilot

      March 13 (Renewables Now) - Hawaiian Electric said on Monday it has launched operations of a 8-kW/32-kWh energy storage system (KESS) powered by Amber Kinetics’ flywheel technology. Hawaii-based company American Electric Co LLC installed the five-tonne flywheel at Hawaiian Electric’s Campbell Industrial Park generating station on Oahu. The system, which stores electricity as rotational kinetic energy, can charge and discharge for multiple duty cycles per day with no loss of capacity.

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      Mentions: HI CO Amber Kinetics
    6. RES to Build Energy Storage Facility for LRT Line in Ontario

      RES to Build Energy Storage Facility for LRT Line in Ontario

      February 19 - The Canadian unit of UK-based Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES) will design and build a battery energy storage facility that will provide backup power to the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line in Ontario. The province and Toronto Hydro announced last week that they have awarded the contract to Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. The latter will install the system at the site of the future Mount Dennis Station and LRT maintenance and storage facility that is currently being built.

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      Mentions: Canada Ontario UK
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