Taking on telecoms and other niches

Taking on telecoms and other niches

  The nascent vanadium-based energy storage industry is finding market opportunities where lithium ion isn’t suitable.   The cost of lithium ion batteries continues to fall making longer duration energy storage deployments economically feasible using this technology....
Acciona opens hybrid wind and storage plant in Spain

Acciona opens hybrid wind and storage plant in Spain

  In September Spanish wind turbine supplier Acciona announced the operation of an energy storage system integrated with a wind farm.   The wind-storage installation, in Barásoain in Navarra, consists of two batteries located in separate containers: a 1MW/0.39MWh...
Hawaii to install vanadium flow battery

Hawaii to install vanadium flow battery

  Uni Energy Technologies is supplying a 100kW/500kWh vanadium redox flow battery to be installed on Hawaii in a project to assess the technology’s ability to support the grid.   More than 56% of the electricity generated on Hawaii island comes from renewable...
New York unveils plans for compensating distributed energy systems

New York unveils plans for compensating distributed energy systems

  In September 2017, the New York State Public Service Commission announced plans to fairly compensate solar power and energy storage and reduce community solar development costs.   Expanding access to cost-effective, clean energy is a main aim of New York’s Clean...
Doosan Gridtech to supply grid battery to Los Angeles utility

Doosan Gridtech to supply grid battery to Los Angeles utility

  Energy storage integrator and software provider Doosan Gridtech will deliver a 20MW/10MWh energy storage system to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP).   Doosan GridTech, with its partner, KTY Engineering, will install the system at the utility’s...