Battery Storage Stories June 28

Italian startup Energy Dome has now begun to commercialize the world’s first CO2 Battery, which was launched earlier this month in Sardinia, Italy. The battery uses carbon dioxide to store renewable energy on the grid, and Energy Dome says the technology can be quickly deployed anywhere in the world.

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Battery Storage Stories May 17

Capistrano Volkswagen/Mazda, a car dealership in San Juan Capistrano, California, has partnered with San Diego-based solar and battery installation company Stellar Solar to offer EV customers solar, battery storage, and EV connectivity to power their cars with clean energy.

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Battery Storage Stories April 21

A 10.5 gigawatt (GW) solar and wind farm will be built in Morocco’s Guelmim-Oued Noun region, and it will supply the UK with clean energy via subsea cables. The twin 1.8 GW high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea cables will be the world’s longest.

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Battery Storage Stories March 7

Power plant developers and operators are expected to add 51 gigawatts (GW) of new solar and battery storage projects to the US power grid from 2022 to 2023, which will make up 60% of new generating capacity, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Battery Storage Stories March 3

2021 was a record-breaking year for investment in and deployment of clean energy, battery storage, and EVs in the US, according to the “2022 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook” published today by BloombergNEF (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE).

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Battery Storage Stories January 26

Toronto-headquartered global energy transition platform Amp Energy is going to build what will be known as the Scottish Green Battery Complex. They will be the two largest grid-connected battery storage facilities in Europe.

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Battery Storage Stories December 15, 2021

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed paper-thin biodegradable zinc batteries. Once the batteries are expended, they break down in soil within weeks.

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Battery Storage Stories October 14, 2021

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Bighorn Solar is now powering a Colorado steel mill almost entirely with solar.
  • sonnen and Rocky Mountain Power pioneer a new battery storage and solar program.
  • Shell’s solar platform Silicon Ranch acquires Clearloop.
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Battery Storage Stories October 12, 2021

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Hexicon’s tilted towers floating wind power platform earns a European patent.
  • The Solar Energy Industries Association launches a new diversity certification program.
  • The Argonne National Laboratory is offering a free 15-minute webinar about threats to rare earth minerals.
  • UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla now offers price matching, so it’s important to shop for the best quotes. Click here to learn more and get your quotes. — *ad.

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Battery Storage Stories August 20, 2021

US large-scale battery power capacity grew by 35% in 2020 and has tripled in the last five years, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Battery Storage Stories August 19, 2021

While legislators battle over federal infrastructure bills, some US states are out of the gate when it comes to adopting clean energy.

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Battery Storage Stories August 16, 2021

The Florida Power and Light (FPL) Company’s Manatee Energy Storage Center, the world’s largest solar-powered battery system capable of powering Walt Disney World for around seven hours, is now 75% complete.

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Battery Storage Stories July 23, 2021

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Here are 3 ways clean energy is boosting grid resilience right now in the face of extreme weather.
  • Massachusetts announces $1.6 million in grants to support offshore wind workforce training.
  • UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla now offers price matching, so it’s important to shop for the best quotes. Click here to learn more and get your quotes. — *ad.

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Battery Storage Stories June 23, 2021

One of the US’s largest energy companies, Con Edison, has announced a contract with Centrica Business Solutions to transform a lot in Brooklyn, New York, into an energy hub complete with 18 350kW EV chargers and a battery energy storage system (ESS). Con Edison claims this will be the first hub in New York City that combines both energy storage and EV charging.

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