BESS targets UK storage assets with £50 million equity backing

(REPOST: Solar Power Portal)Today BESS revealed that it had raised the finance through a £50 million equity investment from a group of investors led by Tiger Infrastructure Partners, a New...

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To help local firms, India may deal another blow to its struggling solar sector

(REPOST: Quartz Media)The Narendra Modi government is expected to impose an anti-dumping duty (ADD) on imported solar panels in order to boost sales of locally made ones. This is bound to increase...

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Centrica wants to aggregate 100 household battery systems into UK ‘Local Energy Market’ trial

(REPOST: Energy Storage News)British-headquartered multinational utility Centrica will “most likely” install up to 100 residential energy storage batteries in selected homes in Cornwall in the...

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Eelpower commissions first 10MWh battery on path to ‘battery energy storage utility’

(REPOST: Clean Energy News)Eelpower has commissioned a 10MW battery storage project, backed with both frequency response and capacity market contracts, in the first of a new pipeline of projects...

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(REPOST: CityAM)The National Grid said this summer was the greenest ever, offshore wind became cheaper than new nuclear and the country’s first subsidy-free solar farm opened.

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Butterfly wings inspire solar cell efficiency

(REPOST: The Engineer)Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany have been working on improving the efficiency of thin-film solar cells, a technology which is promising for...

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Energy Storage: The Ascent of Battery and why it matters to us all

Changes in the way we store large rapid-access energy are democratising the energy market. This blog touches on a (very) brief history of energy storage, and a summary of current developments and...

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New battery farm will power production and grid at BMW Leipzig plant

(REPOST: Autovista Group)

BMW has commissioned a battery storage farm on the grounds of its plant in Leipzig, where second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries can feed electricity grids through...

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