Battery Storage

Key Highlights From SECI’s RFS for Battery Storage Systems

SECI’s release of the RFS document inviting submissions for Pilot Projects of 500 MW/1000MWh Standalone Battery Energy Storage Systems in India finally gets the process started on this critical aspect of the future for renewable energy. We bring you some key highlights from the document. At the outset, the RFS, for the first time acknowledges […]

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NREL Researchers Use Silica Sand to Store Renewable Power

Renewable energy sources like solar and wind are changing how we power our buildings, industries, and grid; however, they are intermittent, giving rise to the need for energy storage to ensure continuous power. Lithium-ion batteries are great for short-duration energy storage, but our buildings, businesses, industries, and grid need more storage, at lower cost, for longer […]

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Lohum Plans Integrated Li-Ion Unit f 3 GWh/3000 MWh At Gr. Noida Facility

LOHUM, positioned as the world’s leading integrated lithium-ion battery player, has announced that it will set-up 3GWh capacity single-location integrated Li-ion battery manufacturing and recycling factory in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh within the next 18 months. The integrated factory will have the battery manufacturing capacity of 1 GWh/ 1,000 MWh and 2GWh/ 2,000 MWh of […]

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US Energy Secretary Talks Up 90% Reduction In Storage Costs by 2030

US Energy secretary Jennifer Granholm has indicated a target to reduce grid scale energy storage costs by 90 percent by 2030, to create conditions for the amount of storage that will be required by then to ensure stable grids and make the best use of renewable energy production by then. She was speaking as part […]

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Battery Storage Warms Up with NTPC 1 GWh Tender For EOI

National power generator NTPC continues to move aggressively on its pivot to renewable energy and more flexible power. In a tender it released on June 26, the state owned power major has invitee expression of interest (EOI) for setting up 1000 MWh of grid-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) at its power plants in India. […]

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U.S. Added 2.5 GW of Wind, 1.2 GW of Solar, 100 MW of Storage in Q1

U.S. added 2,500 MW of wind, 1,200 MW of utility-scale solar, 100 MW of battery storage in first three months of the year  The Clean Power Quarterly Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows that U.S. project developers installed nearly 40 percent more wind power in the first three months of 2021 […]

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PLI Scheme for Battery Storage Will Lower Cost of EVs in India: SMEV

SMEV has said that the PLI scheme for promoting battery storage will lead to the reduction of cost on purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has said that the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for promoting battery storage will lead to the reduction of cost on purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) thereby […]

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Voltalia Wins a Mixed Photovoltaic and Battery Storage Power Plant in French Guiana

Voltalia is the sole winner of the fifth period of the CRE 4 tender for non-interconnected areas for ground-based solar power plants in French Guiana. The project, called “Parc Sable Blanc”, combines a five-megawatt photovoltaic power plant with a lithium-ion battery storage facility with a capacity of 5 megawatts and of 9.3 megawatt-hours. Located in […]

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WattEV to Build ‘Megawatt E-Truck Stop’; aims for 12,000 HD Electric Trucks on California Roads by 2030

A small start-up with big ambitions is making a serious splash in the truck transport world by building the nation’s first 25-megawatt, solar-powered, electric-only public truck stop to serve electric truck transport between California’s fast-growing Central Valley and Southern California’s bustling ports and shipping hubs. WattEV, founded by an experienced team of telecommunications and satellite […]

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