Stonepeak, CHC Form Japanese Battery Energy Storage Platform

Stonepeak, an alternative investment firm specialising in infrastructure and real assets, and CHC, a battery energy storage system project development and electricity data management company headquartered in Singapore, have announced the creation of a platform focused on the development, construction, and operation of energy storage projects in Japan. The platform will focus on developing, constructing, […]

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Australia’s Origin Energy To Establish 2 GWh Battery In Queensland

Origin Energy has filed an environmental study with the Australian government for the construction of a new 500 MW/2,000 MWh battery energy storage facility to be developed near Kogan, approximately 40 km west of Dalby in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The largest combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Australia, the 630 MW Darling Downs power […]

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Boralex To Commence 125 MW Oxford BESS In Canada

Boralex Inc. has announced the selection of the Oxford Battery Energy Storage project totalling 125 MW of nameplate capacity. This project was selected by Ontario’s Independent Electricity Systems Operator (IESO) further to its Long-Term Request for Proposals (LT1 RFP). This project adds to Boralex’s existing battery energy storage project portfolio which includes the 300 MW […]

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Delhi Gets First Commercial Utility-Scale BESS Project After DERC Approval, Backed By GEAPP

In a significant step, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has granted regulatory approval of India’s first commercial standalone Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project. This groundbreaking initiative is supported by The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP’s) concessional loan amounting to 70% of the total project cost and is in partnership with IndiGrid and BSES Rajdhani […]

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Audi Opens First EV Charging Hub Outside Europe In Tokyo

Audi has opened its firm EV charging hub outside Europe in Japan’s capital Tokyo. The EV charging hub will enable drivers of electric cars of all brands to charge at four fast-charging points, each with up to 150 kilowatts (kW) – an excellent figure for charging power in Japan. Thanks to a buffer storage unit, […]

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Battery Storage Needs To Be Increased Six Times By 2030 To Meet Global Energy Demand

After their deployment in the power sector more than doubled last year, batteries need to lead a sixfold increase in global energy storage to enable the world to meet 2030 targets, according to the latest International Energy Agency (IEA) report. Growth in battery outpaced almost all other clean energy technologies in 2023 as falling costs, […]

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Neoen To Build Stage 2 of 341MW/1363 MWh Collie Battery In Australia

French Renewable Energy company Neoen has been awarded a 300 MW/ 4-hour capacity services contract by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) in a competitive tender initiated by the Western Australian Coordinator of Energy. The service will be delivered by Stage 2 of Collie Battery sized at 341 MW / 1,363 MWh and consisting of […]

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Enphase Energy Partners with Octopus Energy in UK For Micro-Inverters, BESS

Enphase Energy, an energy technology company and supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems has announced a partnership with energy and tech company, Octopus Energy Group. The parties will focus on deploying Enphase IQ8 Microinverters and IQ Battery 5P in the United Kingdom. Octopus Energy’s retail customers in the United Kingdom can now integrate Enphase’s […]

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China RE Installations To Grow 5 Times By 2050 With 5 TW Solar Capacity, Finds Study

A recent report by Norwegian analyst DNV has shown that China will have more than quintuple renewable energy installations by 2050. Energy Transition Outlook China 2024 (ETO) report states that in the coming years, the Chinese energy mix will shift rapidly from one dominated by fossil fuels to one where renewable power plays a key […]

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