Solar starts marching to a samba beat as Brazil kicks on, storage issues a set of handy reminders of its prowess in PV, and a rather conservative forecast by the IEA still serves to stick the boot in on fossil fuel.
Japanese electronics corporation to begin selling home batteries across Europe, putting company in direct competition with Tesla, for whom it makes lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries.
GTM Research's latest numbers indicate a strong second quarter for all grid-tied energy storage market segments, with record deployment behind-the-meter. However, the best is yet to come.
The PV storage developer Younicos has garnered the interest of Panasonic. The German Cartel Office is currently proofing the legalities of Panasonic's possible collaboration with Younicos.
A team of researchers at the University of South Australia have won the 2015 ANSTO Eureka prize for their molten salt energy storage system. Though the idea of molten salt storage is not new, the team has come up with a different...
German auto parts giant Bosch has acquired Silicon Valley battery startup Seeo. Seeo has been attempting to move from lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathodes towards nickel cobalt aluminium (NCA) to keep ahead of competition.
The number of subsidized solar power storage installations has increased by more than 35% in a year in Germany. Falling prices and the desire for energy independence are fuelling this high demand.
The German utility is eyeing expansion into the growing solar space of the U.S. as it pursues investment and development opportunities in PV.
Tesla's Country Director for Germany and Austria, Philipp Schröder will be making the switch back to Sonnenbatterie as Head of Operations and Marketing from October 1, 2015.
Gildemeister has provided CellCube energy storage systems to power a fleet of electric cars in the Šumava National Park in the Bohemian Forest. Another storage project was also installed by the company in Budweis, south of Prague.
Coachella Energy Storage Partners (CESP) has contracted GE to supply it with a 30 MW Li-ion energy storage system, as part of its contract with the Imperial Irrigation District (IID). Commercial operation is scheduled for Q3 2016.
Chicago-based Invenergy's Grand Ridge energy storage project has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2015 Innovation Award. The lithium storage project has been operational since May this year.
The latest Lux Research market report on energy storage puts Panasonic as the company currently leading the battery landscape for plug-in vehicles. Lux Research expects this market segment to be worth $30 billion in 2020.
RWE has started the test-run of its power-to-gas energy storage system in Ibbenbüren, Germany. The German utility sees this solution as a key technology for future energy supply.
Energy and infrastructure developer, BKW has strengthened its position in the PV business with the acquisition of Solare Datensysteme, which specializes in PV installation monitoring solutions.
3M and South Korean LG Chem have signed a patent deal for the continued development of NCM (nickel, cobalt, manganese) lithium-ion batteries. LG Chem hopes to develop improved electric car batteries with the acquired patent...
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