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Kaco and Ideal Power join forces

Kaco and Ideal Power have come to an agreement where Kaco will now be able to resell Ideal Power’s products under the Kaco label. Kaco will also be able to design their own products using Ideal Power’s patented technology.

Leclanché acquires storage developer Trineuron

Leclanché expands on its storage offerings with its acquisition of Trineuron, a company that designs and manufactures lithium ion storage systems.

Eguana wishes Sonnenbatterie well as collaboration ends

Eguana Technologies and German storage developer Sonnenbatterie have decided to part ways. Both companies previously collaborated on selling integrated Sonnenbatterie systems for residential applications globally.

Smart meters can jeopardize grid reliability

Electricity consumers who respond to fluctuating price signals by means of smart meters can in turn cause mass blackouts. The researchers at the University of Bremen warn of the possibility of a "collective avalanche mechanism".

Overall growth for Saft, though ESS sales fall

Battery manufacturer Saft has reported sales growth for the first half of the year. This is despite a dip in sales year-on-year for lithium-ion batteries for the telecom and energy storage (ESS) segments.

Schneider Electric, Saft selected for two French 1 MW PV+storage arrays

French PV array.

France’s Langa Group has selected Schneider Electric and Saft to provide the power electronics and battery storage, respectively, for two 1 MW/1MWh solar+storage arrays on the island of Corsica. The plants are expected to be...

Another round of financing for Sonnenbatterie

Germany storage solutions manufacturer Sonnenbatterie has successfully completed another financing round. Czech investor Inven Capital has managed to increase Sonnenbatterie's capital with this gesture.

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