Energy Storage

ABB microgrid to control solar, wind power on island of Aruba

The microgrid will be supplied to WEB Aruba N.V., a utility that controls a large portion of the island’s power. Technology and software is designed to better integrate high levels of renewable power while also delivering storage backup and load shedding capabilities.

JinkoSolar supplying 38.4 MW solar plant in Japan’s Hokkaido

The Tier-1 Chinese solar company will supply its solar modules to a new utility-scale solar installation being built at Tomakomai, located on the southern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

Germany’s KfW granted incentives to 3,200 solar storage projects so far this year

The German development bank reports robust demand for storages systems combined with PV power generators. Starting from July 1, the repayment subsidy will drop from 19% to 16%.

Lyon plans battery tender for AU$1.88bn solar plus storage projects

The highly ambitious solar and battery storage developer Lyon Group has unveiled yet another big project, this time a AU$660 million solar plus storage project in Victoria, adding to its growing portfolio in South Australia and Queensland. The latest plan for a 250 MW large-scale solar plant, paired with 80 MW/160 MWh of battery storage at […]

Foresight Group acquires 35 MW storage system in UK

The investment firm active in the renewable energy industry has bought the Port of Tyne battery storage project from Renewable Energy Systems in latest addition to its growing clean power portfolio.

Enphase Energy signs license agreement with manufacturing partner Flextronics

Deal sees the U.S. microinverter specialist license its marketing, sales and manufacturing rights to Flextronics, one of the world’s largest global electronics manufacturers and a longstanding partner of Enphase.

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Sungrow supplies inverters, storage to the Maldives

The Chinese inverter manufacturer has announced the installation of solar PV and energy storage systems for five islands in the Maldives.

UK energy regulator slashes subsidies for small-scale energy generators

Power generators that have less than 100 MW of capacity on the U.K. grid will see the payments they receive for supplying backup power during peak hours slashed from £45/kw to between £3/kw and £7/kw as Ofgem seeks to get grip of consumer electricity bills.

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Carnegie approved for 10 MW in Australia

Carnegie Clean Energy has taken a significant step forward with its plan to build a solar project in Northam, Western Australia.

Zambia’s solar: mini grids and scaling solar projects pick up

Several sessions during last week’s Africa Energy Forum (AEF) depicted the dynamics of solar energy development in Zambia that is currently taking the form of mini grids as well as larger projects via the scaling solar program.