Renewable Energy Systems (RES) will utilize SMA technology for a 1 MW battery pilot project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), the nation’s premier wind energy technology research facility.
Using the proven RESolve® energy storage system, the project will test various components of energy storage and educate the public on how energy storage can create a more stable, secure U.S. electric grid and accommodate increasing amounts of clean, renewable energy.
“We truly value the opportunity to work with RES on this project,” said Volker Wachenfeld, executive vice president of SMA’s Storage [...]
The first significant installation of Tesla ‘Powerpack’ batteries in Europe by Camborne Energy Storage was formally opened by Baroness Neville Rolfe this morning on site in SomersetFirst ‘grid scale’ Tesla battery storage solution in Europe opened in Somerset Combined solar and battery installation has the capacity to provide power for over 500 homes Comes as new funding for future transport technology, including driverless cars, renewable fuels and energy efficient transport announced in the Autumn Statement
The first significant installation of Tesla ‘Powerpack’ batteries in Europe by Camborne Energy Storage was formally opened by Energy Minister, Baroness Neville [...]
A trial of the largest grid-scale battery in Britain has proved it can potentially transform the energy grid and play a major role in the transition towards a low-carbon economy.
The ‘big battery’, designed and run by UK Power Networks and based in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, stores energy when demand is low and releases it at peak times.
The Smarter Network Storage (SNS) facility is the first grid-scale battery storage project in the UK and the only one of its kind currently operating on the energy network. It has proved for the first time that energy storage has the potential to be both technically and commercially viable.
More than 250 leading lights of [...]
Nidec ASI and German utility STEAG have inaugurated one of the world’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS) projects today. Nidec ASI’s six large energy storage systems, with a total capacity of 90MW, are facilitating STEAG in its stabilization of Germany’s power grid.
The official commissioning of the project, attended by North-Rhine Westphalia Minister of Economic Affairs, Garrelt Duin, is taking place in Duisburg-Walsum – one of the six sites where the large energy storage systems have been installed. The BESS systems were officially put into operation at the Weiher power plant in Weiher, Germany earlier this week.
“We are thrilled to partake in today’s [...]