SECI commissions India's largest BESS project in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

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India has successfully commissioned the country's largest energy storage project, a 40 MW / 120 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) connected to a 152 MWh solar photovoltaic p...

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Strata secures $559 million in financing for 1GWh battery energy storage project

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Grid-scale energy storage solution provider, Strata Clean Energy (Strata) has secured $559 million in financing from a consortium of leading financial institutions for the construc...

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Energy Vault starts construction on largest US green hydrogen storage

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Energy Vault announced it has started of construction on the Calistoga Resiliency Center (CRC), the largest green hydrogen storage project in the US. The project is being developed...

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Scientists demonstrate two new battery chemistries: water and calcium

The calcium-oxygen battery developed by scientists at China's Fudan University is stable in air and can be made into flexible fibres to produce next-generation wearables. Photo: Fudan University

Scientific teams working in Australia and China have demonstrated two new battery chemistries that could supplant lithium-ion batteries in the coming years, thus overcoming the pos...

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India might open nuclear power to private investment, eyes 11,000 MW of new capacity

Unit 3 of Tarapur Atomic Power Station in India. Image: Wikimedia Commons

The Government of India is planning to throw open its nuclear sector to private investment to achieve its target of emissions-free power, Reuters reports, quoting government source...

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Queensland begins work on 250 MW/ 500 MWh Swanbank BESS

Artist rendition of the proposed Swanbank clean energy hub. Image: CleanCo

Queensland state has started construction work on one of the biggest batteries in Australia: a 250 MW/ 500 MWh system at Swanbank that will offer two hours of storage capacity. Que...

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Wärtsilä's next-gen BESS all-set for its first customer deployment in Scotland

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Wärtsilä has announced the supply of a 300 MW/ 600 MWh battery energy storage system to Zenobē, an electric vehicle fleet and battery storage specialist, in Kil...

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Solar, BESS will account for 81 percent of US new generation capacity addition in 2024

The US will add a whopping 62.8 GW of new utility-scale power generation capacity in 2024, and a massive 81 percent of that will consist of solar panels and battery storage, the US...

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China's RE capacity to overtake coal, industry body asks for battery incentives to speed up additions

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China's installed wind and solar capacity will overtake its coal generation capacity this year, according to forecasts from the China Electricity Council (CEC). The industry body's...

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GE Vernova to source LFP battery modules from Our Next Energy in US

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GE Vernova and Our Next Energy Inc. (ONE) have recently agreed to collaborate towards advancing battery energy storage solutions in the United States using locally manufactured bat...

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Tesla battery energy storage deployments reach new high in 2023

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Tesla's energy storage business has posted an explosive growth in the year 2023, as indicated by the company's annual financial results released recently. Over the course...

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BYD to supply 1.1 GWh of batteries for 'world's largest' BESS project in Chile

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Spanish RE developer Grenergy Renovables, which is developing its flagship BESS project 'Oasis de Atacama' in Chile, has signed recently a supply agreement with the ...

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Lakshadweep gets region’s first on-grid solar project with battery storage

Solar Panels at Kavaratti Islands, Lakshadweep

India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Wednesday (January 3) inaugurated Lakshadweep's first on-grid solar project with a battery energy storage system enabling the Union Territo...

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Volts UAE, Schneider Electric ink agreement to set up giga-industrial BESS facility in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi-based smart energy storage solutions provider, Volts UAE Ltd (Volts) and global leader in energy management and industrial automation, Scheider Electric have si...

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Honeywell India to focus on battery storage, GH2, open to acquisitions in energy transition says CEO

Honeywell is open to acquisitions in India's energy transition technology sector, its president for India operations, Ashish Modi, told an interview. The US company has recently re...

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Australia's New South Wales awards 350 MW solar, 4,000 MWh storage capacity

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New South Wales in Australia has awarded long-term energy service agreements to two renewable energy projects and three energy storage projects as part of the government's Electric...

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US-India Energy Storage Task Force launched: Aims to boost energy storage adoption

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) on Wednesday (Dec. 13) held a launch meeting of the US-India Energy Storage Taskforce (ESTF) to elevate meaningful dialogue and advance the dev...

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World's largest solar + battery project comes online in South Africa

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The ~$1 billion Kenhardt project – which outperformed fossil fuels in a competitive bid – has installed solar capacity of 540 MW and a battery storage capacity of 225 MW/ 1,140 MWh...

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US utility disconnects CATL batteries citing security concerns, sparking row

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An American company has disconnected large-scale CATL batteries attached to a US military base after politicians raised security concerns, in turn sparking angry reactions from the...

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Canada's e-STORAGE to supply 226 MWh batteries to Engie’s Scotland BESS projects

Colin Parkin, President of e-STORAGE (left) and Aidan Connolly, Head of Engie Battery Storage UK. Image: PR Newswire

e-STORAGE, a company that specializes in design, manufacturing, and integration of battery energy storage systems (BESS) for utility-scale applications, will deliver 226 MWh DC of ...

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COP28: GEAPP's multilateral consortium targets 5GW of battery storage by 2024

Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, at the launch of the Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Consortium in COP28. Source:

At the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, about 11 countries have committed to a global consortium as part of a collaborative effort to secur...

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Honeywell provides 124 MWh BESS for 140 MW solar project in US Virgin Islands

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US engineering-and-technology conglomerate Honeywell announced it will provide developer VIElectron its first instalment of battery energy storage solutions (BESS) for six solar pa...

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Australian state starts work on A$1 billion 600 MW BESS project in Melbourne

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The Australian state of Victoria has announced its first investment through the State Electricity Commission (SEC) to help build one of the world's biggest battery projects, in par...

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SemperPower kick-starts 62 MWh Rolls-Royce BESS 'Castor' in Netherlands

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Large-scale battery storage firm SemperPower has begun the operations of its second utility-scale energy storage project 'Castor' in Netherlands, claimed as the largest of its...

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Wärtsilä launches 'Quantum' high energy, next-gen BESS solution

Battery storage firm Wärtsilä has launched 'Quantum High Energy' (Quantum HE), a next-generation energy storage system with advanced safety features and enhanced energy d...

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Tata AutoComp delivers first set of BESS to Tata Power

India's leading electric utility, Tata Power received the first set of battery energy storage system (BESS) from Tata AutoComp for its energy storage park in Chhattisgarh. The BESS...

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Daily Shorts: US renewable projects run into 3-year transformer wait, VW promises cheap EV, and more

America's power sector is grappling with a transformer shortage. US renewable energy project developers who are setting up grid-scale RE and energy storage systems say critical com...

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ADS-TEC installs 20 MW BESS for Polar Structure AB in Sweden

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Battery charging and storage tech firm ADS-TEC Energy has announced the installation of eight large-scale storage containers based battery energy storage solution in...

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CATL, Quinbrook sign pact for deploying 10GWh+ of stationary energy storage

Officials of CATL and Quinbrook sign the Global Framework Agreement.

Battery giant, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd (CATL) has signed a Global Framework Agreement with renewable energy developer, Quinbrook to deploy more than 10 GWh of its ...

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SSE Renewables gets green light for 320 MW BESS, one of UK’s biggest battery projects

SSE Renewables' Monk Fryton battery will be located next to the UK National Grid's Monk Fryton station. (Image for Representational Purpose) Image: SSE Renewables

SSE Renewables, the green arm of energy developer SSE, has received the green signal to develop one of UK's largest battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects. The company said...

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