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BMW Group plants stepping up activities in balancing-power market to contribute to grid stability

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Together with other highly-flexible controllable systems in the BMW Group production network, they will contribute to the stability of the public grid outside of the plant. Electricity generation from variable renewable electricity sources (VRE) such as wind and solar power has grown rapidly and is expected to continue to do so.

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Mercedes-Benz Cars plants in Germany to be supplied with CO2-neutral energy from 2022

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In Germany, Mercedes-Benz Cars has eight vehicle and powertrain plants (Bremen, Rastatt, Sindelfingen, Berlin, Hamburg, Kamenz, K├Âlleda, Stuttgart-Untert├╝rkheim), which either purchase electricity or operate their own power plants. Already existing highly efficient gas CHP systems additionally generate local heat and power at the factories.

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Mitsubishi Heavy to Enter Lithium-ion Secondary (Rechargeable) Battery Business

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The company looks to promote lithium-ion secondary battery business through a company-wide initiative and will begin by incorporating the batteries into its various products, such as forklift trucks and wind turbine power generation systems.

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The Essential Guide to EV Smart Charging and Smart Energy Management

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The USEF delivers a single common standard to ensure that smart energy products and implementations easily integrate to create a more sustainable, green energy market. Implementing USEF enables large-scale deployment of smart energy grids.