DOE closes on $504M loan guarantee for world’s largest clean hydrogen and energy storage project

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) closed on a $504.4-million loan guarantee to the Advanced Clean Energy Storage project in Delta, Utah (ACES Delta)—marking the first loan guarantee for a new clean energy technology project from DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) since 2014.

Storelectric’s energy storage solutions can overpower energy transition challenges

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Why innovations in energy storage are crucial to combatting the challenges associated with the energy transition. The post Storelectric’s energy storage solutions can overpower energy transition challenges appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Contributor Profile Energy Storage The Innovation Platform Issue 12

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Lux predicts energy storage market will hit $546B by 2035

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The total energy storage market is expected to grow to $546 billion in annual revenue by 2035, according to a report released by Lux Research. Stationary storage is expected to grow to $111.8

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Circular energy storage: What does it mean and why is it important?

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KTH's Justin Chiu and Felipe Gallardo emphasise the importance of establishing a circular economy for energy storage. The post Circular energy storage: What does it mean and why is it important? Energy Circular Economy Energy Storage The Innovation Platform Issue 11

Energy Vault to provide 1.6 GWh of gravity energy storage to support DG Fuels SAF projects

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Energy Vault, a company developing grid-scale gravity energy storage solutions, has entered into an energy storage system agreement with DG Fuels, a developer of renewable hydrogen and biogenic-based, synthetic sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and diesel fuel.

Berkeley Lab hosting virtual national energy storage summit in March

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is hosting the National Energy Storage Summit—Jumpstarting America’s Energy Storage Future on March 8-9, 2022 to discuss harnessing science, technology, and policy to accelerate energy storage solutions for the nation. Like last year, the focus will broaden beyond batteries to energy storage at large.

Electrify America to install 30 charging stations with battery energy storage at the Port of Long Beach for drayage trucks

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Electrify America plans to install 30 electric fleet-dedicated chargers paired with battery energy storage systems (BESS) at the Port of Long Beach, California, as part of Electrify America’s $25-million “Green City” investment in the region at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

Kia and Encore partner to create second life energy storage systems from used EV batteries

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Kia Europe has confirmed plans to re-use former EV batteries in ’Second Life’ battery energy storage systems as part of its global strategic focus on sustainability.

Rolls-Royce investing $110M over next decade to develop energy storage for aircraft

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Rolls-Royce is entering new aviation markets to pioneer sustainable power and as part of that mission will be developing energy storage systems (ESS) that will enable aircraft to undertake zero emissions flights of more than 100 miles on a single charge.

Tesla secures battery supply for EV and energy storage products

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He also provided some key insights about the company’s battery supply, both for its electric vehicle business and its energy division. The post Tesla secures battery supply for EV and energy storage products appeared first on TESLARATI. News Featured Tesla Tesla Energy

ŠKODA collaborates with IBG ?esko on second-life battery energy storage system; up to 328 kWh

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ŠKODA AUTO, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, is introducing a smart energy storage system using second-life batteries from electric vehicles. Following a successful pilot project in Prague, the energy storage units are now available to ŠKODA contract dealers.

Electrify America reaches 30MW in installed battery energy storage at 140 DC-fast charging stations across the US; behind-the-meter grid services

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Electrify America has installed onsite, behind-the-meter battery energy storage systems (BESS) at more than 140 ultra-fast DC charging stations around the country, including more than 90 installations in California.

DOE launches design & construction of $75M grid energy storage research facility at PNNL

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has begun work on the Grid Storage Launchpad (GSL), a $75-million facility located at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington that will boost clean energy adaptation and accelerate the development and deployment of long-duration, low-cost grid energy storage. The GSL will speed up the process considerably by doing the work needed to develop and deploy new grid storage technologies.

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ORNL to lead new EFRC focused on polymer electrolytes for energy storage

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The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been selected to lead an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) focused on polymer electrolytes for next-generation energy storage devices such as fuel cells and solid-state electric vehicle batteries. Announced recently by US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, the award will provide $11.5 The EFRC program was established in 2009 by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences within DOE’s Office of Science.

DOE releases Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap; 44% reduction in manufactured cost for 300-mile EV pack by 2030

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) released the Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap , the Department’s first comprehensive energy storage strategy. billion into energy storage research and development—$400 million per year, on average.

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Qatar invests $125M in energy storage company Fluence

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Fluence, the global energy storage solutions joint venture between Siemens and AES, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) pursuant to which QIA will commit to invest $125 million in Fluence through a private placement transaction. Its technologies provide storage solutions for energy produced by wind farms and other renewable sources.

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DOE awards $2.4M to 3 projects for next-generation grid energy storage

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The US Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) recently awarded $2.4 million in funding for three projects to advance novel thermal and hydrogen energy storage technologies toward increased duration, reliability and affordability. The technologies will initially support transitioning of existing fossil assets to low carbon energy systems, with the long-term potential to support a fully decarbonized electricity grid by 2035.

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DOE releases draft energy storage grand challenge roadmap and requests stakeholder input

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) released the Energy Storage Grand Challenge Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information (RFI) seeking stakeholder input on the Draft Roadmap. Categories of storage included in the Energy Storage Grand Challenge.

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SwRI forms joint industry program to investigate safety, longevity of grid-connected energy storage systems

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has launched a new Joint Industry Program (JIP) to investigate energy storage systems for the grid. ENGIE, EnBW, the Central Research Institute of Power Industry (CRIEPI), Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and CEZ have joined SwRI’s Energy Storage for Electric Grid JIP, which will address questions about the risks and reliability of energy storage systems.

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BNEF projects impact of COVID-19 on renewables, energy storage, EVs, etc.

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BloombergNEF has issued a research note highlighting some of the likely effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak over the next year on the transition to a clean economy: including renewable power, energy storage, electric vehicles, heating, cooling and the circular economy.

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Sandy solution for renewable energy storage; Thermal Energy Storage System

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Sand is emerging as a key ingredient in the race to develop a viable electricity storage system for renewable energies. Australia-based Latent Heat Storage has developed a low cost thermal energy storage system based on the latent heat properties of silicon derived from sand. The TESS device stores electricity as thermal energy by heating and melting containers full of silicon. by Andrew Spence.

New Study: Combining Dynamic Wireless Charging With Energy Storage

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The efficient management of energy storage systems may be crucial for the successful implementation of dynamic charging

Hydrogen embrittlement in ferritic steels creates complications for clean energy storage, transportation

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As the global energy market shifts from coal, petroleum fuel, and natural gas to more environmentally friendly primary energy sources, hydrogen is becoming a crucial pillar in the clean energy movement.

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BNEF: energy storage is a $1.2-trillion investment opportunity to 2040

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The falling cost of batteries is set to drive a boom in the installation of energy storage systems around the world in the years from now to 2040, according to the latest annual forecast from research company Bloomberg NEF (BNEF). The global energy storage market will grow to a cumulative 942GW/2,857GWh by 2040, attracting $1.2 We have become much more bullish about storage deployments since our last forecast a year ago. Global cumulative storage deployments.

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Horizon Europe project developing liquid hydrogen energy storage for net zero aviation

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The OVERLEAF project aims to decarbonise the skies by pioneering a liquid hydrogen storage tank to fuel hydrogen-powered aircraft. The post Horizon Europe project developing liquid hydrogen energy storage for net zero aviation appeared first on Innovation News Network.

SwRI opens Energy Storage Technology Center

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Southwest Research Institute has opened a new Energy Storage Technology Center , bringing its diverse scientific research, development and evaluation of energy storage systems under one roof. The facility houses SwRI technology to evaluate and to develop battery and energy storage systems for electric, plug-in and hybrid electric vehicles; grid storage; flywheels; and stationary systems such as flow batteries for electric power grid applications.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Megapack energy storage project gains approval

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Tesla’s Megapack will power one of the company’s biggest production plants as the automaker and energy company has landed approval for a massive battery energy storage system (BESS) project at Gigafactory Texas, filings show.

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Northvolt & Mälarenergi partner to deploy battery energy storage for EV charging

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Northvolt and Mälarenergi are partnering to establish a battery energy storage system at an electric vehicle charging station in Västerås, Sweden. The battery system will provide power output up to 220 kW and a usable energy capacity of 320 kWh.

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Northvolt & Vattenfall introduce modular energy storage solution to replace diesel generators

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Northvolt and Vattenfall have launched of a new battery energy storage solution, Voltpack Mobile System—a rugged, highly modular lithium-ion battery system envisioned as a zero-emission alternative to replace diesel generators.

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FREYR to collaborate with Honeywell on battery manufacturing, deploying energy storage solutions

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As part of the collaboration, Honeywell will purchase 19 GWh of battery cells produced by FREYR from 2023 through 2030 for a multitude of energy storage systems applications. Through the agreement, Honeywell and FREYR intend to provide smart energy storage solutions to address the needs of a wide range of commercial and industrial customers alike. Battery storage will play a crucial role as organizations transition to clean power generation.

Kia EV batteries find second life as energy storage systems to reduce strain on grid

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Kia Europe has announced a new partnership with encore Deutsche Bahn to reuse former EV batteries to create scalable energy storage systems. The post Kia EV batteries find second life as energy storage systems to reduce strain on grid appeared first on Electrek.

This big, sand-filled energy storage silo can be powered by wind and solar

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Finnish startup Polar Night Energy and local Finnish utility Vatajankoski have together built the world’s first commercial sand-based, high-temperature heat storage system that can be powered by solar and wind.

Study: California needs up to 55 GW of long duration energy storage by 2045; 150X the storage deployed since 2010

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By 2045, California will require the deployment of up to a staggering 55 gigawatts (GW) of long duration energy storage (LDES) to support its 100% clean electricity goals, according to a new modeling study released by the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA). This quantity represents more than a 150X increase in the amount of energy storage deployed in the state since 2010 and is the energy equivalent of powering 37 million homes.

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Wärtsilä energy storage solution to support the decarbonization of mining operations in Australia

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MWh energy storage system to Zenith Energy, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Australia. The installed energy storage system will address a cyclic load demand in an underground mine, and operate in parallel with an existing dual fuel engine power plant currently with total capacity of 65.98 The energy storage system will be delivered on an engineered equipment delivery (EEQ) basis and is expected to become operational in Q1, 2022.

Hyundai Home ecosystem due in 2022 will cover solar, charging, energy storage

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Hyundai recently unveiled a coordinated home-energy ecosystem, bundling EV charging, solar, and home energy storage. Dubbed Hyundai Home, the service will provide one-stop shopping for these products to Hyundai customers, the automaker said in a press release.

Highview Power and Encore Renewable Energy to co-develop the first long-duration, liquid-air energy storage system in US

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Highview Power Storage, Inc., a provider of long duration energy storage solutions, and Encore Renewable Energy, a developer of renewable energy generation and storage projects, jointly announced plans to develop the United States’ first long-duration, liquid-air energy storage system.

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Toyota energy storage, Mercedes EQB details, Ford CEO on EV shakeout: Today’s Car News

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Toyota gets in the home energy storage business—albeit only in Japan, for now. Mercedes puts a price on its EQB electric SUV. And Ford’s CEO sees EVs as the spark for a big industry consolidation. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Cummins acquiring Brammo for energy storage technology

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Brammo’s energy storage expertise evolved into Brammo’s “Energy of Things” platform, with solutions scaling from 1.5 Cummins Inc. is acquiring the assets of Brammo, Inc., which designs and develops battery packs for mobile and stationary applications. Adding Brammo’s battery pack expertise and resources is an important step for Cummins in its efforts to become a global electrified power leader.

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New class of high entropy materials for energy storage applications

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A team led by researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany is proposing a new class of high entropy materials for energy storage applications. Unlike conventional (non-entropy-stabilized) oxyfluorides, the new material shows enhanced Li storage properties due to entropy stabilization, which, in general, facilitates tailoring the cycling performance by varying the constituent elements in yet unprecedented ways.

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Check out BLUETTI’s newest solar energy storage technology, including the new EP600 portable power station

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Fresh out of the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, BLUETTI Power Inc continues to demonstrate why it’s the name to beat in portable and solar energy solutions.

Tesla releases specs for its new Powerwall+ energy storage system

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Tesla is releasing the specifications for its new Powerwall+ energy storage system, according to a new product information sheet that a potential customer posted. Tesla’s Powerwall is the energy storage system that the company utilizes for Solar customers.

NAWA Technologies begins production of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube material for energy storage systems

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NAWA Technologies has begun manufacturing its Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube (VACNT) material at its Aix-en-Provence facility in southern France. NAWA is showing that, for the first time, VACNT can be grown simultaneously on both sides of a substrate in a process that is fully scaleable.

Ford MyEnergi Lifestyle adds home energy storage

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Ford Motor Company is expanding its MyEnergi Lifestyle program ( earlier post ), announced at last year’s CES, to include home energy storage. MyEnergi Lifestyle, a Ford Motor Company collaboration with Eaton, Infineon, SunPower and Whirlpool, retrofitted the homes of two families with energy-efficient appliances and solar panels, as well as providing the families with their own Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid vehicle.

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