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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.

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Electrify America unveils its first application of megawatt-level energy storage

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Electrify America recently unveiled its first application of a megawatt-level battery energy storage system (BESS) for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, building upon the company’s existing BESS installations at more than 150 stations across the US, including more than 100 installations in California.

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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.

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LiNa Energy successfully demonstrates Na-ion technology for battery energy storage systems

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Solid-state sodium-ion battery company LiNa Energy ( earlier post ) successfully completed an independent demonstration of its lithium-free sodium batteries for energy storage systems with commercial partner ion Ventures.

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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. Over the course of its life, a grid-connected battery must respond slowly or suddenly, depending on the grid demands. —Jayant Sarlashkar. There is no fee to join the JIP.

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US grid-scale energy storage installations soared in Q2 2023

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The US battery energy storage market added 5,597 megawatt hours (MWh) in the second quarter of 2023, a new quarterly record. more… The post US grid-scale energy storage installations soared in Q2 2023 appeared first on Electrek.

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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. WE New Energy Inc.