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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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What is energy storage?

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Growing demand for renewable energy, an aging electrical grid, costly grid infrastructure improvements, and increasing extreme weather events will require increased energy flexibility to help the grid balance intermittent supply with responsive demand. In addition, these systems offer a wide range of benefits to energy users.

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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 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.

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BNEF forecasts global energy storage market to grow 15-fold by 2030 to 411 GW/1194 GWh

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Energy storage installations around the world are projected to reach a cumulative 411 GW (or 1,194 GWh) by the end of 2030, according to the latest forecast from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). That is 15 times the 27GW/56GWh of storage that was online at the end of 2021.

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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.

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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. In partnership with the Czech technology company IBG ?esko,

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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.