Acciona opens battery storage plant at wind farm in Spain

Acciona Energia has opened a new battery storage plant alongside a wind farm in Barasoain, located in the region of Navarra, Spain. It is the first battery storage facility incorporated into a grid-connected wind farm in the country. The aim of the battery system is to increase the generation of renewable energy and optimize the management

Supercapacitor Technologies and Markets, 2026: Focus on electric double-layer capacitor, ultracapacitor, lithium-ion capacitor

While lithium-ion batteries are increasingly capturing the market of other battery technologies, they will never be able to compete with supercapacitor technology in terms of power and number of cycles.

Pumped hydro storage market to exceed $350 billion by 2024

According to EASE, the pumped hydro plants have an average efficiency of 70 to 80% when compared with other technologies.

Windlab secures PPA for large-scale wind, solar & storage project in Australia

Australia-based Windlab Limited announced that it has secured a 10-year agreement with Queensland government-owned corporation, CS Energy, to purchase the renewable energy and some of the large-scale generation certificates (LGCs) produced from Kennedy Energy Park Phase I, a 60.5-MW hybrid renewable energy project. Kennedy Energy Park Phase I is an innovative 43.5-MW wind, 15-MW solar, and 2-MW

NY Governor announces rebates for zero-emission vehicles & infrastructure

The electric vehicle revolution could turn out to be more dramatic than governments and oil companies have yet realized, and New York is taking important steps in that direction. Ideally, the electricity needed will come from renewables such as wind energy. New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that $2.2 million from the Environmental Protection Fund is now

How energy storage can protect critical facilities during storms and cut costs

The 2-MW, 3.9 MWh battery storage system, installed at the Sterling Municipal Light Department (SMLD) Chocksett Road Substation, is expected to save the town’s ratepayers at least $400,000 per year by decreasing costs associated with capacity and transmission charges from the regional power services supplier, ISO New England.

U.S. Energy Storage Monitor: the executive summary for Q3 2017

U.S. Energy Storage Monitor: the executive summary for Q3 2017 The U.S. Q2 2017 deployments in megawatts are 11% off from 2016. 

E.ON breaks ground on Texas Waves energy storage to integrate with wind facilities

E.ON began construction on its Texas Waves energy storage projects, co-located at the existing E.ON Pyron and Inadale wind farms in West Texas. Texas Waves consists of two 9.9-MW short duration energy storage projects using lithium-ion battery technology, which will be an integral part of the wind farm facilities near Roscoe, Texas. These projects will be the second

Vestas teams up with Tesla to combine wind turbines with batteries

Editor’s note: This article comes from Anna Hirtenstein at Bloomberg, originally published here. Tesla Inc. has partnered with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to figure out how to combine wind turbines and batteries, socking away power during breezy times to use when the air is still. This partnership is part of a wider global program run

ABB to provide innovative energy storage solution for UK offshore wind farm

ABB has won an order from DONG Energy, the leading Denmark based sustainable energy group, to deliver a two megawatt (MW) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to support the integration and transmission of power from the Burbo Bank offshore wind farm near Liverpool, UK. The Burbo Bank offshore wind farm has been in operation since