UK National Grid picks battery firms for EFR contracts 150 150 Batteries International

UK National Grid picks battery firms for EFR contracts

Seven battery firms won UK National Grid contracts on August 26 to provide 200MW sub-second enhanced frequency response support to the grid. It is the first time that batteries will…

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Argonne, East Penn and RSR to research lead together 150 150 Batteries International

Argonne, East Penn and RSR to research lead together

2 September 2016: Argonne National Laboratory and RSR Technologies and East Penn Manufacturing have agreed to work together under a standard US government cooperative research and development agreement. The agreement…

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Skeleton announces a new energy storage system release 150 150 Batteries International

Skeleton announces a new energy storage system release

Ultracapacitor manufacturer Skeleton Technologies confirmed on August 24 that it was developing a new energy storage system “along similar lines” to its SkelRack product, a module designed for automated production…

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Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigates globe using solar and NMC only 150 150 Batteries International

Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigates globe using solar and NMC only

The sky could literally be no limit to the potential applications for Kokam’s Ultra High Energy nickel manganese cobalt batteries that on July 26 successfully helped to land the first…

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Nissan denies plans to sell battery business but speculation continues 150 150 Batteries International

Nissan denies plans to sell battery business but speculation continues

Speculation over the presumed sale of Nissan’s battery business, Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, to electronics maker Panasonic continued in August. Although the car manufacturer continued to deny claims of a…

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Walz joins REC Solar as CEO from Duke Energy 150 150 Batteries International

Walz joins REC Solar as CEO from Duke Energy

  US solar power company REC Solar appointed Matt Walz as chief executive officer on August 24. He was previously a vice president of commercial solar at Duke Energy Renewables.…

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Imergy goes into ABC insolvency agreement — intellectual property and assets up for sale 150 150 Batteries International

Imergy goes into ABC insolvency agreement — intellectual property and assets up for sale

Sherwood Partners, the US insolvency adviser, has been engaged by Imergy, the Vanadium flow battery firm, to market and sell the company’s assets. On July 18 Imergy entered into an…

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Musk unveils Tesla’s latest battery pack for ‘fastest car in the world’ 150 150 Batteries International

Musk unveils Tesla’s latest battery pack for ‘fastest car in the world’

Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled on August 23 the latest battery pack for the automaker’s Model S and X cars that he claims extends the range beyond 300 miles. The…

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EnSync sells first PPAs, opens up Hawaii 150 150 Batteries International

EnSync sells first PPAs, opens up Hawaii

  EnSync Energy Systems, the US energy management system company, announced in August the sale of multiple projects in Hawaii to AEP OnSite Partners, a subsidiary of American Electric Power.…

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Bosch’s acquisition of Seeo could trigger ‘next-generation’ battery buying spree 150 150 Batteries International

Bosch’s acquisition of Seeo could trigger ‘next-generation’ battery buying spree

The acquisition by Bosch, one of the world’s biggest automotive suppliers, of Seeo, the solid-state battery developer of energy storage, could mark a major turning point for the battery industry,…

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