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GE signs largest ESS deal to date with 30MW battery 150 150 Batteries International

GE signs largest ESS deal to date with 30MW battery

November 27, 2015: GE is to build 30MW battery energy storage system for the Imperial Irrigation District in Southern California. This is GE’s third lithium ion storage project in recently…

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Flow batteries lead the way as funding spikes in Q2 150 150 Batteries International

Flow batteries lead the way as funding spikes in Q2

November 27, 2015: Battery storage companies attracted significantly higher levels of investment in the second quarter of 2015, compared with the firstquarter, with flow battery companies leading the way, according…

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Sparton to finance commissioning of Chinese vanadium flow battery 150 150 Batteries International

Sparton to finance commissioning of Chinese vanadium flow battery

November 27, 2015: Sparton Resources, through its majority controlled subsidiary, VanSpar Mining, has executed a contract to finance the commissioning of a large vanadium redox flow batteries. This battery is…

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Johnson Controls announces global workforce reductions 150 150 Batteries International

Johnson Controls announces global workforce reductions

November 27, 2015: Johnson Controls, announced mid-September it is planning to reduce its global workforce by as many as 3,000 people, or 2.5% of total employees, through comprehensive initiatives designed…

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Redflow slashes ZBM battery cost in drop below grid price 150 150 Batteries International

Redflow slashes ZBM battery cost in drop below grid price

November 27, 2015: Redflow, the Australian provider of energy storage flow batteries, has announced that it has decreased its zinc-bromide battery (ZBM) cost by 50% through technology improvements and a…

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ABB to install microgrid in South Africa integrating multiple energy sources 150 150 Batteries International

ABB to install microgrid in South Africa integrating multiple energy sources

November 27, 2015: ABB, the power and automation technology group, announced in September that it will install an integrated solar-diesel microgrid at its Longmeadow premises in Johannesburg, South Africa. “This…

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Electrovaya offers TESS to Con Edison for grid support 150 150 Batteries International

Electrovaya offers TESS to Con Edison for grid support

November 27, 2015: Electrovaya, the Canadian-headquartered lithium ion polymer firm, announced in September that it has kicked off a project to design and build an advanced Transportable Energy Storage System…

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Saft claims ‘breakthrough’ into China’s robotics sector with lithium order for STEP Electric Corporation 150 150 Batteries International

Saft claims ‘breakthrough’ into China’s robotics sector with lithium order for STEP Electric Corporation

November 27, 2015: Saft, a manufacturer of advanced technology batteries, claimed in mid-September it had made a “strategic breakthrough” into China’s fast growing industrial robot sector with its first order…

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Johnson Controls expands global production of start-stop batteries to meet demand 150 150 Batteries International

Johnson Controls expands global production of start-stop batteries to meet demand

November 26, 2015: Johnson Controls released a new version of its start-stop battery — a 12V lithium ion version — at a German trade show in September while announcing that it…

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Skeleton launches 4500 farad ultracap, aims to challenge lead acid energy density by 2017 150 150 Batteries International

Skeleton launches 4500 farad ultracap, aims to challenge lead acid energy density by 2017

April 29, 2015: Skeleton Technologies, the ultracapacitor start up firm, has launched a new range of ultracapacitors that it says offers the highest level of energy density on the market.…

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