South Australian Virtual Power Plant could be 30% cheaper than grid power, says report
Tesla and the South Australian government announced in early February that they were planning the largest “virtual power plant” (VPP) in the world. The VPP... Read More
Energy storage systems for C&I: Quantifying the market potential
C&I: A growing energy storage market In 2017, only 4.3% of battery storage deployment could be classified as for commercial and industrial (C&I) use. Nevertheless,... Read More
Approval given for huge 100 MW/380 MWh battery storage facility at Victoria, Australia solar project
Total Eren, the partnership between Total, one of the world’s fossil fuel majors and renewable energy company EREN RE, has stated that it’s recently announced... Read More
Applications of Energy Storage
Where can energy storage systems (ESS) generate value? How are they used for grid ancillary services such energy arbitrage, frequency regulation, T&D deferral and more. Learn about the different applications of stored energy for grid operators, utilities and end-users.
Have residential Virtual Power Plants come of age?
Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) are not a new technology — the linking up of decentralised energy resources (DERs) to flexibly and reliably respond to grid... Read More
First steps in storage hybrid projects – is India the next emerging market to watch?
Plans are moving forward for two hybrid projects in India, including a large solar, wind and storage project in Andhra Pradesh, combining 160MW of renewable... Read More
Solar plus battery storage to take 10 GW of natural gas peaker plants offline
New research suggests that solar power and battery energy storage are now competitive with natural gas peaker plants due to falling costs. The research focuses... Read More
How will virtual power plant trial fare in Ireland?
Dingle, a small town in Ireland, will be the testing ground for the country’s first virtual power plant. Twenty homes are to be equipped with... Read More
Is energy storage the key to subsidy-free solar in Britain?
Climate change minister for the UK, Claire Perry, claims that including energy storage with large scale solar is “the way that you make the subsidy-free... Read More
Can energy storage make solar installation more profitable?
Solar installers worldwide have ran into problems attempting to both grow their business and make a profit — almost all of them have had to... Read More