This week’s “Top 5” covers different topics with a new project completed, a stock exchange introduction, a consulting study, a storage procurement contract and a poll.
 

1. SustainX completed construction of its over-ground 1.5 MW isothermal CAES in its New Hampshire headquarters.

http://www.sustainx.com/e9c13ca1-134c-49e9-9031-036592c1b37a/about-us-news-events-detail.htm

2. Electrovaya (Canada) to supply Scottish and Southern Power Distribution with 25 distributed energy storage systems ranging from 12 to 80 kWh in a single UK town as part of the Thames Talley Vision project.
http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2013/09/12/electrovaya-receives-purchase-order-lithium-ion-superpolymer20r-systems-smart-grid-projec

3. Lazard Freres & Co. released a report entitled Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis 7.0 that shows the photovoltaic and wind energy LCOE has fallen by 50% in the past four years in the USA.

http://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Cost-of-Renewable-Energy-has-Fallen-50-Since-2008.html

4. French article – Boloré is planning to introduce its BlueSolutions subsidiary into stock exchange to gain visibility. BlueSolutions subsidiary produces the Bluecar’s (shared EV in Paris) li-ion batteries.
http://www.greenunivers.com/2013/09/blue-solutions-bollore-se-rapproche-de-la-bourse-fortifie-par-son-accord-avec-renault-premium-103099/

5. German Article – 93% of German citizens agree with the energy policy “Energiewende” and support the increase of renewable energy capacity in Germany.

http://www.bee-ev.de/3:1503/Meldungen/2013/Deutschland-waehlt-erneuerbar-93-Prozent-fuer-zuegigen-Ausbau-der-Erneuerbaren.html