January 15th, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes the potential acquisition of Gildemseister by American Vanadium, the completion of AES’ battery storage project in the Netherlands and in Ireland, the completion of Sumitomo’s 60MWh vanadium redox-flow battery in Japan, a 12.5MW project in PJM by Axion Power and a 300kVA / 640kWh project in the UK by RES.

Top 5

  1. « American Vanadium Corp. has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire DMG MORI’s wholly owned subsidiary, GILDEMEISTER energy storage (GES), manufacturer of the CellCube vanadium flow energy storage system. »
  1. AES announced that both the 10MW Kilroot facility in Ireland and the 10MW facility in the Netherlands are now operational and providing services to the grid.
  1. HEPCO and Sumitomo announced the completion of the 15MW / 60MWh Vanadium redox-flow battery on the island of Hokkaido. The facility will now enter a test phase for a duration of three years.
  1. Axion Power International has filed an interconnection application with PJM interconnection and is seeking regulatory approval to deploy a 12.5 MW advanced lead acid battery in order to provide frequency regulation services.
  1. RES has announced that it will be working on a 300 kVA/640 kWh energy storage system in Somerset, U.K. The battery will be supplied by BYD and installed alongside a PV power plant. The project is estimated to cost £1 million.

Best Regards,