April 15th, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes a partnership between Sungrow and Samsung SDI in China, a partnership between Lotte and Smarter Grid Solutions for a demonstration project in the UK, a 1.25MWh project for Aquion in Puerto Rico, a partnership between Gildemeister and Australian Vanadium and 200 residential storage systems to be installed by Sunvault in Canada.
– Clean Horizon will be presenting the latest developments of the European energy storage market at the PV and storage INES conference on June 9th in Le Bourget du Lac (France). Click here to know more and to join us at this exciting event.
– And for even more market data, stay tuned for the upcoming release of Clean Horizon’s new report on the UK market segment.
- « PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow is partnering with lithium-ion battery provider and renewable energy storage system maker Samsung SDI to perform demonstrative energy storage projects in China. » The total installed capacity under this agreement could reach 20MW/80MWh.
- Smarter Grid Solutions has announced they are working with Lotte Chemical to test and demonstrate Lotte’s flow battery technology in the UK market in a two-year project financed by the South Korean government.
- The output of a 16MW solar farm in Puerto Rico will be tied to a 1.25MWh Aquion ‘saltwater’ battery. The storage system will be used to supply energy to the facility at night in order to make it « grid-independant ».
- « Australian Vanadium has inked a deal with German battery maker Gildemeister Energy Storage to sell the CellCube range of vanadium redox flow batteries (VRFB) in Australia. »
- Sunvault Energy will be installing new storage systems in 200 homes along with solar arrays in Canada. 1.2MWp of PV will be installed under this project.