May 5th, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes a 20MW project in Arizona by E.ON and NextEra, the launch of hybrid microgrids that include PV and storage by Caterpillar, a 1.5MW project in Connecticut, a successful round of investment for Nexeon in the UK and a 350kWh project for Aquion and Ideal Power in California.

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Top 5

  1. Tucson Electric Power (TEP) will enter into long-term agreements with E.ON Climate & Renewables and NextEra Energy Resources for the construction of two large energy storage systems, 10MW each.
  1. Caterpillar announced the launch of its new microgrid product line, that consists in adding solar panels, energy storage, and advanced monitoring and control systems to Caterpillar’s traditional power generation equipment.
  1.  Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative (CMEEC) announced the development of 13 MWp of solar power and at least 1.5MW / 6MWh of energy storage in order to increase the reliability of the power supply.
  1. Nexeon, a UK manufacturer of silicon anodes for next-gen Lithium-ion batteries, has successfully completed a £30 million funding round.
  1. Aquion and Ideal Power have teamed up to provide 350kWh of storage capability to a microgrid that would enable a California winery and farm to become energy self-sufficient.

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