August 26th, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes a Conergy PV plus storage project in Australia, RES completion of a 300 kW/ 640 kWh project ordered by WPD, Massachussets commission could mandate utilities to have as much as 400 MW of energy storage, Alevo is close to install a 2MW/1MWh battery in Delaware and the recent FERC’s decision favorable to energy storage
- Conergy plans to build a 10.8MWp solar PV plant combined with 1.4MW/5.3MWh of lithium-ion battery storage near Lakeland, Australia
- RES has completed its first energy storage project in the UK : a 300kW / 640kWh Li ion battery at a 1.3 MW solar farm near Glastonbury. It was ordered by WPD (a DNO) and features BYD batteries.
- Massachusetts could call for 300 to 400 MW of energy storage if it sets similar targets to California.
- Alevo is having its technology approved by Parker Hannafin to install a 2MW/ 1MWh battery in Lewes, Delaware.
- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved changes to how the California grid operator treats some distributed, non-generator resources including energy storage, better aligning them with traditional market structures.