October 14th, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes two large scale PV plus storage projects in Japan, a 10MW battery project in California by GE, the completion of a 310kVA/688kWh storage project by RES in the UK, the start of operation of a Stem system in Hawaii and a partnership between Sonnen and Autogrid.

Top 5

  1. Two solar PV plus storage projects will be installed on the island of Hokkaido. The first is 25MWp, coupled to a 20MW/10MWh LG battery, and will receive a FiT of 0.39USD/kWh. The second is 28MWp with a 17MW battery integrated by ABB.
  1. « GE and Southern California Edison announced a plan to install the world’s first battery storage and gas turbine hybrid. ». The system consists in a 50MW gas turbine coupled to a 10MW battery.
  1. « Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has completed work on its first utility-scale battery-based energy storage system in the UK, a 310kVA/688kWh battery, at a solar farm owned by British Solar Renewables (BSR). »
  1. A 108 kW / 216 kWh storage system supplied by Stem was installed at a consumer started its operation. The system was installed as part of a three-year pilot program to deploy electric storage systems at about 30 local businesses on O‘ahu, Maui and Hawai‘i Island and supported by the DoE.
  1. Autogrid and Sonnen have partnered to integrate AutoGrid’s flexibility management application suite with sonnen’s energy storage technology.

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