November 11th, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes a 13MWh project for Green Charge Networks in New York, Levisys and BYD working together to build a flywheel plus battery offering, a partnership between LG Chem and SMA to offer a residential storage system, an initiative by the NYSERDA to reduce the soft costs of storage systems of a third by 2020 and the start of operation of a vehicle-to-grid project in the UK led by Nissan.
- Green Charge Network will install 13MWh of distributed storage under ConEdison’s Brooklyn and Queen demand management plan.
- The French flywheel manufacturer Levisys is working together with BYD to develop a flywheel + battery combined offer, in order to target the frequency regulation markets. (in French)
- SMA and LG Chem have partnered to create a residential storage offering. The product will be available in Europe and Australia in December 2016.
- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) could award over US$8 million of funding for demonstration projects aiming at reducing the soft costs of a distributed storage systems. Those costs are assumed to be around 220$/kWh as of today, and the program aims at reducing them by a third. By 2020.
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