February 10th, 2017
This week’s TOP 5 includes $200million in project financing for NRStor, a DoE grant for AMS and PEC to stabilize the Texan grid, a 1MW contract for Ice Energy in California, Endesa considering the installation of a battery system at one of its coal power plants in Spain and Aquion supplying batteries to a microgrid in South Africa.
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- NRStor has received $11million in equity financing and a commitment to provide up to $200million in project financing from a Canadian Pension fund.
- « Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) and Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) have been awarded a US$3.24 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) to demonstrate the use of energy storage to stabilize high penetrations of solar energy into Texas’ electric grid. »
- « Ice Energy has signed a turnkey contract with the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) to provide up to 1 MW of its ice battery systems. »
- Endesa is considering the installation of a battery co-located with one of its coal power plants in Spain, as part of a demonstration project.
- Aquion has supplied 55kWh of batteries to a microgrid in South Africa. The storage system, co-located with a 10kW PV array, will provide electricity to four “luxury tents” in the Kruger Park.