April 21st, 2017
This week’s TOP 5 includes the procurement of 83.5 MW by SDG&E in California, plans to develop a 4,000MWh battery project in Australia, a tax credit for storage in Maryland, a 1 MW / 4MWh project by Eos and Engie in Brazil and a 1 MW project by Siemens in Germany.

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Top 5

  1. San Diego Gas & Electric signed contracts for 5 battery projects, totaling 83.5MW and 334MWh. The awardees are AES, RES, AMS, Enel Green Power and Powin.
  1. Nothing’s too big for Australia: Queensland-based developer SolarQ is planning to build a 350MWAC solar plant combined with 4,000MWh of lithium-ion battery storage in Queensland, Australia.
  1. The state of Maryland passed a tax credit for residential and commercial storage. Under this support scheme, the buyer gets a 30% rebate on the purchase cost of the system, up to 5000$ for a residential customer and 75,000$ for a commercial customer.
  1. Engie purchased a 1 MW/ 4 MWh storage system from Eos and Northern Power Systems. The battery will be co-located with a 5 MWp solar plant in the south of Brazil.
  1. Siemens has been contracted by the Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall to deliver and install a 1MW / 1.4MWh battery storage system to be used in the German frequency regulation market.

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