June 23rd, 2017
This week’s TOP 5 includes a 24.5 MW project in Jamaica, AES’ 100 MW project in Northern Ireland being one step closer to construction, wind player Vestas getting active in storage, the installation of pole-mounted storage systems by Toronto Hydro in Canada and 6.3 M$ made available by the NYSERDA to develop new storage technologies for New York.

Top 5 

  1. Jamaican utility JPS approved a 24.5 MW hybrid storage project composed of both flywheels and batteries.

 

  1. “AES Corporation has signed an agreement with a Northern Irish government agency to build a 100MW battery storage array”. The new storage system could be added to the existing Kilroot facility (as initially planned), or at one of AES’ gas power stations.

 

  1. Wind turbines manufacturer Vestas reveals its plans in energy storage. Vestas now offers IPP complete wind plus storage solution and already has several projects in the pipeline.

 

  1. Toronto Hydro is testing pole-mounted energy storage devices that can supplement electricity during peak hours in homes. The systems are provided by eCamion.

 

  1. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority made $ 6.3 million available to develop new energy storage technologies that could help integrate more renewable in the state of New York.