This week’s TOP 5 includes the completion of Tesla’s 100 MW / 129 MWh in South Australia, the commissioning of a 10 MW / 10 MWh storage system by Eelpower in the UK, the upgrade of a 3 MW storage facility in Alaska by Younicos, a partnership between Peak Power and BGIS in Canada, and the opening of two Li-ion battery manufacturing facilities in the USA and in Germany. 

 

  1. Tesla has completed the construction of its 100 MW / 129 MWh battery in South Australia.
  2. “Eelpower has commissioned a 10 MW / 10 MWh energy storage system in the UK, backed with both frequency response and capacity market contracts. The system was built by Anesco.
  3. “Younicos has completed the installation and commissioning of an upgraded 3 MW battery-based energy storage system on Kodiak Island, Alaska.”
  4. “Peak Power announced their partnership agreement with BGIS, Canada’s leading real estate management services provider, to offer energy storage services to their clients to help them reduce their electricity costs.”
  5. “Start-up Romeo Power has opened a lithium battery pack factory in Los Angeles, aimed at the EV and stationary energy storage markets, aiming to ramp up to 4GWh production capacity by next year.” In the meantime, German company Akasol opened a 600 MWh/year battery manufacturing plant in Langen, Germany. Batteries will be used in electric buses.