This week’s TOP 5 includes the future deployment of 50,000 Tesla Powerwalls in South Australia, Arenko selecting GE for the construction of a 41 MW battery system in the UK, AEG building a 20 MW hybrid storage system combining batteries and thermal storage in Germany, Stem selected to deploy 7.5 MWh in California and UK-based gravity storage start-up Gravitricity receiving a 650 k£ grant.
- Over 50,000 Tesla Powerwalls will be rolled out over the next four years as part of South Australia’s VPP program.
- Arenko has selected General Electric to deliver a 41 MW battery storage system in the UK.
- AEG announced that it has been contracted by Bremen-based utility SWB Erzeugung to build a hybrid storage system combining batteries and thermal storage. The hybrid system is 20 MW and will deliver 15 MW of frequency regulation.
- “Stem was chosen by Kilroy Realty Corporation to deploy over 7.5 MWh of energy storage at eight commercial buildings in KRC’s California portfolio.”
- “UK start-up Gravitricity announced it has secured £650,000 of government backing to help rejuvenate old mine shafts to store energy with the help of weights and winches.”