This week’s TOP 5 includes a 22 MW project by Enel Green Power, Enertrag and Leclanché in Germany, the completion of a 4 MW / 4.8 MWh project by Kiwi Power and Tesla in the UK, the FERC opening the wholesale energy markets to storage in the US, a consortium named Imperium3 New York acquiring Alevo’s US assets and Sonnen planning to open a factory in Australia.
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- Enel Green Power and wind developer ENERTRAG are developing a 22 MW battery project in Germany. The project, which has an estimated cost of 17 M€, will be located in Brandenburg and will provide frequency regulation services. Leclanché has been selected as EPC provider.
- “Kiwi Power has unveiled its largest behind the meter battery to date with the completion of the 4MW / 4.8MWh Tesla battery at Cenin Renewables in south Wales.” The battery was awarded a 2 year FFR contract, at a price of 19 £/MW/h.
- “The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has passed a rulethat will open U.S. wholesale energy markets to energy storage on an equal footing with generators and other grid resources.”
- A battery development consortium called Imperium3 New York (IM3NY) is acquiring Alevo’s US assets to develop a battery gigafactory.
- “Sonnen has announced plans to build a battery production plant in Adelaide.”