This week’s TOP 5 includes 15 MW and 30 MWh of storage to be deployed in Minnesota by Connexus Energy, a 4 MW/ 4 MWh battery system being developed by Origin Energy in Australia, a PV plus storage system with 3 MW of storage to be built on the island of Moloka’i (Hawaii), Nissan selling its EV battery division to Chinese company Envision, and a battery manufacturing facility dedicated to “thermal batteries” to be built in India.
- Connexus Energy, a Minnesota-based utility, is deploying two solar plus storage projects totalling 10 MW of PV and 15 MW/30 MWh of battery.
- Origin Energy announced that it will build a 4 MW / 4 MWh energy storage system at a 414 MW open cycle gas turbine plant in North Queensland, Australia.
- The Hawaii PUC has approved a 2.6 MW PV / 3 MW battery project to be built on the Moloka’i island.
- “Nissan has agreed to sell its electric vehicle (EV) battery business to Chinese green energy firm Envision.”
- Bharat Energy Storage Technology, an Indian company, claimsit has developed a “thermal battery” as dense as Li-ion batteries, and plans to build a manufacturing facility in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.