This week’s TOP 5 includes Kokam securing orders to supply 40 MW of battery storage in South Korea, a 6 MW / 6 MWh energy storage system being built by Neoen in France, seven Israeli projects being financed by the US DOE and the Israeli Energy Ministry, a partnership between EDF and Powervault in the UK, and a research project aiming at reusing e-buses batteries in Sweden.


  1. “Kokam Co Ltd has secured orders to supply 40 MWh of energy storage systems linked to solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in South Korea”
  2. “Neoen has begun construction on the largest grid-connected energy storage system in mainland France, a 6MW / 6MWh system which will provide frequency regulation services“
  3. The United States Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel’s Energy Ministry, have selected seven clean energy, energy storage, and microgrid projects to receive $6 million under the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program.
  4. EDF has partnered with UK startup Powervault to propose energy storage solutions to its residential or small businesses clients.
  5. Volvo Buses, Göteborg Energi, Riksbyggen and Johanneberg Science Park are working together on a research project aiming at reusing e-buses batteries for stationary applications in Sweden.