This week’s TOP 5 includes a 5 MW / 10 MWh battery system to be co-located with a floating gas power plant in the Dominican Republic, a partnership between ESS, Inc and CWL in Canada, Sonnen now manufacturing batteries in Australia, UK startup Storelectric raising £ 1 million in funding, and a local support scheme for residential storage in Australia. 


  1. “A natural gas power plant that floats on water will be built in the Dominican Republic and equipped with a 5 MW/ 10 MWh battery energy storage system supplied by Fluence.”
  2. Flow battery manufacturer ESS, Inc has signed a partnership with Canadian developer CWL to deploy ESS’ systems across Canada.
  3. “Germany battery storage manufacturer Sonnen says it has begun assembly of batteries in Australia for the first time”
  4. Storelectric, a UK company developing a CAES solution, has received 1 million GBP in funding from green tech investors 350PPM.
  5. In Australia, the Port Pirie Regional Council is helping residents to acquire energy storage systems at a low cost.