This week’s TOP 5 includes a 131MW/269MWh battery system under construction in China by the Jiangsu Electric Power Design Institute , HECO’s plan to source 1,378 MW of storage for Hawaii by 2022, the eligibility of battery storage systems to Massachusetts’ recent $2 billion energy efficiency incentives, Vattenfall’s testing of a 10-MWh novel salt-based storage technology and Moixa’s set up of a 2 MW Virtual Power Plant in West Sussex.
- The Jiangsu Electric Power Design Institute started the construction of a 131MW/269MWh grid-connected storage system. The company claims that it has the largest capacity and power ratings in China.
- Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) plans to source the equivalent of 135 MW of solar and 1,378 MWh of energy storage by 2022.
- Battery storage systems are eligible for Massachusetts’ recent $2 billion energy efficiency incentives.
- Vattenfall will be testing a 10 MWh thermal storage system based on a novel salt-based technology at one of its thermal power plants near Berlin.
- Moixa will be setting up a 2-MW Virtual Power Plant in West Sussex.