Energy storage & hydrogen news - December 31st, 2021

The last TOP 5+1 of the year features news about the development of the first European battery in Sweden, the new tender of 3GW in India and the construction of a 1GW in China for solar and wind projects plus storage, plans for a 340MWh energy storage system in New Caledonia, the financing of 72MWh of storage projects by Germany in Namibia, and the announcement of the results of 45,000 tons of green hydrogen in Chile.

Energy storage news

  1. The Swedish factory, Northvolt, developed and assembled its first lithium-ion battery, a battery of European origin.
  2. NREL is preparing a tender for a 3GW of renewable energy project with battery energy storage system.

  3. Beijing Jingneng has started the construction of 1 GW of wind and solar projects with 75MW/150MWh of energy storage systems in Inner Mongolia.

  4. Total Energies is planning to build a PV power plant with 340 MWh of batteries in New Caledonia.

  5. A bilateral cooperation agreement has made between the Federal German government and the Republic of Namibia for the construction of a 58MW/75MWh of battery energy storage system.

Hydrogen news

  1. The Chilean Economic Development Agency (CORFO) has announced the award of six green hydrogen projects to produce more than 45,000 tons of green hydrogen per year.