Energy storage & Hydrogen news - January 6th, 2023

This week's TOP 5+1 features news about the opening of the 150M€ first call for aid for renewable plus storage projects in Spain, the lunch of construction of 200MW/400MWh BESS in Australia, the partnership between Energy Vault and California Utility on battery plus hydrogen LDES project, the announcement of a CAES in the Netherlands, the completion of 85% AES Waikoloa Solar project in Hawaii and the approval from the US DOE on MMEX regional hydrogen hub project funding program.

Energy Storage News 

  1. The 150M€ first call for aid for storage projects with renewables in Spain is opened
  2. Neoen launches construction of its 200 MW / 400 MWh Western Downs Battery in Queensland, Australia.
  3. Energy Vault partners with California utility PG&E on battery-plus-hydrogen LDES microgrid project
  4. A huge CAES: Compressed Air Energy Storage warehouse will be built in the Netherlands.
  5. AES Waikoloa Solar + Storage Project is 85% powered, soon to provide Hawaiian Electric with clean energy for Hawaii Island homes 

Hydrogen news

  1. MMEX Resources Corp has received the go-ahead from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to advance its regional clean hydrogen hub project to the final application stage of a USD-8-billion (EUR 7.59bn) funding program.