Energy Storage news - April 13th, 2018
This week’s TOP 5 includes over 210 MW and 210 MWh to be procured in Lebanon, a potential 350 MW battery storage project in California by Recurrent Energy, the Armenia government discussing with Tesla for the delivery of a grid-scale storage system, the energy storage sector becoming a large provider of jobs in Germany, and a virtual power plant project by Liberty Utilities and Tesla in New Hampshire.
- The Government of Lebanon is procuring a total of 210MWp to 300 MWp of PV, across three projects, each to be equipped with at least 70 MW / 70 MWh of storage.
- “San Francisco-based developer, Recurrent Energy, has askedthe federal government for permission to build 350 megawatts of solar power, and up to 350 megawatts of battery storage in Riverside County, CA.
- “Tesla is negotiating with the government of Armenia over supplying a grid-scale storage system”
- According to BVES, the German association for solar energy, the German energy storage sector now employs more than 11,000 workers, about half of the numbers of the lignite sector.
- New Hampshire-based Liberty utilities has selected Tesla to provide up to 1000 residential storage systems for a Virtual Power Plant demonstration project.