Energy Storage News - April 6th, 2018
This week’s TOP 5 includes a 200 MW PV / 200 MW storage project by NextEra in Nevada, a 130 MWh battery project to be coupled with with 65 MW of PV in Korea by Hyundai, a project by PG&E to roll out 10 MW/40 MWh in California, the acquisition of the assets of flow battery manufacturer Gildemeister by Stina ressources, and a 1 MW project by Doosan Gridtech in Michigan.
- NextEra has proposed to build a 200 MW PV farm with 200 MW storage in Washoe County, Nevada – which would render it the largest facility of its kind in the USA. Construction could begin in 2020.
- “Various companies in the Hyundai engineering and industrial construction group will work together on a 65MW solar PV plant with 130MWh of co-located battery energy storage in Seosan, South Korea.”
- PG&E plans to deploy at least 10 MW / 40 MWh of energy storage with certain geographical boundaries to respond to the Oakland Clean Energy Initiative (which requires PG&E to procure 20 – 45 MW of “clean energy” in the local area).
- Stina ressources announced it is on the verge of completing the acquisition of Gildemeister assets, through a subsidiary named Enerox.
- “Doosan GridTech has won a deal to provide U.S. Consumers Energy with a 1 MW battery energy storage system to be deployed at a substation in Michigan.”