Energy storage news - August 20th, 2021
This week’s TOP 5 features news about the end of expansion works at Vistras's iconic 400MW/1,600MWh Moss Landing project in California, KCE's plans to use a 150MW/600MWh battery as a non-wires alternative in New York, the UK's £4-billion hydrogen strategy, Puerto Rico's potential tender for 800MW of renewables plus 300MW of storage by next December and the selection of 155.6MW of solar-plus-storage projects in Germany's Innovation Tender.
- Vistra completed a 100MW/400MWh expansion at the Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility, reaching a total of 400MW/1,600MWh.
- Key Capture Energy proposes a 150MW/600MWh battery as a non-wires alternative for a renewable energy project in Upstate New York.
- The UK eyes 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030.
- Puerto Rico is preparing the second round of its renewable and storage tender. 800MW of renewables and 300MW of batteries are expected.
- Germany's Federal Network Agency awarded 155.6MW of solar-plus-storage projects under its Innovation Tender.