Siemens Gamesa launches volcanic rock energy storage site

The firm’s new facility in Hamburg-Altenwerder, Germany, can store 130MWh of energy for up to one week

Australia’s ‘largest solar and storage’ project enters operation

The 60MW Gannawarra Solar Farm has been successfully retrofitted with battery storage infrastructure

Volkswagen invests $1bn in Swedish battery firm Northvolt

A 50/50 joint venture will see the companies build a 16GWh battery gigafactory in Germany

Green light for giant battery at UK’s largest onshore wind farm

The planned battery storage centre will be the size of half a football pitch, with a total capacity of 50MW

EU backs battery gigafactory in Sweden

Northvolt’s giant facility will produce 32GWh worth of battery capacity annually once completed

Government pledges £28m for Coventry EV battery centre

The UK Battery Industrialisation Centre will provide testing facilities for new battery technologies

Triumph wheels in motion for future electric motorcycles

It is working with industry experts and academics for battery-powered solutions

Lithium-ion battery units
Global battery storage market ‘to be worth more than $13bn by 2023’

GlobalData expects to see the sector grow by 7% globally over the next four years

New York
New York State unveils $280m for battery storage projects

The state has a target to deploy 3GW of energy storage deployment target by 2030

Phone on fire
Can wonder material graphene extinguish explosive battery fires?

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Engineering suggest it can