US infrastructure firm launches new renewable energy division

The new Pearce Renewables arm will provide commercial and utility-scale wind, solar power, EV charging and energy storage assets

Government offers £2m in new grants for green transport startups

Battery cooling and portable charging solutions are among the awarded projects

Energy storage market to soar by 250% by 2030

Annual energy storage installations will reach a capacity of more than 30GW by 2030, according to new research

US smart electric grid projects receive $11m boost

The modernisation of the grid will enable the integration of a diverse supply of renewable energy sources and help customers reduce their energy consumption, costs and environmental impacts

Tesla batteries to bring more renewables to West Sussex grid

UK Power Networks connected one of the UK’s biggest battery storage power stations to the electricity network in Burgess Hill, West Sussex

India’s Reliance joins Bills Gates to invest in US energy storage company

They are investing a total of $144m in Massachusetts-based Ambri to help the company commercialise and grow its long duration energy storage systems business globally

Australia introduces new rules to support priority low emission technologies

The government has allocated AUD$192.5m for programmes, including reducing barriers to the use of EVs or vehicles powered by biofuels or clean hydrogen

Renewable energy investment hit record highs in first half of 2021

BNEF report estimates nearly $174 billion was invested in renewable energy projects and companies

‘Europe’s largest’ battery goes online in Wiltshire

The 100MW/100MWh battery is designed to significantly reduce system costs by 5% while supporting grid stability

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Up to £1.5m on offer for grid-scale energy storage technologies

Interested areas include mechanical storage systems, compressed air energy storage, storage of heat, hydrogen or natural gas and heat pumps or pumped heat electrical storage