Power cuts – don’t get left in the dark

On the 9th August, a significant power cut across the UK caused 300,000 homes and businesses to lose power, affecting a total of 1 million people.
The National Grid worked quickly to fix the issue and are investigating its cause, but it left many businesses wondering: could this happen again?

New York’s ‘largest’ energy storage system powers up

Key Capture Energy’s storage system supports the state’s ambition to install 3,000MW of energy storage capacity by 2030

Plans for new cleantech pilot project for Masdar City

Azelio, Masdar and Khalifa University of Science and Technology will test a thermal energy storage solution for renewable energy projects

KiWi Power welcomes Jay Zoellner as new CEO

New CEO joins KiWi Power to lead global expansion of distributed energy tech business.

Energy storage research on full charge with £50m funding

Research will focus on industry-defined goals to improve performance of electric vehicles

Softbank Vision Fund invests $110m in Swiss energy storage start-up

Energy Vault claims its technology enables renewables to deliver baseload power for less than the cost of fossil fuels 24 hours a day

Wind, solar and storage combined in new €35m hybrid energy park

The project in the Netherlands will have a total capacity of 60MW, enough to deliver renewable energy to around 40,000 households

Mercedes-Benz and Chinese firm team up for second life energy storage systems

The companies aim to set up their first second life energy storage unit in Beijing

Global energy storage capacity to exceed 1,000GW by 2040

It will require a total investment of $662bn over the next two decades

Tesla unveils ‘Megapack’ energy storage system

The technology is said to be more cost-effective and installed faster than a fossil-fuel power plant