New research hub for smart meters to be opened

It aims to supply government and consumers with data and advice on using the technology as well as provide a research base for industry and manufacturers

Australian University flicks switch on energy storage system

It will store excess electricity generated by its 4MW solar system

RWE freezes 2.5GW UK gas and energy storage project

The German utility said the decision was made ‘based on current market conditions and project costs’

Towering renewable storage tech reaches commercialisation

Energy Vault says its gravity-based solution can help provide rapid demand response in an affordable way

UK energy storage sector sees massive surge

Planning applications to install battery storage capacity have soared from just 2MW in 2012 to a total of 6.87GW this year

EDF buys 50% stake in off-grid firm’s Togo unit

The French utility will provide its technical know-how to improve battery performance under the agreement with BBOXX

UK firm’s AI platform to manage ‘world’s largest’ cluster of batteries in Japan

The installations across 3,500 households have a combined capacity of 35MWh

West Sussex Council powers up solar farm and battery storage

The Westhampnett solar project is expected to generate enough electricity to power around 2,400 homes a year

Victoria unveils its first giant battery storage project

The 30MW system down under is capable of powering more than 20,000 homes for an hour

New York pledges $40m for solar and storage tech

The state has set a target to install 1.5GW of storage by 2025