New energy storage research network granted £1m

The Supergen Energy Storage Network+ 2019 is a partnership between 12 institutions in the UK and has been backed by 60 additional global organisations

US-Israel initiative offers $16m for energy projects

They will support projects covering areas such as exploration, production and utilisation of natural gas, energy storage and cybersecurity

World Bank launches new fund to support ‘climate-smart’ mining for low carbon tech

It will assist with the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals used in clean energy technologies

Is this new energy storage tech worth its salt?

Vattenfall is exploring how salt could be used to store renewable energy sources like solar and wind power

New £41m Energy SuperHub ‘game changer’ for Oxford

The project will consist of giant batteries, electric vehicle charging points as well as ground source heat pumps

Spanish oil major Repsol invests in energy storage firm

Ampere Energy specialises in the design, development and production of distributed energy storage and management systems

Centrica inks demand side response deal with Japan’s TEPCO

The Japanese firm will be using the UK energy giant’s DSR platform to provide the transmission system operator with flexibility services for the reserve market

Solar-powered car parks with battery storage in new trial

These smart hubs could help increase the ability to charge large amounts of EVs without placing further pressure on the grid

UK businesses offered fully funded solar energy and storage solution

Statkraft has joined forces with redT for the solution which is expected to help businesses save up to 20% on their bills

Siemens to buy KACO new energy’s inverter business

KACO new energy manufactures inverters for solar and battery storage applications