EU project to improve battery lifecycle and performance launched in Spain

Researchers plan to use neutron diffraction techniques to help produce the next generation of advanced lead batteries

Carbon dioxide emissions
Norway proposes to invest £54m in CCS projects in 2020

Part of the budget would support the development of a full-scale CO2 capture, transport and storage project and provide funds for operation of the Technology Centre at Mongstad

Green light for £8m net zero carbon neighbourhood in Wales

The 35 new homes will use very low energy building design and consist of technologies such as thermal and electrical storage, onsite solar panels and ground source heat pumps

US invests $25m in advancing natural gas operations

Projects aim to develop methods and technologies to cost-effectively enhance the safety and efficiency of natural gas production, gathering, storage and transmission infrastructure

Highview Power announces plans to develop liquid air energy storage system in US

The facility, which will have a capacity of at least 50MW, is to be located in northern Vermont

Alaskan energy co-operative signs deal with Tesla for 93MWh battery system

The Homer Electric Association, which supplies around 50,000 people living on the Kenai Peninsular, plans to install the storage infrastructure towards the end of 2021

Lithium-ion battery units
Battery prices plummet 87% between 2010 and 2019

By 2023, average prices will be close to $100/kWh, at which point EVs will start to reach price parity with internal combustion engine vehicles

Will Wärtsilä’s new energy storage solution be worth its weight in gold?

The technology firm is to provide a full energy storage solution for a hybrid power project at an off-grid gold mine in Mali

Moixa breaks 10k battery milestone in Japan

The firm claims it is now managing the world’s largest single fleet of smart batteries

Towering city skyscrapers ‘could become gravity-batteries of the future’

Edinburgh start-up Gravitricity says tall buildings could be used to store energy at half the levelised cost of lithium-ion batteries