Gravity storage
Concrete giant CEMEX invests in gravity storage tech

CEMEX’s venture capital arm has invested an undisclosed sum in Energy Vault, which uses concrete block towers to store renewable power

Lithium-ion battery units
Global battery storage market ‘to be worth more than $13bn by 2023’

GlobalData expects to see the sector grow by 7% globally over the next four years

New York
New York State unveils $280m for battery storage projects

The state has a target to deploy 3GW of energy storage deployment target by 2030

Phone on fire
Can wonder material graphene extinguish explosive battery fires?

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Engineering suggest it can

Battery storage
Will the world’s biggest solar-powered battery land in Florida?

Florida Power & Light Company plans to build 409MW of new battery capacity next to an existing solar farm in the region

Gas
Italy to lead new-build underground gas storage capacity up to 2023

Analysts expect the nation’s 14 planned and announced facilities will make up 35% of European installations over the period

Liquid nitrogen
Joint venture aims to put the freeze on emissions with cryogenic energy storage

Energy storage firm Highview Power has joined forces with engineering and construction firm TSK to form the new business

Solar panel
India opens bidding for wealth of new solar and battery capacity

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is offering 200MW of new grid-connected solar capacity and 300MW of combined battery storage

Flow batteries
Flow battery firm expects to cut production costs by a third

Redflow suggests the construction of its new factory will help drive down the cost of the technology

Electric heat
OVO Energy and Glen Dimplex provide a spark for clean heat

The energy supplier will use its intelligent technology platform to unlock the flexibility potential offered by the other firm’s electric heaters