National Grid signs 25-year deal for Grain LNG terminal

Grain LNG currently has the capacity to store and deliver enough gas to meet at least 25% of the UK’s demand

Fabrication begins on Gravitricity’s £1 million trial energy storage demonstrator

Winch specialist Huisman has now begun creating the gravity-based equipment, which will be trialled early next year in Edinburgh, Scotland

New agreement works towards Ukraine’s first grid-scale energy storage system

Honeywell and DTEK hope to increase the flexibility of Ukraine’s power grid and help the nation decarbonise its energy mix

Could MRI scans prove the key to developing new battery tech?

The University of Birmingham says the technology will enable faster evaluation of new battery materials and help accelerate commercialisation

Europe’s battery market ‘shrunk year-on-year in 2019’

The market grew by only one gigawatt-hour in 2019, signficantly down on growth in the previous year

Batteries ‘allow a quarter more renewables to be used during peak periods’

Northern Powergrid and Moixa have trialled a virtual powerplant on the roofs of homes in Oxspring, Barnsley – they found smart home batteries can increase electricity network capacity

Blue Nova Energy launches ‘MegaBoy’ smart energy storage system

The firm’s smart battery product has now been successfully demonstrated at Reunert Park in Midrand, Johannesburg

UK’s electricity network companies unveil 1MW resource registers

The new registers showcase information for a range of electricity generators, storage facilities and flexibility providers across the country

Heriot-Watt University hunts out UK’s best carbon storage sites

A new study will map the geological features of the southern North Sea and assess their carbon storage potential, as well as calculating where leakages may take place

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