Safeguard Duty Extension Deemed as Change in Law for Tata’s Solar Project in Maharashtra

Safeguard Duty Extension Deemed as Change in Law for Tata’s Solar Project in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has accepted Tata Power Renewable Energy's (TPREL) petition seeking to declare levy of safeguard duty (SGD) on the import of solar cells as a ...
/ / Market & Policy, Solar
Researchers Develop High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers Develop High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, have identified a new catalyst material that can enhance lithium-sulfur batteries' performance and durability. The researchers said the lithium-sulfur ...
US Deploys a Record 2,156 MWh of New Energy Storage Solutions in Q4

US Deploys a Record 2,156 MWh of New Energy Storage Solutions in Q4

The United States brought 2,156 MWh of new energy storage systems online in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, a new record for storage with an increase of 182% over Q3, ...
US-Based Barrel Energy to Set Up Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing Facility in India

US-Based Barrel Energy to Set Up Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing Facility in India

Barrel Energy, a U.S.-based lithium-ion battery manufacturer, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hyderabad-based Roshan Energy Technologies to develop and manufacture lithium-ion batteries in India and North America. Barrel ...
/ / Energy Storage
Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

A team of researchers from the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with six research institutes of China, has designed a new rechargeable battery using salt as a key ingredient to ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
SECI Seeks Consultants for a 100 MW Solar Project with Battery Energy Storage System

SECI Seeks Consultants for a 100 MW Solar Project with Battery Energy Storage System

The Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI) has floated a global tender for consultancy services for a 100 MW (AC) solar project along with a 40 MW/120 MWh battery energy storage ...
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Outlook for Energy Storage in 2021

As renewable installations in the country rise, it is crucial to ensure adequate energy storage solutions are in place to support renewables integration into the power mix. While the Indian government ...
New Nanostructured Alloy Could Revolutionize Aqueous Battery Manufacturing

New Nanostructured Alloy Could Revolutionize Aqueous Battery Manufacturing

Researchers at the Oregon State University College of Engineering have claimed to develop a battery anode based on new zinc and manganese-based nanostructured alloy that could change the way of ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Energy Demand to Return to Pre-COVID-19 Levels in 1-4 Years_ McKinsey (1)

Biden Rescinds Trump’s Stand on Climate Change; US Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement

United States President, Joe Biden, signed an executive order to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord on the first day of his assuming office on January 21, 2021. The decision was ...
Corporate Funding for Battery Energy Storage Companies Was Up 136% at $6.6 Billion in 2020

Corporate Funding for Battery Energy Storage Companies Was Up 136% at $6.6 Billion in 2020

Total corporate funding (including venture capital funding, public market, and debt financing) for the battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency sectors in 2020 was up 112% at $8.1 billion ...
Wartsila and Fluence to Supply 1 GW of Grid-Scale Battery Storage to AGL in Australia

Wartsila and Fluence to Supply 1 GW of Grid-Scale Battery Storage to AGL in Australia

AGL Energy, an Australia-based energy company, has signed non-exclusive framework agreements with energy storage technology companies Wartsila and Fluence to supply up to 1 GW of grid-scale battery storage. AGL ...
/ / Energy Storage, Large Scale
Indian Scientists Develop Hybrid Supercapacitors with Unique Electrode Material

Indian Scientists Develop Hybrid Supercapacitors with Unique Electrode Material

A team of scientists has developed a low-cost supercapacitor device with excellent capacitive retention using a novel electrode material they synthesized which can pave the way for the next generation ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
A New Solid-State Lithium Battery That Can Increase the Range of Electric Vehicles by 80%

A New Solid-State Lithium Battery That Can Increase the Range of Electric Vehicles by 80%

The rise of electric vehicles (EVs) in the last few years has been phenomenal. One of the impediments holding back the broader adoption of EVs is the performance of batteries ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
MNRE Issues Specifications for Lithium Batteries Used in Off-Grid Solar Applications

MNRE Issues Specifications for Lithium Batteries Used in Off-Grid Solar Applications

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released the requirements for solar street lights and solar study lamps specifying minimum performance parameters for lithium batteries. The ministry has ...
/ / Energy Storage, Off-grid
TOTAL’s Subsidiary Saft Launches New Brand of Batteries in India

TOTAL’s Subsidiary Saft Launches New Brand of Batteries in India

Saft, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TOTAL, recently announced the launch of the Saft Urja brand batteries to be manufactured and sold by its Indian subsidiary. The company specializes in advanced ...
Energy Storage Solutions Provider Stem Goes Public in a $1.35 Billion SPAC Deal

Energy Storage Solutions Provider Stem Goes Public in a $1.35 Billion SPAC Deal

Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven clean energy storage systems provider - Stem Incorporated - and publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) - Star Peak Energy Transition Corp – declared that they have ...
Telangana Drafts A Detailed Plan for Integration of Smart Grid Technology

Telangana Drafts A Detailed Plan for Integration of Smart Grid Technology

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has drafted smart grid regulations to enhance the efficiency of its power generation, transmission, and distribution networks. The TSERC Smart Grid Regulations, 2020 ...
Zinc Battery Manufacturer Eos Energy Storage Lists on Nasdaq

Zinc Battery Manufacturer Eos Energy Storage Lists on Nasdaq

Eos Energy Storage, a United States-based zinc-battery storage system manufacturer, has gone public on the Nasdaq Capital Market in a rare battery energy storage listing. The company announced that it ...
Zenobe Energy Secures £150 Million For Grid-Scale Battery and EV Charging Solutions

Zenobe Energy Secures £150 Million For Grid-Scale Battery and EV Charging Solutions

Zenobe Energy, a battery storage solutions provider, announced that it secured an investment worth £150 million (~$ 198.91 million) from Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G. The company ...
Battery Storage Solutions Provider Form Energy Raises $70 Million

Battery Storage Solutions Provider Form Energy Raises $70 Million

Massachusetts-based Form Energy – a startup focusing on making battery systems that can store renewable energy (solar and wind) for longer durations – said it received its largest funding yet ...
/ / Energy Storage, Market & Policy
NITI Aayog Prepares Bid Invitation Proposal for Advanced Chemistry Cell Manufacturing

NITI Aayog Prepares Bid Invitation Proposal for Advanced Chemistry Cell Manufacturing

The NITI Aayog has issued a draft request for proposal (RfP) to prospective bidders who can manufacture advanced chemistry cells (ACCs) in the country. All stakeholders are requested to provide ...
European Ultracapacitor Manufacturer Skeleton Technologies Raises €41.3 million

European Ultracapacitor Manufacturer Skeleton Technologies Raises €41.3 Million

Skeleton Technologies, an Estonia-based manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage, announced that it raised €41.3 million (~$48.5 million) in a Series D financing round from a group of investors. With this ...
2015-2018 Saw 70% Dip in the Price of Utility-Scale Battery Storage in the US Market

2015-2018 Saw 70% Dip in the Price of Utility-Scale Battery Storage in the US Market

The average energy capacity cost of utility-scale battery storage in the United States has rapidly decreased from $2,152/kWh in 2015 to $625/kWh in 2018, according to the U.S. Energy Information ...
VC funding for Battery Energy Storage Companies Was up 78% With $661 Million in Q3

VC funding for Battery Energy Storage Companies Was up 78% With $661 Million in Q3

Global corporate funding (including venture capital funding, public market, and debt financing) for the battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency sectors was up 165% in the third quarter of ...
Researchers Develop a Sustainable Redox Flow Battery with Vanillin

Researchers Develop a Sustainable Redox Flow Battery with Vanillin

Researchers at TU Graz University claimed that they had developed a redox flow battery that utilizes conventional vanillin instead of liquid electrolyte, which could make the battery more environment friendly ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology