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Huge battery installed as opening of new public service hub moves closer

Bury Mercury Summary A battery the size of a shipping container has been installed at a new multi-million pound public services hub in west Suffolk ahead of its opening in May. The Mildenhall Hub, which brings a new school, leisure facilities including new pools, a health centre, library...

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Tesla Is Secretly Building a Giant Battery in Texas

Extreme Tech Summary A few years back, Tesla built a giant battery in southern Australia. Now, the company may be doing the same thing in Texas. The Australian battery has been hailed as a success since coming online, and someone in Texas has evidently had a similar idea. Bloomberg ...

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Scientists at Argonne Develop New Kind of Thermal Battery

PV Magazine Summary Thermal batteries are a relatively new technology that can provide an alternative energy solution in the form of heat storage. As the world’s energy consumption continues to increase, thermal batteries could become an integral part of a more sustainable future, providing...

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Connecting heat, cold and electricity - a new route to clean energy

Smart Energy International Summary New technology is offering an economic approach to large scale energy storage. An electro thermal energy storage (ETES) breakthrough does more than address bulk power storage though. By coupling electricity, heat and cooling ETES represents an...

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Can Solar and Batteries Outlast an Extended Power Outage?

Emma Foehringer Merchant, Green Tech Media Summary Even by the standards of the generally well-informed clean-energy customers in California's Bay Area, Todd Karin is a savvy one. Karin works as a postdoctoral researcher in the energy storage and distributed resources division at Lawrence...

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Duke Energy to Build Its First Large Battery in South Carolina

Julian Spector, GreenTech Media Summary Duke Energy has promised major investment in energy storage for its Carolina territory. It took another step toward substantiating that promise by designing a battery project to back up a South Carolina community center. The 5-megawatt/5-megawatt...

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NEC Provides Energy Storage Solution to SP Group's Award-Winning Hybrid Energy Storage Pilot

Valdosta Daily Times Summary WESTBOROUGH, Mass. & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 27, 2019-- NEC Energy Solutions and NEC Asia Pacific jointly revealed today that NEC provided its 400kW, 400kWh GSS® end-to-end Grid Storage Solution and AEROS® proprietary energy storage controls...

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Energy an Important Factor as Central Ohio Prepares for Its Future

Jon-Paul d'Aversa, T&D World Summary The Franklin County Energy Study uses 2015 as a baseline for energy production, consumption, expenditures and emissions, and incorporates utility data provided at the ZIP-code level. Central Ohio has been a hotbed of forward-thinking activities,...

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Anbaric to flip Massachusetts coal plant site into offshore wind facility with 400 MW storage

Julia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive Summary Developer Anbaric will spend $650 million to convert the former Brayton Point Power Station into a Massachusetts offshore wind platform, according to a statement issued Monday . Anbaric is expected to build a 1,200 MW high-voltage direct current ...

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West Sussex virtual power plant 'could save UK £32b' if replicated nationally

Edie Newsroom Summary The developers of a new virtual power plant (VPP) system set to come online across West Sussex in stages from autumn have claimed that the model could cut the UK's energy costs by 10% if it is rolled out nationally. The project, led by energy solutions firm Moixa,...

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