Tag: Battery Storage

Jul 22, 2021 - 11:56 am

UK: Pivot Power & Wärtsilä install new Energy Superhubs

UK-based Pivot Power has announced a deal with technology company Wärtsilä to deliver two new grid-scale battery storage facilities in the West Midlands. The so-called Energy Superhubs at Coventry and Sandwell will each provide 100MW of battery storage and high power charging facilities.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Renault’s Mobilize reveals business plans

Mobilize, Renault’s new mobility brand announced in January has just presented its upcoming projects for the next few years. With Duo, Bento and Hippo, the business unit is presenting, among other things, three fully electric shared mobility vehicles for transporting people and goods.

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May 21, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Audi developing concept for HPC charging parks

Audi is working on its own fast-charging concept for its electric cars. A pilot is to be created in the second half of the year to test a possible series application. The core of the concept is “premium” HPC charging in combination with a lounge offer. The power supply is to run via buffer storage.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Kia & SK Innovation plan circular EV battery economy

In South Korea, Kia Motors and SK Innovation have joined forces to build a circular economy for electric vehicle batteries. This involves the follow-up use of end-of-life electric car batteries as stationary energy storage units as well as the recycling of materials such as lithium, nickel and cobalt.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 02:10 pm

ÜSTRA factory recycles old eCitaro batteries

The partners of the GUW+ model project are dedicated to the re-use of batteries from electric city buses and will now realise a stationary energy storage system in a rectifier substation of the ÜSTRA based on batteries that were previously used in eCitaro city buses.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 01:46 pm

Volvo to leverage recycling to cut costs

Volvo Cars plan to develop recycling loops in a global initiative to reduce CO2 emissions and expenses. This involves recycling the high-voltage batteries from plug-in hybrids and electric cars, among other things.

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Jan 28, 2021 - 05:44 pm

Freewire gathers $50Mn in third funding round

FreeWire Technologies has gained $50 million in a Series C funding round, led by Riverstone Holdings, with participation from current shareholders such as BP ventures. The new investment will enable FreeWire to accelerate international market expansion of its Boost Charger and expand production capacity.

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Dec 14, 2020 - 05:47 pm

FCA and Engie awarded tender for 25 MW V2G reserve

FCA Italy and Engie EPS have been awarded a contract by Italian grid operator Terna to manage 25 megawatts of electricity. This should provide ultra-fast frequency control services to Terna via a planned vehicle-to-grid (V2G) system at FCA’s Mirafiori headquarters site.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 04:51 pm

Second life for a coal power plant in Germany

In a former coal-fired power plant in Elverlingsen, Germany, a new stationary battery storage system made up of of electric car batteries has been put into operation. The project was jointly developed by Renault, the technology company The Mobility House and the electricity storage system expert Fenecon.

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Oct 28, 2020 - 03:28 pm

Tesla to launch virtual power plant in the UK

Rumours about Tesla’s plans to offer its own electricity tariffs have been circulating for several months. This plan is now moving forward in Great Britain where homeowners with an installed solar system and Tesla Powerwall can now become part of the Tesla Energy Plan.

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Oct 26, 2020 - 07:58 pm

FEV designed a mobile fast charger for Uniper

FEV has developed a mobile rapid charging station for the energy supplier Uniper. The station is equipped with an energy storage device and can charge two electric cars simultaneously with a charging capacity of up to 75 kW. The station is to be offered as “Infrastructure as a Service” – once the energy storage unit […]

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Oct 21, 2020 - 06:03 pm

Renault presents two second-life battery projects

Renault is putting two new projects for the second-life use of batteries from electric vehicles in the spotlight. Both ‘Advanced Battery Storage’ in France and ‘SmartHubs’ in the UK are aimed at helping to balance power grids as the share of renewable energy increases.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 10:36 pm

High power charging trucks prove reliable, Porsche finds

Porsche is using a mobile charging system in the form of a truck trailer that allows ultra-rapid charging at Taycan presentations across the world. Made by battery storage specialist ADS-TEC Energy, the system delivers up to 320 kWh in any weather, real-life use shows.

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Jul 15, 2020 - 02:19 pm

The Fjords launches second electric ferry

The Norwegian shipping company The Fjords has put a second purely electric ferry into service. After the ‘Future of the Fjords’ already went into service in 2018, the sister ship ‘Legacy of the Fjords’ will follow.

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May 6, 2020 - 07:05 pm

Lightning Systems reveals mobile DC charger

EV powertrain developer Lightning Systems has just announced Lightning Mobile, a mobile DC fast charger for electric vehicles. The mobile fast charger can be quickly deployed to provide fast roadside charging to support the operation of electric fleet commercial vehicles.

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Apr 26, 2020 - 03:22 pm

FreeWire Technologies completes financing round

FreeWire Technologies announced the successful closing of a $25 million Series B and venture debt financing round. The funding was led by existing investor BP Ventures, together with new investors ABB Technology Ventures and Energy Innovation Capital.

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Apr 16, 2020 - 12:33 pm

Honda & SNAM expand battery recycling partnership

Honda is expanding its partnership in Europe with the French recycling specialist SNAM. In future, SNAM will collect batteries from Honda dealers and authorised recycling facilities in 22 countries and test them for their suitability for recycling and further processing.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 12:54 am

Volkswagen to bring mobile HPC stations in China

Volkswagen is bringing its flexible (ie semi-mobile) fast-charging (HPC) stations to China via a joint venture. A date for the planned start of production has also been set but the approval of the authorities for the joint venture is still pending.

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Feb 12, 2020 - 04:07 pm

Alpiq & Mercedes team up on energy storage

The Swiss energy group Alpiq and Mercedes-Benz Energy have concluded a supply agreement for the stationary use of batteries from electric vehicles. The storage unit has a capacity of 1.5 MW and a gross capacity of 1.4 MWh, which is also possible to scale up.

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Feb 12, 2020 - 03:32 pm

VW & E.ON’s mobile HPCs almost ready for rollout

Volkswagen wants to push ahead with the rollout of its mobile rapid charging stations with battery storage in cooperation with the energy company E.ON. The partners have now presented the prototype of a new, flexible ultra-fast charging station in Essen.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/22/uk-pivot-power-and-wartsila-to-install-more-energy-superhubs/
22.07.2021 11:14