US DoE selects three projects to receive $15 million to showcase LDES technologies

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The U.S. Department of Energy's (DoE) Office of Electricity (OE) on Wednesday announced the three demonstration projects that have been selected to receive 15 million to showcase t...

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Uzbekistan to get Central Asia’s first renewable energy facility with utility-scale battery storage

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The World Bank on Tuesday (May 21) announced that it will support a 250-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic plant with a 63-MW battery energy storage system (BESS) in Uzbekistan -- Ce...

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VFlowTech secures extended Series A funding from PSA unboXed

Singapore-based vanadium redox flow batteries storage solution provider, VFlowTech has secured extended Series A funding from PSA unboXed – the corporate venture capital and i...

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India approves first commercial BESS: 20 MW/ 40 MWh BESS at Kilokari sub-station, Delhi

India has approved its first commercial standalone Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project, marking a milestone in the country's progress towards clean and renewable ener...

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G7 ministers target six-fold increase in global energy storage by 2030

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In the recently held G7 Ministerial Communique for Climate, Energy, and Environment in Italy, the G7 group of advanced economies called for increasing global en...

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Rapid expansion in batteries crucial to meet targets outlined at COP28 says IEA

Batteries need to lead a six-fold increase in global energy storage to help the world meet the 2030 targets outlined at COP28 according to the latest report by the International En...

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EARTHDAY.ORG launches waste cleanup partnership model

Earth Day Network (EDN) and Kabadiwalla Connect (KC) has launched a waste cleanup initiative and partnering model with local 'kabadiwallas' (waste managers) at Kovalam Be...

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Amara Raja giga factory will start operations next year

Leading automotive battery maker Amara Raja will have the first giga factory up and running before the end of next year, President Vijayanand Samudrala told the India Battery Manuf...

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Battery recycling in India: Unlocking the value in used EV batteries

The electric vehicle industry in India has reached an inflection point. In FY 2023, over a million EVs were sold in India accounting for 6.38 percent of the total auto sales in the...

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What’s next for India’s battery manufacturing industry in 2024?

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The year 2024 will prove to be a notable year for India's domestic cell manufacturing industry. After years of laying the policy and regulatory groundwork for building a domestic c...

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Fluence to deliver 35MW/100MWh BESS project for ENGIE

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Fluence Energy B.V. (Fluence) on Thursday (April 11) announced that it has been selected by ENGIE to deliver a 35MW/100MWh battery energy storage project at ENGIE's Maxim...

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ACME Group, Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies to jointly explore hydrogen value chain from Oman to Europe

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Leading sustainable and renewable energy company, ACME Group has joined forces with Germany-based Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies to explore the joint development of large-scale hyd...

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SESI 2024: IESA brings stakeholders under one roof to deliberate on India's stationary energy storage sector

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The India Energy Storage Alliance, India's premier body for companies operating in the energy storage, e-mobility and green hydrogen space, launched its 4th international conferenc...

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SESI 2024: GUVNL got the best tariffs for battery energy storage

Speaking at the 4th edition of Stationary Energy Storage India (SESI) international conference at New Delhi today, H.N. Shah, General Manager (RE), Gujarat Urja Vikas Nig...

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SESI 2024: Advanced power electronics-based inverters for safe, stable grids

Intermittency of renewable energy (RE) generation poses significant challenges to grid operators, who must ensure a reliable and stable electricity supply to consumers. Addres...

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SESI 2024: Transition to 5G networks will power demand from telecom, data centers

The telecom and datacenter industries are among the primary industrial drivers of energy storage in India. Both industries currently rely on VRLA (valve-regulated lead-acid) batter...

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SESI 2024: Picking the right size and technology for your energy storage project

Energy storage is the need of the hour. But the multiplicity of technologies and variety of options – from different chemistries with different charging and discharging rates – to ...

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SESI 2024: CSP is a clean power source with the least embedded carbon says Varshney

NTPC's Rajan Varshey speaking at SESI 2024 in New Delhi today.

Speaking at the ongoing Stationary Energy Storage India (SESI) 2024 conference in New Delhi today (March 19), Rajan Varshney, Deputy General Manager, NTPC Limited di...

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TVS Motor increases stake in ION Mobility through Singapore subsidiary

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India's TVS Motor Company announced it had increased its stake in Southeast Asian e-mobility player ION Mobility last week. In a stock exchange filing, the company said, "We would ...

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India unveils new EV policy to make country a global manufacturing hub

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India has approved a scheme to promote the country as a manufacturing destination for electric vehicles, a release on the Press Information Bureau, the country's government news se...

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Indian govt. announces Electric Mobility Promotion Scheme 2024

The Ministry of Heavy Industries, Govt. of India, on Wednesday (March 13) announced the Electric Mobility Promotion Scheme 2024 to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in I...

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NGEL and RVUNL to jointly develop RE projects, green hydrogen derivatives in Rajasthan

NTPC's renewable energy arm, NGEL, on Sunday (March 10) signed an agreement with Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RVUNL) for developing renewable energy and ...

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BESS turns cheaper: Gensol, IndiGrid win Gujarat's 250 MW auction at ₹ 4.49 lakh / MW per month

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Gensol Engineering and IndiGrid 2 Ltd were declared the winners of Gujarat's auction for the development of 250 MW/ 500 MWh Standalone Battery Energy Storage Systems in the state.G...

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24M launches direct-material recycling process for semi-solid Li-ion batteries

24M Technologies (24M), a Massachusetts-based battery technology firm has unveiled 'Liforever' – a direct material recycling process for semi-solid lithium-ion batteries for e...

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India cuts royalties for mining 12 critical minerals, including Vanadium

India's Cabinet has approved new royalty rates for mining of 12 critical and strategic minerals -- Beryllium, Cadmium, Cobalt, Gallium, Indium, Rhenium, Selenium, Tantalum, Telluri...

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Hydrovolt, Fortum Battery Recycling partner to champion battery recycling in the Nordic region

Hydrovolt and Fortum Battery Recycling, two battery recycling pioneers have signed an agreement to facilitate clean electrification and advance the Nordic battery recycling in...

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Bekaert and Toshiba ink MoU on MEA technology for PEM electrolyzers

Bekaert and Toshiba Corporation's energy arm, Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions (Toshiba ESS)have entered into a global partnership that includes a strategic cooperation agreeme...

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India to launch second tranche of auction of critical and strategic mineral blocks

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India will launch the second tranche of auction of critical and strategic mineral blocks on February 29, the government informed in a press release. Union Minister of Coal, Mines &...

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SECI commissions India's largest BESS project in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

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India has successfully commissioned the country's largest energy storage project, a 40 MW / 120 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) connected to a 152 MWh solar photovoltaic p...

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India finalizes mechanism for operationalizing VGF for the deployment of battery energy storage

The Union Minister of Power, New & Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh, on Thursday (Feb. 22) held a meeting to finalize the structure for operationalizing the Viability Gap Funding ...

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