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New York offers $5 million for long-duration storage projects
The funding will advance the development and demonstration of scalable innovative long duration energy storage (LDES) solutions and be available via a competitive solicitation run by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Marija Maisch
Jun 14, 2024
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Field of PV and wind mills
Germany, UK, Ireland, Poland offer best renewables + BESS colocation potential
Market analytics provider Aurora Energy Research has examined the potential for colocation of renewables with battery energy storage systems (BESS) across 12 European countries. It found that Germany, Great Britain, the Ireland I-SEM, and Poland are leading the pack.
Marija Maisch
Jun 14, 2024
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Austria offers €17.9 million to fund storage
The Austrian authorities have offered €17.9 million ($19 million) to fund medium-sized electricity storage systems, with €10 million from the climate action protection ministry and €7.9 million from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
Sandra Enkhardt
Jun 14, 2024
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CATL, Gotion deny US accusations of forced labor
US lawmakers have urged for Chinese battery heavyweights CATL and Gotion High-Tech to be immediately added to an import ban list under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. Both manufacturers have adamantly denied the allegations.
Marija Maisch
Jun 12, 2024
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Screenshot of BESS market in Europe
European battery market growth to drop off amid falling electricity prices
The latest analysis from SolarPower Europe reveals that, in 2023, Europe installed 17.2 GWh of new battery energy storage systems (BESS), up from up from 8.8 GW in 2022. While this marks the third consecutive year of doubling the annual market, much slower growth is expected in the years to come.
Marija Maisch
Jun 12, 2024
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Large storage facilities in Germany
New tax regulation to ease storage deployment in Germany
The 2024 draft annual tax law proposes that 90% of trade tax revenue from energy storage systems goes into the pockets of local municipalities, potentially opening the doors to greater community acceptance.  
Sandra Enkhardt
Jun 07, 2024
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Field of PV and wind mills
China’s updated electricity market rules to benefit renewables, storage
China's updated power market regulation now encompass a broader range of market participants, including energy storage entities, in a bid to ensure secure operation.
Vincent Shaw
Jun 06, 2024
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Azeglio LDES container
New York offers $5 million for long-duration storage projects
The funding will advance the development and demonstration of scalable innovative long duration energy storage (LDES) solutions and be available via a competitive solicitation run by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Marija Maisch
Jun 14, 2024
View article
Field of PV and wind mills
Germany, UK, Ireland, Poland offer best renewables + BESS colocation potential
Market analytics provider Aurora Energy Research has examined the potential for colocation of renewables with battery energy storage systems (BESS) across 12 European countries. It found that Germany, Great Britain, the Ireland I-SEM, and Poland are leading the pack.
Marija Maisch
Jun 14, 2024
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Photo of Vienna
Austria offers €17.9 million to fund storage
The Austrian authorities have offered €17.9 million ($19 million) to fund medium-sized electricity storage systems, with €10 million from the climate action protection ministry and €7.9 million from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
Sandra Enkhardt
Jun 14, 2024
View article
CATL batteries
CATL, Gotion deny US accusations of forced labor
US lawmakers have urged for Chinese battery heavyweights CATL and Gotion High-Tech to be immediately added to an import ban list under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. Both manufacturers have adamantly denied the allegations.
Marija Maisch
Jun 12, 2024
View article
Screenshot of BESS market in Europe
European battery market growth to drop off amid falling electricity prices
The latest analysis from SolarPower Europe reveals that, in 2023, Europe installed 17.2 GWh of new battery energy storage systems (BESS), up from up from 8.8 GW in 2022. While this marks the third consecutive year of doubling the annual market, much slower growth is expected in the years to come.
Marija Maisch
Jun 12, 2024
View article
Large storage facilities in Germany
New tax regulation to ease storage deployment in Germany
The 2024 draft annual tax law proposes that 90% of trade tax revenue from energy storage systems goes into the pockets of local municipalities, potentially opening the doors to greater community acceptance.  
Sandra Enkhardt
Jun 07, 2024
View article
Field of PV and wind mills
China’s updated electricity market rules to benefit renewables, storage
China's updated power market regulation now encompass a broader range of market participants, including energy storage entities, in a bid to ensure secure operation.
Vincent Shaw
Jun 06, 2024
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Tesla energy storage
Indian utility NTPC launches 1.2 GW renewables-plus-storage tender
Indian state-run power producer NTPC is procuring 1.2 GW of firm, dispatchable power from renewable energy projects collocated with energy storage systems. The projects can be located anywhere in India. Bidding closes on July 23.
Uma Gupta
Jun 03, 2024
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Poland’s new capacity market auction could hamper BESS
The draft parameters for this year’s capacity market auction in Poland could make the rollout of battery energy storage systems (BESS) much more difficult. The document proposes a significant reduction to the BESS derating factor that could be particularly harmful for longer duration storage systems.
Marija Maisch
May 31, 2024

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