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From battery storage systems modelling, to revenue optimization platforms, battery analytics, and virtual power plants, there is a wide variety of software layers that battery energy storage systems can have.

Due to the ongoing technological development as well as the evolving flexibility needs of the energy system, new software features are set to grow in the coming years.

With fire risk a key concern for the industry, new solutions are emerging. Battery safety has come a long way, but there is still room for improvement.

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The cause of the fire is still unclear.
Fire in a battery container causes EUR 700,000 in damage in Germany
The cause of the battery container fire in Thuringia, Germany, is still unclear. The damage caused is enormous.
Sandra Enkhardt
2 hours ago
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Screenshot from Eco Stor online tool
Eco Stor: Online calculator determines storage requirements for energy transition
The "dunkelflaute" is a kind of a bogeyman in the energy transtion narrative. Now, a new tool from German-Norwegian storage provider Eco Stor can be used to determine exactly which storage capacities and how many reserve power plants are needed for stable power system operation, even in periods with little photovoltaic and wind production.
Sandra Enkhardt
Jun 17, 2024
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Battery energy storage container
TWAICE, NARDAC team to improve insurance terms with battery storage analytics  
German battery analytics technolgy provider TWICE and NARDAC, UK-based insurance broker focused on large energy and infrastructure assets, have partnered to enable improved insurance coverage for battery energy storage system (BESS) asset owners, investors, and lenders.  
Marija Maisch
Jun 13, 2024
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Solarwatt Battery flex
Solarwatt launches DC version of Battery flex storage system
Solarwatt says it has developed a DC version of its Battery flex PV storage system. The new version offers backup power and is optimized for the Steca SolBrid hybrid inverter.
Jochen Siemer
Jun 13, 2024
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Flexa management team Vjekoslav Salapic (left) and Sébastien Schikora
Enpal, Entrix announce Europe’s largest virtual power plant
Under their joint venture Flexa, the two companies want to combine PV systems, home batteries and other decentralized energy resources into a network with a total output of several gigawatts, which will integrate an AI-powered electricity trading platform.
Jochen Siemer
Jun 12, 2024
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Sodium-sulfur battery from BASF and NGK
BASF, NGK launch sodium-sulfur battery with less than 1% degradation rate
A set of technological improvements incorporated into the new product NAS MODEL L24 allows for lower maintenance costs compared to the earlier sodium sulfur battery type developed by the two manufacturers.
Marija Maisch
Jun 11, 2024
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Roofs with rooftop solar installations
Australia’s virtual power plant pilot hits right notes for future markets
A West Australian (WA) government virtual power plant technology pilot, Project Symphony, has successfully proven rooftop solar, batteries and major appliances can play an integral role in the state’s energy transition and create $920 million in value over the next decade.
Ev Foley
Jun 07, 2024
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The cause of the fire is still unclear.
Fire in a battery container causes EUR 700,000 in damage in Germany
The cause of the battery container fire in Thuringia, Germany, is still unclear. The damage caused is enormous.
Sandra Enkhardt
2 hours ago
View article
Screenshot from Eco Stor online tool
Eco Stor: Online calculator determines storage requirements for energy transition
The "dunkelflaute" is a kind of a bogeyman in the energy transtion narrative. Now, a new tool from German-Norwegian storage provider Eco Stor can be used to determine exactly which storage capacities and how many reserve power plants are needed for stable power system operation, even in periods with little photovoltaic and wind production.
Sandra Enkhardt
Jun 17, 2024
View article
Battery energy storage container
TWAICE, NARDAC team to improve insurance terms with battery storage analytics  
German battery analytics technolgy provider TWICE and NARDAC, UK-based insurance broker focused on large energy and infrastructure assets, have partnered to enable improved insurance coverage for battery energy storage system (BESS) asset owners, investors, and lenders.  
Marija Maisch
Jun 13, 2024
View article
Solarwatt Battery flex
Solarwatt launches DC version of Battery flex storage system
Solarwatt says it has developed a DC version of its Battery flex PV storage system. The new version offers backup power and is optimized for the Steca SolBrid hybrid inverter.
Jochen Siemer
Jun 13, 2024
View article
Flexa management team Vjekoslav Salapic (left) and Sébastien Schikora
Enpal, Entrix announce Europe’s largest virtual power plant
Under their joint venture Flexa, the two companies want to combine PV systems, home batteries and other decentralized energy resources into a network with a total output of several gigawatts, which will integrate an AI-powered electricity trading platform.
Jochen Siemer
Jun 12, 2024
View article
Sodium-sulfur battery from BASF and NGK
BASF, NGK launch sodium-sulfur battery with less than 1% degradation rate
A set of technological improvements incorporated into the new product NAS MODEL L24 allows for lower maintenance costs compared to the earlier sodium sulfur battery type developed by the two manufacturers.
Marija Maisch
Jun 11, 2024
View article
Roofs with rooftop solar installations
Australia’s virtual power plant pilot hits right notes for future markets
A West Australian (WA) government virtual power plant technology pilot, Project Symphony, has successfully proven rooftop solar, batteries and major appliances can play an integral role in the state’s energy transition and create $920 million in value over the next decade.
Ev Foley
Jun 07, 2024
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Torus building
US commercial real estate to host VPP-connected flywheels and batteries
US-based technology provider Torus has agreed to supply nearly 26 MWh of energy storage for Gardner Group's commercial real estate portfolio. The project will integrate battery and flywheel energy storage systems (BESS, FESS) with Torus' proprietary energy management platform. 
Blathnaid O’Dea
Jun 05, 2024
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Schneider Battery Energy Storage System
Schneider Electric launches new storage systems for microgrids
The France-based group said its has released two new BESSs with enclosures of 7ft and 20ft. Their power ranges from 60 kW to 500 kW.
Lior Kahana
May 17, 2024

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