España y Portugal necesitan más de 40 GW de flexibilidad para alcanzar el 100% de energías renovables al menor coste

Spain and Portugal needs over 40 GW of flexibility to reach 100% renewables at...

The report Atlas of 100% Renewable Energy, recently launched by Wärtsilä, modelling over 145 countries and regions, shows that power systems with high levels of renewables need a significant amount of flexibility, through energy...

Extremadura will host the first battery cell factory in southern Europe, with an investment...

Extremadura will have the first battery cell factory in southern Europe, a project to be installed in the Southwest European Logistics Platform, in Badajoz, with a total area of 177,000 square meters, a planned...
La región APAC liderará el mercado mundial del almacenamiento de energía en baterías durante los próximos cuatro años

APAC will lead global battery energy storage market over next four years

Asia-Pacific (APAC) was the largest market for battery energy storage systems in 2020, accounting for 49.9% of the global market installed capacity. The region is expected to maintain its top position in the forecast...

The Spanish Government approves the Energy Storage Strategy, key to ensuring supply security and...

Following the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge (MITECO) proposal, the Council of Ministers has approved the Energy Storage Strategy, which will support the deployment of renewable energies and be key to...

Energy transition investmen hit $500 billion in 2020 for first time

A new, broad measure of ‘energy transition investment’, compiled by BloombergNEF (BNEF), shows that the world committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonization in 2020, beating the previous year by 9% despite the economic...

Saft batteries keep Kazakhstan wind farm operating in the depths of winter

Saft has delivered Uptimax maintenance-free nickel batteries to provide essential backup power for electronic monitoring, mechanical braking, pitch control and grease supply systems at the Badamsha wind farm in the remote and exposed steppe of the...

Battery pack prices cited below $100/kWh for the first time in 2020

Lithium-ion battery pack prices, which were above $1,100/kWh in 2010, have fallen 89% in real terms to $137/kWh in 2020. By 2023, average prices will be close to $100/kWh, according to the latest forecast...

Sustainable batteries for a circular and climate neutral economy

The European Commission has proposed to modernise EU legislation on batteries, delivering its first initiative among the actions announced in the new Circular Economy Action Plan. Batteries that are more sustainable throughout their life cycle...

New market outlook anticipates large growth for European residential battery storage

SolarPower Europe has released the first edition of its new European Market Outlook for Residential Battery Storage, which analyses the market of residential battery energy storage systems (BESS) across the continent, and forecasts capacity...

EPO-IEA study: rapid rise in battery innovation playing key role in clean energy transition

Improving the capacity to store electricity is playing a key role in the transition to clean energy technologies. Between 2005 and 2018, patenting activity in batteries and other electricity storage technologies grew at an...