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UPS looks to replicate London smart grid EV charging project

The Atlanta, US, headquarters of the logistics firm is among potential first sites where UPS will seek to roll out smart grid technology being piloted at its London facility.   The smart grid will be able to charge 170 fleet vans and trucks serving customers from the...

HyTech Power to pilot P2G with renewables

US developer of hydrogen systems HyTech Power is lining up sites in Germany and the UK to pilot its power-to-gas (P2G) technology.   Potential locations include wind and solar PV plants to use the electricity generated to provide clean hydrogen. HyTech Power will meet...

UK one step closer to first large-scale power-to-gas project

A location on Northern Gas Networks’ grid has been deemed suitable for installing a 50-100MW electrolyser to convert electricity into hydrogen.   The site, at Low Thornley, in Gateshead in north-east England, has been identified through a feasibility study undertaken...

Flow batteries strike gold (or should that be platinum?)

The installation of 1MWh of flow battery storage at Anglo American’s Amandelbult mine in South Africa is a necessary first step to demonstrate use cases, before moving onto much bigger opportunities in mining.   By August, eight of Primus Power’s zinc bromide flow...

Scilly Isles readies for a new energy future

On the Scilly Isles, solar PV, smart batteries and EV charging, connected by Internet of Things (IoT) technology, and a new energy tariff, could show how islands can decarbonise and do sustainability, cost-effectively.   The Isles of Scilly archipelago, which lies 28...

EDF developing hybrid microgrid in the tropics

French energy supplier EDF is building a hybrid microgrid in Singapore, as part of an ambitious project aimed at shifting communities across south-east Asia away from diesel electricity generation.   The microgrid is expected to become operational in October this year...

Hydrostor to convert old mine site in Australia into CAES plant

The Toronto-headquartered company commercialising an adiabatic compressed air energy storage (A-CAES) technology, is developing a demonstration plant at a legacy mine site in South Australia.   The 5MW plant is expected to be operational in the first half of 2019. The...

Smart money on smart grids: Aquila Capital’s new fund targets greenfield renewables and energy storage

Ahead of its launch, Oldrik Verloop discusses Aquila Capital’s new €750 million Energy Transition Infrastructure Fund (ETIF), which will invest in energy infrastructure assets needed for Europe’s energy transition.   The Energy Transition Infrastructure Fund (ETIF)...

ITM Power installing grid balancing hydrogen bus refuelling station in Birmingham

Specialist in integrated hydrogen energy systems ITM Power is installing a 3MW electrolyser for refuelling a fuel cell electric bus network in Birmingham, UK. ITM Power, in Sheffield, England, makes electrolysers and related technology designed to convert electricity...

Hyperdrive Innovation taps into Asia through new strategic partnership

UK developer and manufacturer of lithium ion battery packs Hyperdrive Innovation has entered into an agreement with Taiwan’s Foxlink Automotive Technology, opening up demand for its battery packs throughout Asia.   The agreement covers the manufacture, sale and... provides informed coverage of technologies, policies and market trends transforming electricity grids and off-grid energy markets globally.  

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