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Canadian chemists develop low cost zinc-ion battery for grid energy storage By EBR Staff Writer
Chemists from the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a new long-lasting zinc-ion battery for grid energy storage.
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MME publishes new guidelines to avoid delays in electricity flow Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil (MME) said that the next auction of new energy generation, alternative sources and stand by power can be realized under the new guidelines for evaluating flow capacity of the National Interconnected System (SIN), created with the aim of reducing the risk of delays in the flow electricity by mismatching between the works of generation and transmission.
Power Distribution > Utilities Retail > News UK’s National Grid awards eight grid-scale battery storage contracts By EBR Staff Writer
The UK's National Grid has selected bidders for the development of proposed 200MW Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR), following a tender round.
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ViZn Energy, Jabil Inala partner to provide storage solutions to African power market
ViZn Energy Systems (ViZn), a provider of zinc and iron chemistry-based flow battery energy storage systems for utilities and microgrids, announced that they will be partnering with Jabil Inala to offer turnkey storage solutions to the African power market.
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Kenya Power, Toshiba team up to reduce electricity distribution losses
Kenya Power and Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) (TTDI) , subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on implementation of a pilot project aimed at decreasing distribution losses in the national grid.
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Siemens uses vacuum interrupters for first time in high voltage switch gear up to 145 kV
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Siemens has showcased high voltage interrupters and gas-insulated switchgear using vacuum technology and clean-air technology up to a voltage of 145 kV for the first time ever at this year's Cigré in Paris, France.
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COAG makes positive steps towards 21st century energy system
State and federal Energy Ministers have laid some important groundwork towards a cleaner, smarter 21st century energy system, the Clean Energy Council said.
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AltaGas wins contract to deliver battery storage project in Southern California
AltaGas's subsidiary AltaGas Pomona Energy Storage has signed a 10 year Energy Storage Resource Adequacy Purchase Agreement with Southern California Edison for delivery of 20MW energy storage project at its Pomona Facility in the east Los Angeles Basin of Southern California.
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Landis+Gyr announces Wi-SUN Certification for smart grid network radio technology
Landis+Gyr has completed Wi-SUN US Profile physical layer certification of the radio technology used in Gridstream solutions and deployed globally in over 7 million smart grid IoT devices.
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Australia’s AGL to develop world’s largest battery storage virtual power plant
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AGL Energy (AGL) is planning to build world’s largest battery storage virtual power plant (VPP), which will feature a network of rooftop solar and batteries, in South Australia.
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Kokam to build 36MW energy storage system for KEPCO in South Korea
Kokam announced that South Korea's largest utility, Korea Electric Power (KEPCO), has awarded it a contract to develop a 36MW system/13-megawatt hour (MWh) Energy Storage System (ESS) for frequency regulation at the Non-Gong substation in South Korea.
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Constellation offers competitive electricity supply in Delaware
Competitive energy company Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon, announced the launch of its residential electricity supply plans in the Delmarva Power service territory under Delaware’s electricity supply choice program.
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ExxonMobil supports development of new technologies in US
ExxonMobil announced that it will invest $15m as a leadership member of the University of Texas at Austin Energy Institute to pursue technologies to help meet growing energy demand while reducing environmental impacts and the risk of climate change.
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