Energy storage news - January 15th, 2021
This week’s TOP 5 features news about the announcement of a giga-scale battery storage project in Australia by Origin Energy, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by the Canadian Infrastructure Bank regarding a massive storage project in Ontario, the collaboration between 2 French energy producers to deploy a large plant combining solar, battery storage and hydrogen, the alliance between Total and 174 Power Global to develop a group of solar and storage projects in the US and the award of several hundreds of MW of storage capacity for Fluence and Wartsila in Australia.
- Australian utility Origin Energy submitted a connection request for a massive 700 MW / 2800 MWh battery storage system to be installed at the Eraring power station.
- A 1 GWh battery storage project to be deployed in Ontario will benefit from the support of the Canadian Infrastructure Bank.
- Neoen will collaborate with Engie to develop a renewable energy hub in the south of France, including notably 1 GW of solar PV, battery storage and hydrogen electrolyzers.
- Total will form a joint venture with 174 Power Global to develop a pipeline of solar-plus-storage projects in the United States.
- AGL has selected Fluence and Wartsila, two leading battery storage solution suppliers, for the provison of 850 MW of storage systems by 2024.