Storage

We are the renewable energy solutions supplier – Michael Bellmer, Managing Director at LTI ReEnergy

During Intersolar EU 2016 in Munich we spoke to Michael Bellmer, Managing Director at LTI ReEnergy who underlined that his company is not only just components supplier but it provides customised renewable energy solutions. As part of the Business Area Automation of the international technology Group Körber, LTI ReEnergy has been working in the renewable […]

Chinese GCL challenges Tesla Powerwall with the Launch of New Colorfull Energy Storage Products

China-based GCL System Integration Technology Co., Ltd showcased its first E-KwBe energy storage product series on May 4, 2016 at the Solar Energy Exhibition & Conference held in Australia. The E-KwBe series became the highlight at the event this year, attracting much attention. The new energy storage product series improves user experience with a wide […]

Energy in the home of the future

Fireplaces and chimneys have been part of every home and shelter ever since primitive man poked holes in the tops of their caves to let the smoke out,… until about a hundred years ago when central heating became widely available. Conveniences of modern life such as gas lights, closelines, ice boxes, Victrolas and Super 8 […]

Interplay of Solar & Storage – Accelerating the Solar Disruption

Executive Panel Discussion in partnership between Intersolar Europe, IBESA, EuPD & SolarPV.TV. Topic: Interplay of Solar & Storage – Accelerating the Solar Disruption Moderator: Markus Hoehner, CEO, International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance – IBESA Panelists: Bin Guo, Director of BYD Storage Overseas Sales Louis Shaffer, Distributed Energy Management Segment Leader, Eaton Chris O’Brien is Alternative Energy […]

Building Four Green Dreams of Wang Chuanfu in the Middle East & Africa – Exclusive talk to Tom Zhao, General Manager of Global Sales Solar at BYD

Today in our Exclusive Coverage of WFES 2017 for SolarPV.TV & WFES TV in partnership with MESIA, we present our talk to Tom Zhao, General Manager of Global Sales Solar at BYD. Tom shares with us the company’s vision on how BYD is going to build its founder Wang Chuanfu four green dreams in the Middle […]

Bringing Tailored Renewable Energy Solutions together with Strong Partners – Chris Voet, LTI ReEnergy

During Intersolar Europe 2016 we spoke to Chris Voet, Chief Sales Officer at LTI ReEnergy about the specific approach of the company towards their customers. Unlike many of actors on the solar and renewable energy markets who are focusing on sales of standard products, LTI ReEnergy is bring Tailored Renewable Energy Solutions to the final […]

KACO new energy introduces the blueplanet gridsave 1000 TL3 bi-directional battery inverter

KACO new energy is opening up a whole new dimension with the blueplanet gridsave 1000 TL3: a storage solution in the megawatt-class. The unit assists utility companies, distribution grid operators, EPCs and large companies to balance energy generation and consumption on the power grid. The blueplanet gridsave 1000 TL3 is a bidirectional battery inverter with […]

Clean Disruption Leaders: Executive Panel Discussion on Fully Sustainable Power Solutions

During Intersolar Europe 2016, SolarPV.TV hosted an Executive Panel Discussion on Fully Sustainable Power Solutions thanks to the invitation of BYD to its Exclusive Event. Are we already experiencing a clean disruption today? You will learn from the following industry leaders: Niels Kröninger, Managing Director, Green Hedge Alexis Issaharoff, CEO, Antah Renewables Lin, Mo Yang, […]

ORC-PLUS: Innovative CSP & Storage Projects in Morocco & Enerray’s vision for Africa and the MENA region – Michele Scandellari, CEO at Enerray

Today in our Exclusive Coverage of WFES 2017 for SolarPV.TV & WFES TV in partnership with MESIA, we speak to Michele Scandellari, CEO at Enerray. In our talk with Michele we focused on their innovative CSP & Storage Projects in Morocco (shortly described below) as well as on the company strategy in Africa & the MENA […]

Solar+Storage in Puerto Rico: Sonnedix Launches On-Demand Solar Energy – Advanced Energy Storage Pilot Project

Salinas, Puerto Rico – Sonnedix Solar Puerto Rico LLC (Sonnedix), a subsidiary of the Sonnedix Group, is pleased to announce the commissioning of its first grid-scale, base-load shifting, energy storage project.  The project consists of a 1.25MWh Aquion Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) Battery array and is powered by a separate 250 kWp solar PV array.  It […]

Tesla Powerwall – the impact of the brand

Ben Robinson, Business Development Manager, BayWa RE Solar Systems introduces Tesla Powerwall a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power outages by providing a backup electricity supply. Automated, compact and simple to […]

Total To Buy Battery Maker Saft For $1.08 Billion

Total and Saft announced today that, following the signature of an agreement between the companies, Total filed a friendly tender offer on all of the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of Saft with the French Financial Markets Authority (Autorité des Marchés Financiers (“AMF”)). Paris, May 9, 2016 – Total and Saft announced today […]

Coming soon: Tesla cars & energy storage “Made in Europe” from “Gigafactory 2”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and CTO JB Straubel are in Germany today to announce the acquisition of a German engineering group, Grohmann Engineering. Following the announcement, they held a press conference during which Musk emphasised that Tesla is planning “significant investments” in Germany and the conversation quickly moved to Tesla not only investing in engineering […]

New Player on Energy Storage Market: Sungrow-Samsung SDI Energy Storage Power Supply

Sungrow, the world’s largest PV inverter manufacturer, announces the official start of operations of Sungrow-Samsung SDI Energy Storage Power Supply Co.,Ltd at a ceremony in Hefei, China. The $170 million (USD) joint venture between Sungrow and Samsung is able to provide complete Energy Storage System (ESS) solutions incorporating lithium batteries, Power Conversion Systems (PCS) and […]

German battery maker sonnen GmbH wins backing from GE

FRANKFURT, June 6 (Reuters) – German battery maker sonnen GmbH on Monday said it has secured financial backing from GE Ventures, General Electric’s venture capital subsidiary, to develop its brand of residential power storage systems. Sonnen, formerly called Sonnenbatterie, is a start-up which besides producing storage batteries has also launched a scheme to connect households […]

Another Tesla Powerwall challenger: xStorage by Nissan

Following its incredible success Tesla Powerwall has another challenger as automaker Nissan unveiled a new home energy-storage system called xStorage. The new system introduced by Nissan essentially underscores a home battery which can be connected to a residential power supply. Announcing the xStorage home energy-storage device, Nissan said that the home battery has been made […]

ENGIE acquires 80% stake in battery maker Green Charge Networks

ENGIE announced yesterday its acquisition of an 80 percent stake in Green Charge Networks (Green Charge), an industry-leading battery storage company based in California. Green Charge, utilizing its advanced patented software algorithms and analytics, deploys, owns, operates, and optimizes battery systems at commercial & industrial (C&I) and public sector customer sites in the United States. […]

Corporate Investments in Energy Storage in USA Reach $660 Million in Q3 2016

According to the latest edition of GTM Research and ESA’s U.S. Energy Storage Monitor, corporate investment in energy storage reached an all-time high in terms of quarterly investments in Q3. Disclosed venture funding and project finance totaled $660 million in the third quarter of the year, bringing the annual total to $812 million. FIGURE: Disclosed Corporate Investments […]

We are on the forefront of the world’s transition! Exclusive talk to Francesco Venturini, CEO at ENEL Green Power

During RES4AFRICA Program Launch Event “A step change in the deployment of Renewable Energy in Eastern Africa” held in Nairobi Kenya we had an exclusive opportunity to speak to Francesco Venturini, President of the organization but also CEO of Enel Green Power, a company which is planning to become the largest green utility in the world. According to Francesco, we […]