Tesla Vies to Build World’s Largest Battery Again

Tesla has already built the world’s largest battery in South Australia, a lightning-fast system that switched on in December and recently saved the energy market millions during an outage. Now, the Elon Musk-headed venture is vying to build another massive Powerpack system in Colorado for Xcel Energy Inc., an electric …

Superfast Charging Heats up in Poland — GreenWay Lands Locations for Stations

Years ago, when we surveyed both EV drivers and potential EV drivers, we found that a critical feature they were looking for in a car was superfast charging. Access to the Tesla Supercharger network or a comparable superfast charging network was often selected as a requirement for the purchase of …

Green Light for Swindon Council’s Giant 50MW Battery Project

Swindon could soon become home to one of the UK’s largest energy storage projects, after a council-backed company secured planning permission for a giant 50MW facility on a brownfield site in the town. Public Power Solutions (PPS), a wholly-owned company of Swindon Borough Council, secured planning consent for the project …

Energy Storage Europe Show IDTechEx

Join the annual IDTechEx event focusing on future energy storage solutions, including advanced and post-Lithium-ion technologies, new form factors and emerging applications. The event brings together different players in the value chain, from material & technology developers to integrators to end-users, providing insight on forthcoming technologies, material selection, market trends …

Renault’s ‘Smart Island’ Runs on Wind Power and Recycled Batteries

Renault has launched a “smart island” in Portugal that uses its Zoe electric vehicle, home batteries, smart charging and vehicle-to-grid (V2E) energy storage to run without fossil fuels. The idea is to make the Madeira island of Porto Santo energy independent and stimulate renewable energy production. “[We want] to build …