Storage-on-sea? Whatever floats your batteries

BY ALEX CURTIS: If you follow renewables then you’ll have heard of floating wind. Perhaps you’ve heard of floating solar too. But floating energy storage? Well, you have now! This is a technology that could…


Facebook seeks to super-charge storage

BY ALEX CURTIS: Technology giants such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft have faced serious scrutiny in recent years. And arguably it is Facebook that has come under most pressure, from the role of Cambridge Analytica…


Scatec secures $1.2bn SN Power for storage sprint

Scatec’s 53MW Los Prados solar project in Honduras (Pic source: Scatec Solar)   BY RICHARD HEAP: Norwegian operator Scatec Solar wants to leapfrog its European rivals by expanding in hydro, storage and wind. Soon it…


Green hydrogen: Ready for take-off?

BY ALEX CURTIS: It was last month that the world’s first hydrogen-powered plane took flight. Simultaneously, the global green hydrogen market now seems to be ready for take-off after a surge in green new deals…


Will Senegal be a storage pioneer?

BY RICHARD HEAP: Most energy storage development is focused on the world’s richest countries. This is understandable, given that most of us in the west expect uninterrupted access to our electricals. Storage can help to…