Energy storage news: 04.06.14

RedFlow is collaborating with Schneider Electric to develop its zinc-bromide flow battery energy storage systems.

RedFlow is collaborating with Schneider Electric to develop its zinc-bromide flow battery energy storage systems. Photo credit: RedFlow

Energy storage news making the headlines on our Twitter feed this week.

  • The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has released a report assessing smart grids in Europe, which covers over 450 projects and an investment of €3.15bn.

  • Three Volvo electric buses are being supplied to Hamburger Hochbahn for use in Hamburg, Germany.
  • The Multi-State ZEV Action Plan, launched by California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont, aims to put 3.3m electric vehicles on the states’ roads by 2025.
  • The energy capacity of advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage projects will grow 71% per year to 2023, says Navigant Research.
  • Moixa Technology, a UK manufacturer of residential solar energy storage systems, is looking to raise USD$3.4m to bring its battery-based product to market.
  • NY-BEST will run the NY Excel boot camp for cleantech executives and entrepreneurs from August 9.
  • Google and the analytics firm Energyworx are supporting European Utility Week, which happens in November.
  • Linknovate is targeting energy storage professionals with an online tool that aims to bridge the gap between people searching for innovation and those who want to expose their knowledge and technologies.

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