SPS directors: ‘We’ve tripled our pipeline’

Energy storage system manufacturer Storage Power Solutions (SPS) has spotted a big opportunity. The Canadian company – which is headed by co-founders and managing directors Laszlo Lakatos-Hayward and Mike Oreskovic – reckons the North American market for behind-the-meter commercial and industrial (C&I) customers with DC-coupled solar plus storage offers rich pickings. So, now it’s time to scale-up.



Rebecca Boll: ‘Fluence is attracting great talent’

This week, US-headquartered energy storage products, services and digital applications company Fluence announced record revenues. In the second quarter of its current financial year, the company posted a whopping $343 million in revenue, up a massive 249 per cent on the same quarter last year. Momentum is clearly with Washington DC-based Fluence, which is now on course for annual revenue of around $1.1 billion in 2022 after its IPO in October last year.


Dealmakers: Quinbrook’s $1.9bn solar-storage financing

The recent $1.9 billion debt and equity financing of the Gemini solar and storage project in Clark County, Nevada was described as “monumental” by Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, the owner of the project. It’s not hard to see why. It’s a deal that has taken years to put together and means construction of the 690 MWac/966 MWdc solar PV and 380 MW/1,416 MWh battery storage project can now begin.


Marketwatch: Canada – the new storage hotbed?

Canada, and the city of Toronto in particular, has proved to be a hotbed of energy storage activity and innovation in recent months. The country – which is ranked 15th in the world in terms of GDP per capita – is home to a number of companies that have been making significant strides in the energy storage market of late including Canadian Solar, Hydrostor, NRStor, Amp Energy and e-Zinc.