Sales of electric vehicles in China are set for huge growth, as 30% of all new government vehicles must be ‘new energy’ (electric, hybrid or fuel cell) by 2016. Photo: BMW Brilliance

Energy storage news: 16.07.14

A selection of energy storage news from our Twitter feed over the last week. LG is building a factory to manufacture electric vehicle batteries in China, with the intention of serving 100,000 cars per year. Pumped hydro energy…

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China is to build a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant with a thermal energy storage system in Delingha, the province of Qinghai. Qinghai already contains more than 60% of the Chinese solar photovoltaic installed capacity. Photo credit: SSE

Energy storage news: 11.12.13

The top energy storage news stories from our Twitter feed over the last week. Toshiba is entering the solar power energy market in Germany – offering customers electricity at below utility prices and using systems that include…

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Energy Storage China 2014 unveiled

Messe Düsseldorf Shanghai and the China Energy Storage Alliance have announced a collaboration under which the German trade fair organiser will arrange China’s most promising energy storage industry event, Energy Storage China. It will be…

Wind farm in Xingiang, China.

China to spend $166bn on energy storage

Analyst group Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) is predicting China could spend between USD$164bn and $192bn on energy storage between now and 2030. The figures are from a study released this week that considers four possible future…