How storage helps turn gold mines green

BY RICHARD HEAP: This week, BayWa and Suntrace fired up a 30MW solar plant with a 15.4MWh battery storage system at the Fekola gold mine in Mali in west Africa. The project is set to…

California storage reaches its JFK moment

  BY RICHARD HEAP: It’s 59 years since President John F. Kennedy claimed that the US would land a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s. In 1969, it achieved this goal….

Co-location could make wind-plus-storage projects work

BY ILARIA VALTIMORA: Questions about wind-and-storage projects have come up at pretty much every event held by ESR sister title A Word About Wind in the last two years. However, while we can all agree that the…

Wake up, SMEs! Energy storage is an income stream

  BY RICHARD HEAP: Two-thirds of energy managers at small- and medium-sized businesses in the UK expect energy costs to rise in the next decade. That is according to a survey of 250 people from YouGov last month….