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Musk vows to accelerate Tesla solar and energy storage business in 2022

By Jason Plautz

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company will accelerate its solar and energy storage business in 2022, promising a “pretty vast” clean energy business during the company’s fourth quarter earnings call on Wednesday.


Plans to expand ‘world’s largest’ battery storage facility

Vistra has signed a 15-year agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Company for a new 350MW battery system at the Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility in California The post Plans to expand ‘world’s largest’ battery storage facility appeared first on Energy Live News ….


Inside Clean Energy: Here Come the Battery Recyclers

By Dan Gearino

The battery economy is booming, and with it a recycling industry is bracing itself for a wave of battery waste.Battery Resourcers of Worcester, Massachusetts, said last week that it is planning to build a plant in Georgia that will be capable of recycling 30,000 metric tons of lithium-ion batteries per year. It will be the largest battery recycling plant in North America when it opens later this year.


Grid energy storage surged in 2021, as we predicted

By Julian Spector Photo: Graphica Artis , Getty Images

I love the holidays because they offer a chance to mingle with old friends and family members who don’t think about the clean energy transition every day. I get to ask questions like, ​“Does the term ​‘energy storage’ mean anything to you?”


Trends to watch in energy storage in 2022

By Andrew Tang

According to BloombergNEF reporting, by the end of 2030, the energy storage industry will have installed a total 358 gigawatts (GW) /1,028 gigawatt-hours (GWh), breaking the 1 terawatt (TW) threshold. This boom will attract more than $262 billion to the market, according to experts.


Report: Energy Storage as a Service Market Size Worth $2.7 Billion by 2028

By Emily Holbrook

The global energy storage as a service market (ESaaS) size is expected to reach $2.7 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Grand View Research. It is expected to expand at a CAGR of 10.7% from 2021 to 2028. The report says the global market is predominantly driven by the rising energy consumption and increasing demand for power management in the industrial and residential sectors.


Taking Charge: Kore Power CEO Lindsay Gorrill on building a battery manufacturing ecosystem in Arizona

By Jason Plautz Photo: Yujin Kim/Utility Dive/Utility Dive

As the Biden administration pushes massive investments in clean energy as part of a goal to reach net zero emissions by 2050, the White House wants the technology behind that energy to be homegrown.


How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy

By Eric Lipton and Dionne Searcey

Tom Perriello saw it coming but could do nothing to stop it. André Kapanga too. Despite urgent emails, phone calls and personal pleas, they watched helplessly as a company backed by the Chinese government took ownership from the Americans of one of the world’s largest cobalt mines.


Long-Duration Energy Storage Could Solve the Dilemma of Harnessing the Sun

By Amy Brown

There’s a raft of issues being discussed by world leaders in Glasgow, Scotland this week at COP26. But few would argue against the importance of accelerating the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy to secure global net-zero carbon emissions by mid-century and keep the 1.5 degrees of warming set out in the Paris Agreement within reach, one of the top COP26 goals.


Used EV batteries are storing solar power at grid scale — and making money at it

By Julian Spector Photo: Julian Spector

In a parched corner of the Mojave Desert, car batteries are at the center of a revolution. Instead of fading into obsolescence when they retire from propelling zero-emission Nissan Leafs, these battery packs now work together to store California solar power and discharge it in the evening when the grid needs it most.