Energy company American Electric Power (AEP) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for off-take on new utility-scale new solar, wind, and battery energy storage systems located in the PJM Interconnection area.
The acquisition of Solarcentury and its PV project pipeline represents a “big step up” for Statkraft as it looks to become one of the world’s leading renewable companies in the next five years, CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen has said.
Enel Green Power has broken ground on its second North American solar-plus-storage project as it continues to ramp up its US renewables fleet and aims to hit 1GW of deployed battery storage in two years.
A multi-gigawatt co-location market looks set to take off within the next five years, however uncertainty over DC coupling, the need for costly symmetric grid connections and outdated regulatory frameworks risk stymying the market’s growth.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has lauded the role large-scale batteries will play in the country’s energy transition, having supported projects which will see energy storage project deployed in the country.