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Solar ITC extension included in US coronavirus relief package

A two-year extension of the investment tax credit (ITC) for solar systems as well as new funding for energy storage research are included in the US’ wide-reaching pandemic relief package that was approved by Congress on Monday evening.

Europe’s energy storage transformation

Energy storage systems were historically used for grid balancing purposes within Europe, limiting their use to such applications or to be considered as “auxiliaries” to renewable generation assets. However, as market prices evolve and new revenue streams emerge, stakeholders must discover the diverse applications that such systems can tap into, writes Naim El Chami