Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery factory to be built in Sweden


ABB and Northvolt have partnered to build Europe´s largest lithium-ion battery factory in Sweden. The factory will supply the automation sector and other industries with battery solutions adaptable to every need. The factory is set to start production in 2020.

Tesla to connect the world’s largest lithium-ion battery with a wind farm in Australia


Tesla will build the world’s largest lithium-ion battery and connect it to the Hornsdale wind farm in South Australia following the agreement reached by the US-based company with the French renewable energy company Neoen and the Government of South Australia.


The UPM coordinates first European project to store energy in molten silicon exceeding 1000° C


Spanish UPM researchers coordinate the first European project to store energy in molten silicon at temperature in excess of 1000 ºC. The Polytechnic University of Madrid through the Institute of Solar Energy participates in AMADEUS, a Horizon 2020 project.

Supermarkets to produce renewable energy and store


A report of the company Danfoss, specializing in infrastructure, food, energy and climate, draws attention as excess heat from cooling processes using these establishments, can be recovered as energy for heating network district-and it has in Denmark and even facilitate storage obtained from renewable.


SUnFLOWers project for storage in smartgrids and self-consumption


Its aim is to facilitate the use of renewable energy and distributed generation through the development of energy storage technology at a reduced sale and maintenance cost.

New Spanish patent for rechargeable aluminum-air battery


Albufera Energy Storage has obtained the patent at the European level of an electrochemical rechargeable aluminum-air cell. This new battery significantly reduces the cost of current lithium-ion battery and has a much lower weight and volume per kWh stored compared to lead acid.