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One-by-one: Saft supplying Nordic region’s next big battery project

Almost exactly a year since the Nordic region’s ‘largest’ battery energy storage system to date was announced, Saft has said that the next system to take that crown will be a project the company will work on in Finland. Saft, the battery energy storage system (BESS) specialist fully-owned by energy major Total, emailed Energy-Storage.news today…
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27th November 2019 0

VW enters partnership with Swedish battery maker Northvolt

This summer Swedish startup has announced the German automaker will invest heavily in two new battery plants. The factories, located in Sweden and Germany, are intended to compete with Tesla and Asian suppliers. Northvolt, a Swedish car battery maker, announced on Wednesday that it had raised $1 billion (€900 million) in cash to finance the…
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17th September 2019 0

Nordic region offers valuable lessons for rapid EV deployment worldwide

The number of electric vehicles (EVs) in the Nordic region is projected to reach 4 million cars by 2030, or more than 15 times the number currently in circulation, according to the International Energy Agency’s Nordic EV Outlook 2018, a swift rate of deployment that can offer valuable lessons for rapid EV adoption around the…
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7th May 2019 0

Nordic region’s largest battery will assist 44MW hydropower plant as it balances the grid

Fortum believes that frequency regulation in Sweden, currently mostly done with hydropower plants, will increasingly turn to batteries as a complement or alternative. Image: Fortum. Finland-headquartered clean energy solutions provider Fortum is to deploy the largest battery so far in the Nordic region, a 6.2MWh system at a hydropower plant in Sweden. The company is…
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29th April 2019 0