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ViZn Energy Systems and Jabil Inala partner to power Africa

ViZn Energy Systems Inc. has announced that they will be partnering with Jabil Inala to offer turnkey storage solutions to the African power market. Africa has 13 percent of the world’s population, but accounts for only four percent of the world’s energy demand, leaving a gap of around 600 million people with no access to electricity according to the International Energy Agency’s Africa Energy Outlook.

Alstom unveils Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel cell powered regional train in Germany Alstom unveils Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel cell powered regional train in Germany

European train builder Alstom has just unveiled its first zero-emissions train. The Coradia iLint regional train replaces the diesel power plant with hydrogen fuel cells, while offering the same level of performance.

Global battery energy storage system installed capacity will exceed 14 Gigawatts by 2020, says GlobalData

Global battery energy storage system (BESS) installed capacity is set to grow from 1.5 GW in 2015 to over 14 GW by 2020, as large numbers of projects are planned to be commissioned over the forecast period due to increasing renewable installations and focus on grid stability, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

E.ON combines battery and solar technologies for major customer in the US

E.ON will install and operate a ten megawatt battery to equalize the feed-in of renewable energy to the transmission network operated by US regional energy provider, Tucson Electric Power.

Total’s billion-dollar acquisition will allow it to compete with Tesla-SolarCity, says Lux Research Total’s billion-dollar acquisition will allow it to compete with Tesla-SolarCity, says Lux Research

French oil company Total, with energy storage firm Saft and SunPower in its portfolio, is the first oil “supermajor” entering new areas of business including solar plus storage and distributed generation, Lux Research says.

Ceres Power, Cummins win US DOE award for solid oxide fuel cell power in data centres Ceres Power, Cummins win US DOE award for solid oxide fuel cell power in data centres

UK-based Ceres Power has a key development role in a recently selected US Department of Energy programme award to Cummins Inc, to develop a novel, modular 5 kW solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) system that is scalable up to 100 kW, initially targeted at data centres.