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September 29, 2017
Energy Storage Journal

UK utility Centrica has completed the installation of a 3MW lithium-ion commercial battery storage to ensure grid reliability for Gateshead’s power network.

 

August 15, 2017
Clean Technica

Clean Technica’s Roy Hales reports on the successful black start of a major grid using a battery and explains the significance of this important milestone.

 

August 7, 2017
Greentech Media

Greentech Media’s Jason Deign takes the expansion of EU’s first commercial storage plant as proof of the adaptability of batteries for grid services.

 

July 4, 2017
Recharge News

UK generator and temperature-control rental company Aggreko has entered an agreement to buy German energy storage pioneer Younicos to strengthen its expansion in global energy markets.

 

June 30, 2017
Greentechmedia

Greentech Media points to our project at Panasonic Denver HQ to show how several early adopters have found success in the microgrids-as-service business model.

June 30, 2017
FORESTERDAILYNEWS

Our CEO Stephen L. Prince explains how C&I energy users can leverage the fundamental shift in electricity production by embracing intelligent energy storage.

June 2, 2017
Austin Business Journal
What happens to solar energy production when the sun isn’t shining? A new battery system employed by Austin Energy plus software are on the way to provide electricity to businesses and homes when it’s most needed.
May 31, 2017
Utility DIVE
Younicos says the seven Y.Cubes and Y.Converters represent being deployed on the project represent the company’s largest Y.Cube deployment in the U.S. to date.
May 30, 2017
REneweconomy
The South Australia government is expected to rethink the draft legislation of its planned energy security target after being told its current design will end up providing a multi-billion dollar subsidy to gas, and will do nothing to lower prices for consumers or increase energy security. German battery storage developer Younicos offers solutions for achievement of the targets through “synthetic inertia”.
May 17, 2017
Energy Storage News

Energy storage is a new field and still attracts many newcomers. Stephen Prince, President and CEO of Younicos, knows what is crucial to the success of battery storage systems.

April 18, 2017
Microgrid Knowledge

Panasonic’s operations hub in Denver has a brand new microgrid. Younicos – in partnership with Panasonic and Xcel Energy – has commissioned a solar plus storage microgrid for a smart transit project underway in Denver.

April 12, 2017
Energy Storage News

The global energy sector is undergoing fundamental change. While predicting the outcome of this ongoing disruption is notoriously difficult, it’s a safe bet that intelligent energy storage will be a key building block of Grid 2.0.

April 6, 2017
Energy Business Review

Amid surge in solar and wind power generation and their intermittent nature, the battery storage demand has increased manifold, and now batteries are big enough to give power backup to mega cities.

March 10, 2017
Energy Harvesting Journal

Panasonic, Xcel Energy, and Younicos have released a white paper, A Portfolio Microgrid in Denver, Colorado, that details a unique solar-plus-storage microgrid project under way at Denver’s Peña Station NEXT.

February 27, 2017
Canadian Green Tech

The Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) in Alaska has tapped Younicos to design, install and commission a new 3 MW battery energy storage system for Kodiak Island. The new system, which will replace one that is installed in 2012, is expected to be completed by the middle of August 2017.

February 1, 2017
Powergrid International

Centrica chose energy storage firm Younicos to design a battery-based energy storage system. To be completed by winter 2018, the 49 MW lithium-ion system will respond to fluctuations in electrical demand in less than a second.

February 1, 2017
Utility Dive

Utility Dive about how year 2016 went for energy storage pioneer Younicos. The company won 75 MW of energy storage contracts in 2016. Bookings were boosted by the award of a 49-MW battery energy storage system in UK.

September 26, 2016
RECHARGE

In Recharge magazine our CEO Stephen L. Prince explains how Commercial & Industrial energy users can leverage plug-and-play battery solutions to profit from ever cheaper renewable penetration and hedge against rising grid charges.

August 17, 2016
Energy Storage Report

Energy Storage Report explains how eagerly the microgrid community awaits the successful commissioning of the world’s first grid-forming battery system on the Azorean island of Graciosa, Portugal.

 

March 19, 2016
Clean Technica

Younicos has just announced that construction of the world’s first “100% renewable” grid is underway. The battery storage comes from Leclanché’s lithium-ion technology and manufacturing plant in Germany.

March 17, 2016
RTL-Z

The dutch news channel RTL-Z reports on the renewable energy system on the Azorean island of Graciosa. Thanks to the Younicos System 4500 islanders can cover two-thirds of their energy need with cheap renewable energy.

March 16, 2016
North US Clean Energy

In this article Younicos CEO Stephen L. Prince argues that the paradigm of unsustainable centralized fossil-based generation is disrupted by the growing use of distributed energy resources.

June 18, 2015
CNBC

CNBC paid us a visit at our headquarters in Berlin-Adlershof where we develop and test storage solutions. Watch our co-ounder clemens Triebel explain how intelligent batteries enable enable the use of a much larger share of renewable energy.