A new report has found that Australia led the world in the total power of storage batteries installed in 2017, helped by a surge in residential battery installations supporting rooftop solar systems.
It’s known as the last piece of the clean energy puzzle. Energy storage is a key component to the clean, decarbonised energy grids of the future, and Singapore is leading Southeast Asia in breaking new ground in the area.
The Japanese government has created a new research entity known as the Consortium for Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Evaluation Center, or Libtec. Working in conjunction with major Japanese manufacturers such as Toyota, Honda, Panasonic, and Yuasa, its mission is to push forward with research into solid state batteries that will cost less and have longer range than conventional lithium ion batteries in use today.