We invite you to the Open Days of Solar Power Plants and Battery Installations, organized by the Solar Association on September 20 to 26. In more than twenty places throughout the Czech Republic, you can visit family houses, solar parks, unique technologies, a research facility Buštěhrad, as well as battery installations. One will be for example the PV Autokomplex Menčík in Benátky nad Jizerou, where, together with the rooftop solar power plant, a battery storage facility is installed, enabling, among other things, island mode operation. More information, including a link to an interactive map of participating places, can be found here.
On the 8th of September, the Association for Energy Storage AKU-BAT organized a discussion seminar on the Modernization and Innovation Fund and other support programs. The speech was delivered by Mr. Jan Tůma from the Ministry of the Environment, who is responsible for setting up both funds. The lecture was followed by a discussion on the topic. Thanks to all participants!
The association AKU-BAT became a partner of the prestigious PRO-ENERGY CON conference. The CEO of the association, Jan Fousek, will actively participate in the conference again this year, when he will moderate the first topic “New Czech and Slovak Energy Legislation”. Thanks to the AKU-BAT partnership, its members receive a 30% discount on admission. More information about the conference can be found here.
The Association for Energy Storage AKU-BAT CZ is organizing a discussion seminar on the Modernization and Innovation Fund on the 8th of September. Mr. Jan Tůma from the Ministry of the Environment, who is in charge of setting the funds, will be delivering a speech and answering your questions. You can sing up here.
The Association for Energy Storage AKU-BAT has established a technical working group, thanks to which its members can focus more on the technical aspect of energy storage. The first meeting of the working group took place on the 20th of July and many suggestions for its activities have been made. More information about the group’s activities will be published on our website soon.
On the 22nd of July 2020, the Association for Energy Storage AKU-BAT CZ issued a press release on the topic of the European Parliament’s vote, which clearly supported the development of energy storage. The press release was taken over by several media, you can read it e.g. here (in Czech).
Jan Fousek, CEO of the Association for Energy Storage AKU-BAT, was a guest of the newly formed energy podcast, which he participated in together with former Minister of Industry and Trade Tomáš Hüner. The topic of the podcast was energy storage and its use in the energy sector of the Czech Republic and in Europe. You can listen to the podcast here (in Czech).
The Association for Energy Storage AKU-BAT became a partner of one of the most prestigious online conferences Reuters Events Transform Europe: Sustainable procurement & circularity. Jan Fousek, CEO of AKU-BAT and a Board member of the Modern Energy Union, will actively participate in the event, together with many foreign experts who will share their experience. The virtual conference takes place from the 7th to 8th of July and you can join for free: https://bit.ly/37WaXeD.
In the current issue of the PRO-ENERGY magazine, an article by Miss Jelínková and Mr. Fousek from the Association for Energy Storage AKU-BAT was published. The article The European Commission Has Published an Extensive Study on Energy Storage, Czechia is Behind focuses on the key study of the European Commission on energy storage. You can read the article here (in Czech).
The Association for Energy Storage AKU-BAT has joined an initiative called “Změna k lepšímu” (Change for the Better) which aims to build a self-confident, smart and sustainable economy after the coronavirus crisis. Important associations and companies such as IKEA, Mattoni, Bolt, the Czech Solar Association and the Modern Energy Union and many others have joined as well. Learn more about the initiative here.