Intersolar North America Connects Energy Innovators at Special Pavilions - pv magazine USA

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Intersolar North America Connects Energy Innovators at Special Pavilions
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Intersolar and ees North America 2018, the premier solar and energy storage events in North America, today announced two new California Pavilions, hosted in partnership with the California Solar & Storage Association (formerly CALSEIA), and an expanded ...
Intersolar and ees North America will feature two new pavilions for storage, promising startupsSolar Builder (press release) (blog)

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FERC Amends Regulations to Remedy Barriers to Energy Storage Participation in Wholesale Electricity Markets; Saves ... - JD Supra (press release)

Thu, 2018-02-22 16:23

FERC Amends Regulations to Remedy Barriers to Energy Storage Participation in Wholesale Electricity Markets; Saves ...
JD Supra (press release)
The Commission's attention to energy storage follows the evolving market for and recognition of the critical role that energy storage will play in “accommodat[ing] the ever-increasing demand for clean, renewable resources,” as Commissioner Richard ...

CA public water agency opens up about its Tesla Powerpack installation - Teslarati

Thu, 2018-02-22 12:53

Teslarati

CA public water agency opens up about its Tesla Powerpack installation
Teslarati
Irvine Ranch Water District manager Paul Cook recently provided some details about the ongoing Tesla Powerpack project in Southern California, as the utility aims to reduce the district's energy costs by more than $500,000 annually. The California ...

Intersolar North America Connects Energy Innovators at Special Pavilions - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 2018-02-22 07:05

Intersolar North America Connects Energy Innovators at Special Pavilions
PR Newswire (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar and ees North America 2018, the premier solar and energy storage events in North America, today announced two new California Pavilions, hosted in partnership with the California Solar & Storage ...

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CA 2020 Building Code Draft: Zero-Net-Electricity New Homes - Natural Resources Defense Council

Wed, 2018-02-21 09:36

Natural Resources Defense Council

CA 2020 Building Code Draft: Zero-Net-Electricity New Homes
Natural Resources Defense Council
Energy storage helps alleviate potential adverse grid impacts of more rooftop solar installations in California by helping homeowners shift load to maximize self-consumption of onsite generation. That will minimize the amount of solar energy exported ...

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UPDATED: General Electric creates new unit for energy storage business - Utility Dive

Wed, 2018-02-21 07:27

UPDATED: General Electric creates new unit for energy storage business
Utility Dive
The project is slated to come online in 2018 and will supply on-demand power to about 100,000 U.K. homes. Last spring GE teamed up with Southern California Edison (SCE) for what they said at the time was the world's first battery-gas turbine hybrid ...

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Local Balancing Is the Key to California's Clean Energy Future. Regionalization Isn't - Greentech Media

Wed, 2018-02-21 04:13

Greentech Media

Local Balancing Is the Key to California's Clean Energy Future. Regionalization Isn't
Greentech Media
For example, during the recent Thomas Fire emergency in Southern California, many of the areas that maintained power did so with microgrids including solar and storage resources, as regional transmission lines failed to deliver energy. Transitioning ...

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Solar-Storage for Homes: PetersenDean Partners With SolarEdge and LG - Greentech Media

Tue, 2018-02-20 16:10

Greentech Media

Solar-Storage for Homes: PetersenDean Partners With SolarEdge and LG
Greentech Media
But last year saw a bit of a boom in residential energy storage, driven by policies in California and Hawaii. According to the most recent GTM Research-Energy Storage Association U.S. Energy Storage Monitor, nine new grid-connected home energy storage ...

FERC order opens 'floodgates' for energy storage in wholesale markets - Utility Dive

Tue, 2018-02-20 11:54

Daily Energy Insider

FERC order opens 'floodgates' for energy storage in wholesale markets
Utility Dive
Much of the growth in energy storage to date has come about through regulatory fiat, such as California's mandate to use storage to fill the capacity gap left by the Aliso Canyon methane leaks. Aliso Canyon proved energy storage can provide capacity ...
FERC issues rule to support electric storage resource participation in regional marketsDaily Energy Insider

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Arizona Republican outdoes California with 'conservative' clean energy plan - Washington Examiner

Mon, 2018-02-19 21:19

Washington Examiner

Arizona Republican outdoes California with 'conservative' clean energy plan
Washington Examiner
The clean energy and storage targets are both more aggressive than plans in blue states California and New York. As Tobin sells his plan, which he will turn into a formal rule that must be approved by a majority of Arizona's five elected utility ...

Solar PV Plus Batteries A Game Changer In The Switch To Renewable Energy? - Seeking Alpha

Mon, 2018-02-19 08:28

Seeking Alpha

Solar PV Plus Batteries A Game Changer In The Switch To Renewable Energy?
Seeking Alpha
Before the Tesla-Neon battery, AES (AES) Energy Storage had the record for largest battery with a 30MW/120MWh battery in California. AES has now teamed up with Siemens (OTCPK:SIEGY) in a new company named Fluence, which will give the AES operation more ...

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Does California Offer a National Model For Energy Storage Rules? - The National Law Review

Sat, 2018-02-17 13:13

Does California Offer a National Model For Energy Storage Rules?
The National Law Review
Energy storage has frequently been cited as the critical missing link in an electric infrastructure designed to maximize the benefits of cheap, renewable energy. Because energy from the sun and the wind is inherently intermittent, it has not been able ...

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Arizona Could Implement Huge Energy Storage Mandate, Aim For 80% Renewables By 2050 - CleanTechnica

Fri, 2018-02-16 16:31

CleanTechnica

Arizona Could Implement Huge Energy Storage Mandate, Aim For 80% Renewables By 2050
CleanTechnica
As US president Donald Trump throws his support behind “beautiful clean coal,” the American state of Arizona — a Republican Party stronghold — is poised to take the lead on energy storage in the country as it tosses up whether to impose an 80% clean ...

GE Revamps Its Energy Storage Business - Greentech Media

Fri, 2018-02-16 11:07

Greentech Media

GE Revamps Its Energy Storage Business
Greentech Media
After a few initial forays, GE has decided on a new approach to energy storage. The electric industry giant elevated its storage business this year to a standalone unit within the GE Power division. As an "incubator" within the broader company, it will ...

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FERC Allows Energy Storage to Play in Nationwide Wholesale Markets - Greentech Media

Thu, 2018-02-15 12:01

Greentech Media

FERC Allows Energy Storage to Play in Nationwide Wholesale Markets
Greentech Media
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has passed a rule that will open U.S. wholesale energy markets to energy storage on an equal footing with generators and other grid resources. But it hasn't yet figured out how to address the same challenge for ...
FERC opens markets to energy storage, begins distributed energy proceedingpv magazine USA
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FERC moves to help solar, wind power by removing barrier to energy storage - Washington Examiner

Thu, 2018-02-15 09:33

Washington Examiner

FERC moves to help solar, wind power by removing barrier to energy storage
Washington Examiner
A number of states, including California, New York, and Arizona, recently have proposed plans to expand the use of energy storage. FERC members said they wanted to make the rollout of storage easier, with multiple members calling the technology a “game ...
FERC Allows Energy Storage to Play in Nationwide Wholesale MarketsGreentech Media
Batteries Set to Compete Against Generators in Power MarketsBloombergQuint

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Energy Jobs: Moniz Joins Southern Company Board; Moves at ESA, ViZn, Sunverge, Sungrow USA and More - Greentech Media

Thu, 2018-02-15 09:29

Greentech Media

Energy Jobs: Moniz Joins Southern Company Board; Moves at ESA, ViZn, Sunverge, Sungrow USA and More
Greentech Media
“Tom is an industry leader and I'm eager to work with him and the entire board in helping Southern advance at a time of great change in the energy world.” Adding to his to do list, Moniz was also appointed to the advisory board of Terrestrial Energy ...

California May Need up to 2000 MW of New Battery Energy Storage Resources by 2030, Commission Finds - JD Supra (press release)

Thu, 2018-02-15 06:44

JD Supra (press release)

California May Need up to 2000 MW of New Battery Energy Storage Resources by 2030, Commission Finds
JD Supra (press release)
On February 8, 2018, the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”) adopted a new procurement process in a decision which suggested that 2,000 MW of new battery energy storage resources may be needed in California by 2030. This means an additional ...

California May Need up to 2000 MW of New Battery Energy Storage Resources by 2030, Commission Finds - JD Supra (press release)

Wed, 2018-02-14 15:51

JD Supra (press release)

California May Need up to 2000 MW of New Battery Energy Storage Resources by 2030, Commission Finds
JD Supra (press release)
On February 8, 2018, the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”) adopted a new procurement process in a decision which suggested that 2,000 MW of new battery energy storage resources may be needed in California by 2030. This means an additional ...

Maryland is first state to launch energy storage tax credit - Utility Dive

Tue, 2018-02-13 18:02

Maryland is first state to launch energy storage tax credit
Utility Dive
The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is accepting applications for its 2018 Energy Storage Tax Credit Program, which offers up to $750,000 to residential and commercial customers who install qualified systems. The incentive reimburses 30% of the ...

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