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HECO negotiating with three battery energy storage developers - Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Mon, 2014-09-29 17:22

HECO negotiating with three battery energy storage developers
Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
Earlier this month, HECO said that it will use a 1-megawatt energy storage demonstration project developed by Stem Inc., a California-based energy startup that's part of Hawaii's Energy Excelerator program, to help it stabilize its grid and integrate ...

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One of the Nation's Largest, Most Environmentally-Friendly Battery Energy ... - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Mon, 2014-09-29 13:28

fox5sandiego.com

One of the Nation's Largest, Most Environmentally-Friendly Battery Energy ...
AltEnergyMag (press release)
SAN DIEGO---One of the largest, most environmentally-friendly, battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) in the United States will be installed at the University of California, San Diego the campus announced today. The 2.5 megawatt (MW), ...
UC San Diego to Run Off Battery-Like SystemNBC 7 San Diego
UCSD Plans Battery Energy Storage SystemsocalTech.com

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Tehachapi Energy Storage Project -- SoCal Edison Opens Largest Energy ... - CleanTechnica

Sun, 2014-09-28 09:10

CleanTechnica

Tehachapi Energy Storage Project -- SoCal Edison Opens Largest Energy ...
CleanTechnica
The Tehachapi Energy Storage Project — the biggest battery energy storage project to date in North America — has now opened. The 32 MWh battery energy storage system built by Southern California Edison (SCE) comprises lithium-ion batteries from LG ...

Inside The $8 Billion California Wind Energy Project - CleanTechnica

Sat, 2014-09-27 05:41

The Courier-Journal

Inside The $8 Billion California Wind Energy Project
CleanTechnica
The Power South facility is hooked up to a coal power plant, but up front in the project materials Dresser-Rand also notes that it is looking forward to considerable growth in compressed air energy storage (CAES) as the wind and solar markets take off.
Massive clean energy project would light homes in Southern California with ...Wisconsin Gazette
Wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homesWorcester Telegram
Editorial: Renewables out West, but not for FloridaTampabay.com

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Q&A: Jim Pape, CEO of energy storage startup EnerVault - Contra Costa Times

Fri, 2014-09-26 16:27

Q&A: Jim Pape, CEO of energy storage startup EnerVault
Contra Costa Times
Battery-based energy storage -- for homes, businesses and the electric grid -- is a hot new industry in Silicon Valley, driven by advances in battery chemistry and state policies designed to spur technological innovation. California sees energy storage ...

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The Biggest Battery in North America Gets Unveiled by SCE Today - Greentech Media

Thu, 2014-09-25 20:48

Greentech Media

The Biggest Battery in North America Gets Unveiled by SCE Today
Greentech Media
While the grid-scale energy storage industry aspires to enter commercialization, utilities might still be rooted in the demonstration stage. Southern California Edison's demonstration project at the Monolith substation in the Tehachapi Mountains ...

North America's Largest Battery Energy Storage System Now Operational - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Thu, 2014-09-25 13:19

North America's Largest Battery Energy Storage System Now Operational
AltEnergyMag (press release)
In May 2013, Southern California Edison (SCE) selected LG Chem to deliver the turnkey 8 MW/32 MWh energy storage system for the Tehachapi Energy Storage Project (TSP), funded by SCE and the Department of Energy as part of the American Recovery ...

Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns - San Antonio Express-News

Thu, 2014-09-25 00:42

San Antonio Express-News

Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns
San Antonio Express-News
From there, the electricity would go to California, a state that requires one-third of its power to come from renewable sources, such as wind and solar. California also is a big driver of energy storage. Last year, the state required three major ...
Wyoming wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homesCapital Press

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SCE unveils largest battery energy storage facility in North America ... - solarserver.com

Wed, 2014-09-24 23:07

SCE unveils largest battery energy storage facility in North America ...
solarserver.com
On September 24th, 2014 Southern California Edison (SCE, Rosemead, California, US) announced the opening of the largest battery energy storage project in North America - the Tehachapi Energy Storage Project - to modernize the grid to integrate more ...

Used car batteries could help meet state energy goals, says joint UC Berkeley ... - Daily Californian

Wed, 2014-09-24 22:34

Used car batteries could help meet state energy goals, says joint UC Berkeley ...
Daily Californian
Though it may take several years for the energy packs to become widespread, Mark Higgins, senior director at the California Energy Storage Alliance, says there is much to prepare for in the meantime. The batteries, while the heart of the concept, he ...

California's giant battery test is a step towards clean energy - Engadget

Wed, 2014-09-24 22:32

California's giant battery test is a step towards clean energy
Engadget
Southern California Edison is apparently ready to take on that challenge, however. It just launched the Tehachapi Energy Storage Project, a large-scale experiment in using lithium-ion batteries (608,832 of them, to be exact) to preserve unused electricity.

SCE introduces major project in Tehachapi - Tehachapi News

Wed, 2014-09-24 16:14

SCE introduces major project in Tehachapi
Tehachapi News
Jeff Turner with LG Chem shows off the battery modules housed in Southern California Edison's Tehachapi Energy Storage Project at its Monolith substation during a tour on Sept. 24. SCE unveiled the project as a way to effectively store alternatively ...

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Southern California Edison bets big on lithium ion for the nation's largest ... - SiliconBeat

Wed, 2014-09-24 09:51

GlobalPost

Southern California Edison bets big on lithium ion for the nation's largest ...
SiliconBeat
Southern California Edison dedicated the nation's largest battery energy storage project Wednesday at its substation near Tehachapi, which is one of the windiest places in the state. The 32 MWh system features lithium-ion batteries from LG Chem, housed ...
SCE Unveils Largest Battery Energy Storage Project in North AmericaMarketWatch
North America's Largest Battery Energy Storage System Now OperationalBusiness Wire (press release)
California's giant battery test is a step towards clean energyEngadget
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Wyoming wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homes - Capital Press

Wed, 2014-09-24 09:19

Standard-Examiner

Wyoming wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homes
Capital Press
Key links between the two would be an energy storage site inside Utah caverns carved out of the salt formation and a 525-mile electric transmission line cutting across several western states. “Energy storage, paired with renewable energy, has been the ...
Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah cavernsKFDA
Wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homesColumbus CEO

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Companies Propose $8 Billion Green-Energy Project for California - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 2014-09-23 14:24

reNews

Companies Propose $8 Billion Green-Energy Project for California
Wall Street Journal
Four energy companies are teaming up on an $8-billion effort to ship electric power produced in Wyoming all the way to Southern California via transmission lines, with the help of a novel energy-storage and generation system to be built in Utah. The ...
Duke-ATC power line would link Wyoming wind farm, Utah energy storage projectMilwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
Wind, storage mega-scheme for LAreNews
Wind Energy Proposal Would Light Los Angeles HomesABC News
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Companies Propose $8 Billion Wind, Energy Storage Project To Power Los ... - North American Windpower

Tue, 2014-09-23 09:37

Companies Propose $8 Billion Wind, Energy Storage Project To Power Los ...
North American Windpower
The four companies say they will formally submit their proposal to the Southern California Public Power Authority by early 2015 in response to the agency's request for proposals to supply the Los Angeles area with renewable energy and electricity storage.

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Duke-ATC power line would link Wyoming wind farm, Utah energy storage project - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)

Tue, 2014-09-23 09:03

Duke-ATC power line would link Wyoming wind farm, Utah energy storage project
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
There, a utility-scale compressed air storage system would store the energy until it's needed in California. The $8 billion green energy project was developed in response to a request for proposals seeking renewable energy and energy storage to help ...

A Snapshot of New York's Distributed Energy Landscape - Greentech Media

Mon, 2014-09-22 09:20

A Snapshot of New York's Distributed Energy Landscape
Greentech Media
New York ranked third in the nation behind California and Hawaii in energy storage watts-per-person deployed to date, though it's important to note that New York is way behind those two states, which have both already set mandates for grid-scale storage.

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Energy Storage North America to Feature Industry's Leading Newsmakers - MarketWatch

Mon, 2014-09-22 04:47

Energy Storage North America to Feature Industry's Leading Newsmakers
MarketWatch
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, will feature nearly 100 speakers at this year's conference, including some ...
Saft wins energy storage wins California contractPennEnergy (press release)

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Used Batteries Might Help California Store Renewable Energy - Scientific American

Fri, 2014-09-19 10:55

Scientific American

Used Batteries Might Help California Store Renewable Energy
Scientific American
Used batteries from plug-in electric vehicles could help California meet its goals for energy storage, a report from the University of California, Los Angeles, and UC Berkeley law schools said. In a few years, there will be a growing number of EV ...
Saft to Deliver Third Li-ion Energy Storage System for California UtilityRock Hill Herald (press release)
Saft bags California battery deal to integrate renewablesPV-Tech

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