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The Coming Storage Boom: Project Proposals Nearly Double California's ... - Energy Collective

Wed, 2014-07-23 20:20

The Coming Storage Boom: Project Proposals Nearly Double California's ...
Energy Collective
California's push to transform the market for grid-scale energy storage is working even better than expected -- at least on paper. Last year, California created a mandate calling for 1,325 megawatts of energy storage projects by 2020, to be scaled up ...

CA pumped storage hydroelectric project to provide state clean energy - WaterWorld

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:16

CA pumped storage hydroelectric project to provide state clean energy
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SACRAMENTO, CA, July 23, 2014 -- Today, GEI Consultants, Inc., a global geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firm, announced that client Eagle Crest Energy Company has received its license from the ...

Will the micro-grid put major power companies out of business? - The Guardian

Tue, 2014-07-22 23:00

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Will the micro-grid put major power companies out of business?
The Guardian
The more renewable energy sources are connected to local grids, the more storage becomes key. And at the same time, better storage could ... that stay connected all year long. In some geographical areas, like California, this situation is already ...
ARPA-E: Turning Innovative Ideas into Infrastructure that Powers the NationEmergency Management
What will the 21st Century Grid look like?Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

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ARPA-E: Turning Innovative Ideas into Infrastructure that Powers the Nation - Emergency Management

Mon, 2014-07-21 09:28

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ARPA-E: Turning Innovative Ideas into Infrastructure that Powers the Nation
Emergency Management
In an ARPA-E promotional video, Michael Aziz, Harvard professor of materials and energy technologies, explains the value of new types of energy storage: “The biggest obstacle to us getting a large fraction of our electricity from wind and sunshine is ...
What will the 21st Century Grid look like?Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

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The Coming Storage Boom: Project Proposals Nearly Double California's ... - Greentech Media

Fri, 2014-07-18 04:57

The Coming Storage Boom: Project Proposals Nearly Double California's ...
Greentech Media
As of mid-2014, more than 2,000 megawatts of energy storage projects have applied to interconnect with the state's grid, according to recent data from state grid operator California ISO (PDF). In other words, project developers have received the market ...

California Ready to Fund the Next Wave of Microgrids Paired With Renewables ... - Energy Collective

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:26

California Ready to Fund the Next Wave of Microgrids Paired With Renewables ...
Energy Collective
Earlier this month, the California Energy Commission issued a program opportunity notice (PDF) seeking applicants that can “incorporate clean, low-carbon energy resources with energy storage and on-site energy management” to help meet the state's ...

CAISO energy storage interconnection initiative - Lexology (registration)

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:39

CAISO energy storage interconnection initiative
Lexology (registration)
The California Independent System Operator (“CAISO”) is moving forward with a stakeholder initiative to examine issues with connecting energy storage facilities to the CAISO controlled grid under the CAISO's existing interconnection rules, and to ...

Latham & Watkins LLP | CAISO Energy Storage Interconnection Initiative - Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

Tue, 2014-07-15 13:10

Latham & Watkins LLP | CAISO Energy Storage Interconnection Initiative
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
The California Independent System Operator (“CAISO”) is moving forward with a stakeholder initiative to examine issues with connecting energy storage facilities to the CAISO controlled grid under the CAISO's existing interconnection rules, and to ...

California Keeps Crushing America's Clean Energy And Tech Rankings - CleanTechnica

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:53

California Keeps Crushing America's Clean Energy And Tech Rankings
CleanTechnica
The saying goes, a rising tide lifts all boats, and when it comes to clean energy and technology in America, the tide certainly looks like it's coming in. California once again dominates the Clean Edge 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, outpacing ...
Solar and EV Adoption, Climate Policies, and Green Finance Drive US Clean ...RenewablesBiz
Clean Tech Leaders AnnouncedEnvironmental Leader

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California announces $26.5m in funding for microgrids - Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production Magazine

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:25

California announces $26.5m in funding for microgrids
Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production Magazine
The Green Tech Grid website reports that the California Energy Commission has issued a programme opportunity notice seeking applicants that can 'incorporate clean, low-carbon energy resources with energy storage and on-site energy management' to ...

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California Ready to Fund the Next Wave of Microgrids Paired With Renewables ... - Greentech Media

Mon, 2014-07-14 13:32

California Ready to Fund the Next Wave of Microgrids Paired With Renewables ...
Greentech Media
Earlier this month, the California Energy Commission issued a program opportunity notice (PDF) seeking applicants that can “incorporate clean, low-carbon energy resources with energy storage and on-site energy management” to help meet the state's ...
California announces $26.5m in funding for microgridsCogeneration & On-Site Power Production Magazine

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Energy Center Grows Nationally, Drops 'California' from Name - Times of San Diego

Mon, 2014-07-14 13:28

Energy Center Grows Nationally, Drops 'California' from Name
Times of San Diego
The center focuses on technical assistance, energy program development and workforce training in areas related to building and home energy performance, solar power and self-generation, advanced energy storage, electric vehicles and energy policy and ...

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Solar + Storage Has Arrived - Clean Energy Authority

Fri, 2014-07-11 06:18

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Solar + Storage Has Arrived
Clean Energy Authority
In addition to rooftop solar systems paired with storage and electric vehicles that demand batteries, utilities are investing in energy storage technologies. California state regulators are requiring that PG&E, Southern California Edison and San Diego ...

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Residential Solar Energy Storage Examined As A Promising Grid Resource - Solar Industry

Tue, 2014-07-08 13:58

Residential Solar Energy Storage Examined As A Promising Grid Resource
Solar Industry
While California is often at the forefront of solar development in the U.S., its ambitious targets for grid-tied energy storage makes it a world leader in evaluating technologies and creating policies that will shape energy storage's global deployment.

Residential Solar Energy Storage Examined As A Promising Grid Resource - Solar Industry

Tue, 2014-07-08 13:58

Residential Solar Energy Storage Examined As A Promising Grid Resource
Solar Industry
While California is often at the forefront of solar development in the U.S., its ambitious targets for grid-tied energy storage makes it a world leader in evaluating technologies and creating policies that will shape energy storage's global deployment.

Energy storage ramps up at Intersolar North America show - PV-Tech Storage

Tue, 2014-07-08 09:59

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Energy storage ramps up at Intersolar North America show
PV-Tech Storage
On a macro level, Rebecca Feuerlicht, a project manager on distributed generation at the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) is presenting an outline on the importance of energy storage in the state's future. The California Public Utilities ...

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Intersolar North America: Energy storage offering ramped up for 2014 show - PV-Tech

Tue, 2014-07-08 09:42

Intersolar North America: Energy storage offering ramped up for 2014 show
PV-Tech
On a macro level, Rebecca Feuerlicht, a project manager on distributed generation at the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) is presenting an outline on the importance of energy storage in California's future. The state issued a mandate in ...

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Intersolar 2014 - California Taking Charge of Energy Storage As Policies and ... - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Mon, 2014-07-07 16:00

Intersolar 2014 - California Taking Charge of Energy Storage As Policies and ...
AltEnergyMag (press release)
SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2014 -- California is again poised to lead the nation in sustainable energy development with recent legislation and regulations clearing the way for advanced energy storage and, most importantly, an extended incentive program with ...

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California Taking Charge of Energy Storage As Policies and Incentives Align ... - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Mon, 2014-07-07 08:27

California Taking Charge of Energy Storage As Policies and Incentives Align ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)
SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California is again poised to lead the nation in sustainable energy development with recent legislation and regulations clearing the way for advanced energy storage and, most importantly, an extended incentive ...

Standardization harmonization – tackling challenges in energy storage - Fierce Smart Grid

Wed, 2014-07-02 05:31

Standardization harmonization – tackling challenges in energy storage
Fierce Smart Grid
The working groups are developing an aggressive schedule tuned to the needs of the California Mandate for energy storage, which was put into place by California AB 2514. DOE Performance Protocol: This document provides methods for the uniform testing ...

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