Energy storage sees significant growth as more utilities include it in long-term plans - Utility Dive

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Energy storage sees significant growth as more utilities include it in long-term plans
Utility Dive
There were 42.5 MWh of energy storage projects deployed in the third quarter, a 5% increase year-over-year, but a 17% decline compared with the second quarter. The Texas project put the Lone Star state at the top of the list for utility-scale ...

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esVolta launches utility-scale energy storage development business - GlobeNewswire (press release)

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esVolta launches utility-scale energy storage development business
GlobeNewswire (press release)
esVolta is a new partnership launched by long-time energy executive Randolph Mann with Blue Sky Alternative Investments LLC (“Blue Sky”) to be a leading developer, owner and operator of utility-scale energy storage projects. esVolta's initial portfolio ...
Powin Energy sells 110 MWh of storage projects to esVoltaUtility Dive

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Energy Storage Well Past the 'Tipping Point,' Panel Says - RTO Insider

Mon, 2017-12-11 17:02

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Energy Storage Well Past the 'Tipping Point,' Panel Says
RTO Insider
“I think we're at or past that tipping point,” responded Andy Marshall, practice director for distributed energy resource management at Landis & Gyr. “I think you see the flexibility of storage and its ability to get deployed relatively quickly. You ...

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GRID Alternatives installs carport system for California Chemeheuvi reservation - Solar Power World

Mon, 2017-12-11 10:55

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GRID Alternatives installs carport system for California Chemeheuvi reservation
Solar Power World
A pioneering solar microgrid installed on The Chemeheuvi Reservation in Lake Havasu, California is at the leading edge of the state's community resiliency efforts. The 90 kW carport system, the result of a partnership between The University of ...

How California's New Time-of-Use Rates Will Affect C&I Customers Considering Solar PV - Greentech Media

Mon, 2017-12-11 10:22

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How California's New Time-of-Use Rates Will Affect C&I Customers Considering Solar PV
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What does this mean for energy customers in California? If you or your customer is considering installing an on-site solar PV system, not adding energy storage leaves significant additional bill savings on the table, especially now that solar PV is ...

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California Battery Startup Goes Global With Storage in Japan - Bloomberg

Mon, 2017-12-11 10:10

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California Battery Startup Goes Global With Storage in Japan
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California battery startup Stem Inc. is deploying a network of energy storage systems in Japan with Mitsui & Co. Ltd., marking its first foray into Asian markets. The companies, which gained an endorsement from Japan's Ministry of Energy, Trade and ...
Stem Announces the First Energy Storage Virtual Power Plants in JapanEnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

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PARC Secures Two CalSEED Awards to Improve Energy Storage and Air Quality - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 2017-12-11 07:30

PARC Secures Two CalSEED Awards to Improve Energy Storage and Air Quality
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Palo Alto, CA, Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palo Alto, CA: PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it won two awards from the California Energy Commission through the California Clean Energy Fund's CalSEED grant program earlier this year. PARC will ...

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Powin Energy Sells 110MWh of Operating Projects and Pipeline to esVolta - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 2017-12-11 05:32

Powin Energy Sells 110MWh of Operating Projects and Pipeline to esVolta
GlobeNewswire (press release)
PPA Grand Johanna is a 2 MW/9 MWh system in Irvine, California, that has been operational since the beginning of 2017 in response to the Aliso Canyon gas leak and is contracted with Southern California Edison (SCE). Don Lee BESS is a 6.5 MW/26 MWh ...

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Batteries can't solve the world's biggest energy-storage problem. One startup has a solution. - Quartz

Mon, 2017-12-11 02:01

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Batteries can't solve the world's biggest energy-storage problem. One startup has a solution.
Quartz
Every so often, from California to Germany, there's news of “negative electricity prices,” a peculiar side effect of global efforts to generate clean energy. Solar farms and wind turbines produce varying amounts of power based on the vagaries of the ...

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How Gravity Trains Could Make Energy Storage More Efficient - Edgy Labs (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-08 04:22

Edgy Labs (blog)

How Gravity Trains Could Make Energy Storage More Efficient
Edgy Labs (blog)
When demand is light, excess energy is produced, and that's where ARES comes in. The ARES system is basically a series of heavy concrete blocks on a railway. The excess power from the grid pushes those blocks up an incline. When demand puts a strain on ...

EDF Renewable Energy Partners With PG&E For 40 MWh Of Behind ... - CleanTechnica

Thu, 2017-12-07 17:23

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EDF Renewable Energy Partners With PG&E For 40 MWh Of Behind ...
CleanTechnica
EDF Renewable Energy, a subsidiary of EDF Group, has been chosen by Pacific Gas & Electric, the primary utility company serving the northern California community and the San Francisco Bay Area, to provide 40 megawatt-hours of “behind the meter” energy ...
Duke takes full ownership of REC Solarpv magazine USA

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NEXTracker Announces Energy Storage Product Lineup - Solar Industry

Thu, 2017-12-07 11:32

Solar Industry

NEXTracker Announces Energy Storage Product Lineup
Solar Industry
California-based NEXTracker, a Flex company, has announced NEXTracker Energy Storage Solutions, a portfolio of products that includes NX Drive and NX Flow. According to the company, NX Drive is a standardized battery enclosure system for generation ...
Microgrids Among Winners of $20M in Energy Storage Grants from MassachusettsMicrogrid Knowledge

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PG&E awards six energy storage projects in CA with 165MW - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

Thu, 2017-12-07 08:20

Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

PG&E awards six energy storage projects in CA with 165MW
Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
Pacific Gas and Electric Company has awarded 165MW of energy capacity to six energy storage projects in to be built in California, United States. All six recipients are lithium ion battery projects, which will receive the combined energy capacity, with ...

PG&E, Exelon deals underscore power sector's foray into energy ... - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-12-07 06:19

PG&E, Exelon deals underscore power sector's foray into energy ...
Utility Dive
Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday said it has signed a contract with EDF Renewable Energy to develop a 40 MWh portfolio of energy storage projects. And on Wednesday, Exelon and Albemarle Corp., a chemical company that makes lithium products, announced ...

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Duke Energy Acquires California-Based REC Solar - CleanTechnica

Thu, 2017-12-07 04:00

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Duke Energy Acquires California-Based REC Solar
CleanTechnica
Fast-forward nearly three years and Duke Energy has taken the relationship to the next level, announcing on Wednesday that it had acquired full ownership of the California-based solar company in a cash transaction the details of which were not ...
Pintail Power Hybrid Power Plant With Storage Delivers 10X More Solar EnergyMarkets Insider
Duke Energy Takes Full Ownership of REC Solar, Seeks to Be a ...Greentech Media
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The new energy paradigm: solar+storage - Solar Power World - Solar Power World (press release)

Wed, 2017-12-06 14:36

Solar Power World (press release)

The new energy paradigm: solar+storage - Solar Power World
Solar Power World (press release)
By Jim Petersen, President and CEO, PetersenDean Roofing & Solar Who would ever think that a common and ubiquitous product–the storage battery, which d.

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PG&E expands energy storage initiatives - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:51

Windpower Engineering (press release)

PG&E expands energy storage initiatives
Windpower Engineering (press release)
In addition to third-party owned storage offers, PG&E identified a distribution substation where it would like to consider energy storage projects on distribution circuits to defer distribution investments. PG&E also identified three sites where it ...
PG&E Proposes Innovative Clean Energy Alternative to Aging Fossil ...Business Wire (press release)

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Dynapower awarded new patent for energy storage technology ... - Vermont Biz

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:45

Vermont Biz

Dynapower awarded new patent for energy storage technology ...
Vermont Biz
Vermont Business Magazine Dynapower Company, LLC, the world's leading independent manufacturer of energy storage inverters and fully-integrated storage systems, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company a ...
DynaPower starts DC converter sales, Ideal Power gets UL ...Energy Storage News

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PG&E Aims To Beef Up Energy Storage Portfolio - Solar Industry

Wed, 2017-12-06 08:27

Solar Industry

PG&E Aims To Beef Up Energy Storage Portfolio
Solar Industry
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) says it has strengthened its commitment to a clean energy future after submitting six new energy storage contracts totaling 165 MW to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for review and approval ...
California utility PG&E goes for 165MW of energy storage towards 2024 mandateEnergy Storage News
Enel Signs 85 MW of Energy Storage Supply Agreements with PG&EPower Engineering Magazine
All in: PG&E signs energy storage deals totaling 165 MW – pv ...pv magazine USA
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