New York expected to set high bar for energy storage after target bill passage - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-06-27 11:34

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New York expected to set high bar for energy storage after target bill passage
Utility Dive
There is a great deal of variation among states' energy storage incentives. California, for instance, has established specific energy storage mandates for the state's three investor-owned utilities, while Maryland's program simply calls for an energy ...
New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor's SignatureGreentech Media
NY Legislature Adopts Energy Storage Program to Address Peak Load and Intermittent Renewables: Legislation ...Lexology (registration)

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Greensmith, AltaGas Receive Grid Edge Award for Record-Setting ... - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 2017-06-27 10:00

Greensmith, AltaGas Receive Grid Edge Award for Record-Setting ...
Business Wire (press release)
Greensmith Energy, a leader in advanced energy storage software and services, and AltaGas, a North American diversified energy infrastructure company,

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Lesson for California: Before expanding solar energy, figure out a way to store it. - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2017-06-27 08:34

Los Angeles Times

Lesson for California: Before expanding solar energy, figure out a way to store it.
Los Angeles Times
I strongly support California's shift to renewable electrical generation, but we must stop playing the blame game over what's causing our energy glut and instead support the research and financial incentives needed to build the large-scale electrical ...
EGEB: US solar hardware manufacturing + hypocrisy, Bloomberg ...Electrek

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As gas plants struggle, California seeks new flexible capacity strategies - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-06-27 07:37

As gas plants struggle, California seeks new flexible capacity strategies
Utility Dive
“We will have to replace a lot of the natural gas generation that provides energy and reliability services with non-carbon resources like renewables, energy storage, load shifting, and targeted energy efficiency.” Today's system is much different than ...

New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor's Signature - Greentech Media

Mon, 2017-06-26 14:49

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New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor's Signature
Greentech Media
Setting the storage deadline for 2030 puts it a decade later than when California's wraps up. That timeline, though, synchronizes storage deployment with a 50 percent renewable energy target. It also allows for several more years of lithium-ion cost ...

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Stem energy storage network delivers power grid relief in California - Electric Light & Power

Mon, 2017-06-26 13:35

Electric Light & Power

Stem energy storage network delivers power grid relief in California
Electric Light & Power
Stem Inc. activated several of its virtual power plants, networks of energy storage systems located at business and institutions throughout the state, multiple times during a heat wave last week, automatically dispatching stored energy to provide ...
California is generating so much solar energy, it's paying other states to take itMother Nature Network (blog)
Sustainability-Minded University of California, Merced, Selects SunPower for 5-Megawatt Solar Energy System with ...PR Newswire (press release)
Electricity from natural gas still needed to cool CaliforniaSan Francisco Chronicle
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Utilities Need Storage to Keep Renewable Energy Growing - Morning Consult

Mon, 2017-06-26 13:30

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Utilities Need Storage to Keep Renewable Energy Growing
Morning Consult
State standards are driving electric utilities' use of renewable energy — but without battery storage capacity, electricity generated from wind, water or the sun may soon saturate the market in certain regions. Ten years ago, utilities underestimated ...

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Energy storage target approved by New York legislators – pv ... - pv magazine USA

Mon, 2017-06-26 06:42

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Energy storage target approved by New York legislators – pv ...
pv magazine USA
New York is following the lead of California, Oregon and Massachusetts, which have set mandates for energy storage deployment.

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Texas A&M wins Energy grant to build power grid in India - Chron.com

Mon, 2017-06-26 06:12

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Texas A&M wins Energy grant to build power grid in India
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A&M is part of a team of scientists from U.S. and Indian government, universities and private companies that received almost $30 million to install new smart grid and energy storage technology to build an “advanced distribution grid. ... company Avista ...

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New York lawmakers clear bill creating an energy storage mandate - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-06-23 05:33

New York lawmakers clear bill creating an energy storage mandate
Utility Dive
New York's energy bill could make it the fourth state with an energy storage mandate. California and Oregon already have storage mandates, and Massachusetts passed the enabling legislation last summer and is working crafting the details of the mandate.

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California passes groundbreaking clean-energy storage initiative - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Wed, 2017-06-21 05:31

Windpower Engineering (press release)

California passes groundbreaking clean-energy storage initiative
Windpower Engineering (press release)
The California Senate passed a bill that would give consumers more access to clean energy and provide the next critical piece for California to achieve its aggressive greenhouse gas and renewable energy goals. SB 700, authored by Sen. Scott Wiener ...

Powin Energy Scores 52.8 MWh Energy Storage Portfolio - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Tue, 2017-06-20 07:25

Windpower Engineering (press release)

Powin Energy Scores 52.8 MWh Energy Storage Portfolio
Windpower Engineering (press release)
Powin Energy recently installed a 2 MW, 9 MWh energy storage system in under six months in Irvine, California, for Southern California Edison that is part of the California Public Utilities Commission's response to the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak.

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iDemand Energy Storage Begins Work on 1-MW solar+battery project for California-based biochem lab - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Fri, 2017-06-16 12:50

iDemand Energy Storage Begins Work on 1-MW solar+battery project for California-based biochem lab
AltEnergyMag (press release)
iDemand Energy Storage, a startup manufacturer of sustainable energy storage batteries, plans to start work in July on a $1.4 million contract awarded by SunFusion Solar to produce batteries for five buildings operated by biochemical manufacturer, ...

CAISO finalizes proposed storage, DR rules - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-06-16 05:54

CAISO finalizes proposed storage, DR rules
Utility Dive
The California ISO has finalized a draft proposal for its Energy Storage and Distributed Energy Resources (ESDER) initiative that would ease the way for several new types of resources to compete in the grid's market, including a more straightforward ...

Powin Energy scores 52.8 MWh energy storage portfolio - PennEnergy - PennEnergy

Fri, 2017-06-16 04:50

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Powin Energy scores 52.8 MWh energy storage portfolio - PennEnergy
PennEnergy
Powin Energy Corporation, a leading next generation provider of fully integrated energy storage solutions for utilities, C&I, and microgrid applications, ...
Powin Energy Scores 52.8 MWh Energy Storage Portfolio - PR.comPR.com (press release)

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A Handy List of Energy-Related Bills Advancing in California - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-06-14 09:08

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A Handy List of Energy-Related Bills Advancing in California
Greentech Media
The energy team at Stoel Rives has been monitoring and providing summaries of key energy-related bills introduced by California legislators since the beginning of the 2017-2018 legislative session. June 2, 2017 was .... internet website. In addition ...
While California, New York push hard on clean energy, Texas hopes ...Dallas News
In March, wind and solar generated a record 10% of US electricityArs Technica

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As Solar Pushes Electricity Prices Negative, 3 Solutions for ... - InsideClimate News

Tue, 2017-06-13 22:03

InsideClimate News

As Solar Pushes Electricity Prices Negative, 3 Solutions for ...
InsideClimate News
The state has a wealth of solar energy midday, but it needs ways to meet the evening prime time demand as base-load power plants go offline.
Today's Top Solar Developers Have Become Storage Developers ...Greentech Media

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Today's Top Solar Developers Have Become Storage Developers ... - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-06-13 17:46

Greentech Media

Today's Top Solar Developers Have Become Storage Developers ...
Greentech Media
The solar industry is no longer just talking about pairing energy storage with solar generation. An increasing number of solar-plus-storage projects have been ...
As Solar Pushes Electricity Prices Negative, 3 Solutions for ...InsideClimate News

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Energy storage hits record growth in Q1 2017, but slowdown likely - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-06-13 12:13

Energy storage hits record growth in Q1 2017, but slowdown likely
Utility Dive
A combination of a variety of energy storage incentives and a high penetration of renewable resources pushed California into position as the top storage market in 2016, displacing the PJM Interconnection region, which enjoyed that distinction ...

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