Study: Batteries and clean energy will outcompete fossil fuels by 2020 - ThinkProgress

Wed, 2017-08-02 10:11

ThinkProgress

Study: Batteries and clean energy will outcompete fossil fuels by 2020
ThinkProgress
The new study, “Energy Storage Deployment and Innovation for the Clean Energy Transition,” was authored by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, TU Munich, and the Center for Digital Technology Management in Germany and was ...

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Tesla to Ramp Up Energy Storage by Investing in Offshore Wind - KQED

Wed, 2017-08-02 06:10

KQED

Tesla to Ramp Up Energy Storage by Investing in Offshore Wind
KQED
Tesla and wind farm developer Deepwater Wind are planning to team up to create the largest project in the world that combines an offshore wind farm with large-scale electricity storage, the companies announced Tuesday. The project, called the ...
request for proposals for long-term contracts for clean energy projects - WordPress.comWordPress.com
Deepwater Wind Proposing World's Largest Offshore Wind, Energy Storage Combination - Deepwater WindDeepwater Wind

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Energy storage solution combines polymers, nanosheets ... - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-08-01 07:22

Science Daily

Energy storage solution combines polymers, nanosheets ...
Science Daily
A new, lightweight composite material for energy storage in flexible electronics, electric vehicles and aerospace applications has been experimentally shown to ...
Energy Storage Solution Combines Polymers and NanosheetsControlled Environments Magazine

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California Mobile Home Park Gets Cutting Edge Renewable Energy System - KPBS

Mon, 2017-07-31 15:59

Energy and Capital

California Mobile Home Park Gets Cutting Edge Renewable Energy System
KPBS
The California Energy Commission is bank-rolling a plan to bring renewable energy to a mobile home park near Bakersfield, California. The money will allow for the installation of solar panels and a battery storage system. The idea is to make the ...
Pass the Salt –Renewable Energy's Storage Problems Might Be OverEnergy and Capital

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Energy storage solution combines polymers and nanosheets - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-07-31 12:32

Phys.Org

Energy storage solution combines polymers and nanosheets
Phys.Org
A new, lightweight composite material for energy storage in flexible electronics, electric vehicles and aerospace applications has been experimentally shown to ...

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As Renewable Energy Gains Traction, Seeing a Bright Future for On-Site Energy Storage - Urban Land

Mon, 2017-07-31 07:00

Urban Land

As Renewable Energy Gains Traction, Seeing a Bright Future for On-Site Energy Storage
Urban Land
The first quarter of 2017 was “the biggest quarter in history for the U.S. energy storage market,” according to a tracking report from the Energy Storage Association. Led by large-scale utility installations, primarily in California, the megawatt (MW ...

New CAISO Rules Spell Increased DER Role - RTO Insider

Sun, 2017-07-30 17:12

RTO Insider

New CAISO Rules Spell Increased DER Role
RTO Insider
ISO staff closely consulted with market participants over the past year to develop the Energy Storage and Distributed Energy Resources (ESDER) Phase 2 proposal in response to the growing volume of distributed resources in California. The board's ...

Appeals court temporarily blocks reopening of Aliso Canyon gas storage facility - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2017-07-28 19:25

Los Angeles Times

Appeals court temporarily blocks reopening of Aliso Canyon gas storage facility
Los Angeles Times
A state appeals court justice late Friday temporarily blocked Southern California Gas Co.'s plans to resume injecting natural gas into the Aliso Canyon storage facility, granting a request from Los Angeles County to delay the reopening. Earlier Friday ...
LA County Seeks to Block Reboot of Troubled Gas Storage SiteKQED
Latest: California utility decries court delay on gas fieldSacramento Bee
Appeals court blocks California gas facility from reopeningFox News
FOX 11 Los Angeles -Patch.com
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California ISO approves changes to enhance DR in wholesale markets - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-07-28 07:04

California ISO approves changes to enhance DR in wholesale markets
Utility Dive
The CAISO board also agreed to to extend temporary measures put into place to manage the impacts of the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility restrictions. The state's largest utilities also asked ... California is increasingly turning to load ...

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Ideal Power supplies power converters to PV-plus-storage projects in California, Texas - Energy Storage News

Fri, 2017-07-28 06:42

CBS News

Ideal Power supplies power converters to PV-plus-storage projects in California, Texas
Energy Storage News
Just over 1MW of the company's 30kW Stabiliti power conversion systems will be integrated into six solar-plus-storage systems at a California municipal school district. The 35 separate Stabiliti units will be installed with PV and battery energy ...
The future of renewable energy is in TexasCBS News
Renewable Energy Booming after a Decade of ProgressCommon Dreams
Has Oracle Come Up with the “Holy Grail” of Digital, Distributed, “Green” Energy Resource Management?Solar Magazine

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California's DRAM Tops 200MW, as Utilities Pick Winners for Distributed Energy as Grid Resources - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-07-26 11:33

Greentech Media

California's DRAM Tops 200MW, as Utilities Pick Winners for Distributed Energy as Grid Resources
Greentech Media
California's big three utilities have asked regulators to approve more than 200 megawatts of contracts in the final round of a program that could set market rules for distributed energy in the state in the years to come. The program is the Demand ...

Power Storage Banks Shift Energy Industry - Engineering News-Record (subscription)

Wed, 2017-07-26 10:55

Engineering News-Record (subscription)

Power Storage Banks Shift Energy Industry
Engineering News-Record (subscription)
In October 2015, the Aliso Canyon gas fields in Southern California sprang a leak that took the state's largest gas-storage system out of service. The leak raised red flags for California's energy planners, who worried that there would not be enough ...

Energy storage group outlines ways for states to promote the technology - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-07-25 10:37

Energy storage group outlines ways for states to promote the technology
Utility Dive
Only a handful of states – California, Oregon and Massachusetts – have energy storage procurement targets. California and Oregon were the first to enact mandates for energy storage. They were followed by Massachusetts, which recently set an ...

New Long Beach power plant to include 100 MW energy storage - Electric Light & Power

Tue, 2017-07-25 10:23

Electric Light & Power

New Long Beach power plant to include 100 MW energy storage
Electric Light & Power
AES Corp.'s unit AES Alamitos is now building a 640 MW gas-fired power plant called the Alamitos Energy Center in Long Beach, California. The power plant, which will replace the AES Alamitos Generating Station, also includes a 100 MW battery energy ...
AES Begins Construction of 640-MW California Gas PlantPower Engineering Magazine
AES breaks ground on 640MW natural gas power plant in CaliforniaEnergy Business Review

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Gas plant makers embrace batteries with hybrid machines - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-07-25 07:21

Utility Dive

Gas plant makers embrace batteries with hybrid machines
Utility Dive
Wartsila said the acquisition would enable it to provide both stand-alone energy storage systems, as well as hybridized energy systems that combine conventional generators with energy storage. Also in July, Scottish power generator Aggreko agreed to ...

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United States: DOER Energy Storage Target Misses The Mark - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Tue, 2017-07-25 03:04

United States: DOER Energy Storage Target Misses The Mark
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Looking out of state, the California experience demonstrates the potential for rapid growth in energy storage deployment when aggressive policies are in place. In 2014, Southern California Edison was able to contract for 264 MW of energy storage out of ...

Inconsistent Energy Laws Complicate Energy Storage Adoption ... - The National Law Review

Fri, 2017-07-21 13:41

The National Law Review

Inconsistent Energy Laws Complicate Energy Storage Adoption ...
The National Law Review
large-scale battery technologies promise to store energy both as it is being generated and in a distributed fashion throughout electrical grids.

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California officials say Aliso Canyon gas storage facility can re-open ... - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-07-21 05:56

Hanford Sentinel

California officials say Aliso Canyon gas storage facility can re-open ...
Utility Dive
The Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources and the California Public Utilities Commission were both required to concur whether or not the facility is safe ...
Gas storage field that leaked methane gets reopening OK ...Hanford Sentinel
California Officials Clear Way for Reopening of Gas Field That Made ...Insurance Journal

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California Moving Too Slowly On Customer-Sited Energy Storage - Solar Industry

Thu, 2017-07-20 13:21

Solar Industry

California Moving Too Slowly On Customer-Sited Energy Storage
Solar Industry
It may surprise many around the country that California would reject a bill in the legislature to give long-term certainty to the energy storage market and to repeat the successes the state has had with solar. However, the Assembly Utilities and Energy ...

Aliso Canyon Should Close Permanently, Says California Governor Jerry Brown - Greentech Media

Thu, 2017-07-20 11:52

Greentech Media

Aliso Canyon Should Close Permanently, Says California Governor Jerry Brown
Greentech Media
Aliso Canyon, the leaking natural-gas storage site that's been shut down for the past year and a half, has driven utilities Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas to invest millions in demand response, batteries, and other distributed ...
The Latest: LA County Will Try to Stop Gas Field ReopeningU.S. News & World Report
California Officials: Aliso Canyon Safe to OpenRTO Insider
Regulators allow natural gas injections at Aliso Canyon storage facilityFOX 11 Los Angeles
Sacramento Bee -Los Angeles Times
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