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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California Microgrid Dreaming Getting Real with Two Events in July - Microgrid Knowledge

Thu, 2017-07-20 09:36

Microgrid Knowledge

California Microgrid Dreaming Getting Real with Two Events in July
Microgrid Knowledge
California microgrid The California microgrid market is expected to get a boost in July with two key events: release of a solicitation that will offer $44.7 million in ...

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Despite failure to pass rebate bill, California energy storage has 'bright future' - Energy Storage News

Thu, 2017-07-20 08:25

Energy Storage News

Despite failure to pass rebate bill, California energy storage has 'bright future'
Energy Storage News
Energy Storage Association vice president Matt Roberts and GTM Research analyst Brett Simon both told Energy-Storage.News this week that although Senate Bill 700 (SB 700) was taken off the voting agenda at a California Assembly meeting, where a 'yes' ...

San Diego looks to leverage San Vicente Reservoir for energy storage project, aims to stabilize water rates - WaterWorld

Wed, 2017-07-19 20:19

WaterWorld

San Diego looks to leverage San Vicente Reservoir for energy storage project, aims to stabilize water rates
WaterWorld
SAN DIEGO, CA, JULY 19, 2017 -- The San Diego County Water Authority this week issued a Request for Proposals for a potential joint energy storage project with the City of San Diego that could lessen upward pressure on water rates and also increase ...
San Diego Water Authority Seeks Proposals For Energy Storage ProjectNorth American Windpower
September deadline for San Diego Water Authority's pumped hydro RFPEnergy Storage News

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The Latest: LA County Will Try to Stop Gas Field Reopening - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2017-07-19 17:32

U.S. News & World Report

The Latest: LA County Will Try to Stop Gas Field Reopening
U.S. News & World Report
Two state agencies said Wednesday, July 19, 2017, that the Southern California Gas Co., can resume storing natural gas at the Aliso Canyon facility, which stopped operations in the wake of an October 2015 blowout. However, storage will be restricted to ...
Gas storage field that leaked methane gets reopening OKABC News
Aliso Canyon natural gas facility that was site of massive leak can reopen, state saysLos Angeles Times
Aliso Canyon pronounced safe to come back onlineThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Patch.com
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How Giant Batteries Can Help Reduce Emissions - Government Technology

Wed, 2017-07-19 09:25

Government Technology

How Giant Batteries Can Help Reduce Emissions
Government Technology
Now, as the cost of batteries plummets, officials in other states are looking to follow California's lead in funding energy storage projects.

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Sunrun's Evolution From Home Solar Installer to Comprehensive Energy Solution Provider - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-07-19 04:02

Greentech Media

Sunrun's Evolution From Home Solar Installer to Comprehensive Energy Solution Provider
Greentech Media
GTM: Sunrun has deployed around 1,000 BrightBox energy storage systems to date, largely in Hawaii where there is a self-supply tariff. What is the value proposition for customers in more dynamic markets like California? Is the appeal mostly backup power?

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Southern Company launches Tesla Powerpack demo project - pv magazine USA

Tue, 2017-07-18 05:23

pv magazine USA

Southern Company launches Tesla Powerpack demo project
pv magazine USA
And its subsidiary PowerSecure is joining with Advanced Microgrid Solutions, a California company that builds customized energy storage fleets for commercial and industrial users and utilities, to develop and deploy behind-the-meter distributed energy ...

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How Giant Batteries Can Help Reduce Emissions - HuffPost

Mon, 2017-07-17 07:17

HuffPost

How Giant Batteries Can Help Reduce Emissions
HuffPost
But energy storage proponents, such as Alex Morris of California Energy Storage Alliance, a trade group, say that much of the industry's growth was fueled by California's mandate. It also was fueled by the revelation that all of the wind and solar ...

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Tesla Just Changed The Energy Storage Game - OilPrice.com

Sun, 2017-07-16 16:42

Tesla Just Changed The Energy Storage Game
OilPrice.com
The 129-megawatt hour (MWh) project comprises the world's largest lithium-ion energy storage system ever – more than 60% larger than an 80 MWh facility at Mira Loma in Ontario, California. The project combines a huge system designed by Tesla with a ...

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California energy storage incentive bill dies in committee - pv magazine USA

Fri, 2017-07-14 06:10

pv magazine USA

California energy storage incentive bill dies in committee
pv magazine USA
However, the bill failed to pass through the California Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy, and after missing a deadline will not be considered. “It had a lot of opposition from the utilities, which would prefer to install and own all the ...
Lawmakers push California energy storage bill to 2018Midwest Energy News
California Assembly pulls residential storage rebate bill off agenda, delaying it until 2018Utility Dive
EGEB: California halts batteries without a vote, Utilities/ALEC/Koch attacking solar, Pentagon hippies, moreElectrek

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California Assembly Yanks Major Storage Bill, Pushing It to 2018 - Greentech Media

Thu, 2017-07-13 14:29

Greentech Media

California Assembly Yanks Major Storage Bill, Pushing It to 2018
Greentech Media
A long-term energy storage rebate that cleared the California Senate came to a sudden halt in the Assembly this week. SB 700 would create a 10-year rebate program that steps down in phases as storage penetration increases, modeled after the successful ...

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California Energy Commission Awards Research Grants for ... - Sierra Sun Times

Thu, 2017-07-13 10:07

Sierra Sun Times

California Energy Commission Awards Research Grants for ...
Sierra Sun Times
July 13, 2017 - SACRAMENTO - The California Energy Commission today approved research grants for a wide range of projects, including nearly $3 million for ...
Energy Commission Doles Out Funding For Renewable Energy ...Solar Industry

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Unless Legislature embraces free market energy future, California faces next Solyndra - OCRegister

Thu, 2017-07-13 08:24

OCRegister

Unless Legislature embraces free market energy future, California faces next Solyndra
OCRegister
So if advancing technology is unable to build batteries and other storage systems capable of handling surplus solar and wind power that can be used when the sun isn't shining and the wind isn't blowing, then California's energy future is likely to be a ...
Industry NewsPower Engineering Magazine
Can the world thrive on 100% renewable energy?The Economist

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Why Tesla's Australian Energy Storage Installation Is Very Likely Just A Humble Beginning - Seeking Alpha

Wed, 2017-07-12 11:13

Seeking Alpha

Why Tesla's Australian Energy Storage Installation Is Very Likely Just A Humble Beginning
Seeking Alpha
Even though the commencement of the Model 3 production and Q2 deliveries grabbed the most attention, the last few days indisputably belonged to Tesla's Australian energy storage deal. ... energy storage solutions also support numerous other ...
Explainer: what can Tesla's giant South Australian battery achieve?Architecture and Design

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Skylar Resources brings 2 MW storage system online for California muni - Utility Dive

Wed, 2017-07-12 07:18

Skylar Resources brings 2 MW storage system online for California muni
Utility Dive
Skylar Resources has commissioned a 2 MW, 950 kWh energy storage system for Glendale Water & Power in California. The battery system is designed to respond to shifts in system load in order to enable Glendale to regulate its transmission system, as ...

Opinion: A little more solar can stop major power failures - The Mercury News

Wed, 2017-07-12 07:06

The Mercury News

Opinion: A little more solar can stop major power failures
The Mercury News
Solar power can be more powerful if more home and business storage systems are installed. California legislation can help. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). By Barry ...

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Coal got knocked out in Calif. Now, gas is on the ropes - E&E News

Wed, 2017-07-12 06:31

E&E News

Coal got knocked out in Calif. Now, gas is on the ropes
E&E News
The state's grid operator is expected to release a study next month on whether the Puente Power Project, a gas-fired plant planned for the Southern California coast 60 miles west of Los Angeles, might be supplanted by solar panels, energy storage or ...

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