How California might look if it was 100 percent carbon neutral ... - OCRegister

Sat, 2017-09-23 06:03

OCRegister

How California might look if it was 100 percent carbon neutral ...
OCRegister
This week, Gov. Jerry Brown joined several other governors at the U.S. Climate Alliance in New York, saying: “We're all in and we'll keep going and eventually ...
Halftime in California — Which Climate and Environmental Bills Are ...JD Supra (press release)
Opinion: Legislature should pass SB 100 next year - Sacramento ...Sacramento Business Journal

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New York City Aims To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions By Using Energy Storage - Forbes

Fri, 2017-09-22 11:52

Forbes

New York City Aims To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions By Using Energy Storage
Forbes
New York City is in the trenches when it comes to employing innovative energy technologies, which it hopes will help meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 75% by 2050. How so? By installing 100 megawatt/hours of energy storage, which ...

California Gives Confused Cities a Hand in Permitting Energy Storage - Microgrid Knowledge

Fri, 2017-09-22 05:01

Microgrid Knowledge

California Gives Confused Cities a Hand in Permitting Energy Storage
Microgrid Knowledge
California regulators recently doubled incentives offered under the popular SGIP program, singling out energy storage as a major beneficiary. Now state investor-owned utilities are required to collect $83 million annually between 2017 and 2019 for the ...

In California, a major utility is teaming up with Tesla to boost the staying power of renewables - CNBC

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:43

CNBC

In California, a major utility is teaming up with Tesla to boost the staying power of renewables
CNBC
At a battery storage facility in Ontario, California, SCE is collaborating with Tesla. According to SCE, when demand is low lithium ion batteries can be charged, storing enough energy to power 15,000 homes for four hours. "The Mira Loma battery storage ...

Battery Storage Still Needs Solar for Growth - Bloomberg

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:02

Bloomberg

Battery Storage Still Needs Solar for Growth
Bloomberg
The primary U.S. storage markets have been California and a grid that stretches from Washington to Chicago known as the PJM Interconnection LLC. PJM boasts the most commissioned energy-storage capacity in the U.S., with almost 300 megawatts, ...

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CAISO Expansion, 100% Zero-Carbon Bids Flatline, But Bills for Energy Storage, DERs Thrive - POWER magazine

Thu, 2017-09-21 11:45

POWER magazine

CAISO Expansion, 100% Zero-Carbon Bids Flatline, But Bills for Energy Storage, DERs Thrive
POWER magazine
California's legislature last week wrapped up its 2017 session without authorizing the broad expansion of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) into other Western states or passing a zero-carbon bill, which would have put the state on a ...
Halftime in California — Which Climate and Environmental Bills Are on the Board?The National Law Review

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German firm plans 1600-acre local solar project - Hanford Sentinel

Thu, 2017-09-21 05:06

German firm plans 1600-acre local solar project
Hanford Sentinel
Storage systems can assist grid operators in more effectively integrating intermittent renewable resources into the statewide grid and assist utilities to meet energy storage goals mandated by the California Public Utilities Commission, says the ...

Solar Plus Storage Projects Will Increasingly Offer Resiliency - Forbes

Wed, 2017-09-20 14:24

Forbes

Solar Plus Storage Projects Will Increasingly Offer Resiliency
Forbes
This initiative will be supported through the state's reinvigorated Self-Generation Incentive Program, which offers significant incentives to bring more storage to the California power grid. The SRUSD will be able to cut energy costs (during some ...

The Race For The “Holy Grail” Of Renewables - OilPrice.com

Wed, 2017-09-20 11:51

The Race For The “Holy Grail” Of Renewables
OilPrice.com
In February, AES Energy's Escondido battery storage facility in California was hailed as the largest one to date, with a capacity of 30 MW/120 MWh. Now, Tesla is building a bigger one—100 MW/129 MWh—in Australia. On the face of it, it's a race for ...

SolarMax Technology Doubles Back-Up Power Capacity with Expanded FLEX Energy Storage System™ - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2017-09-19 13:17

SolarMax Technology Doubles Back-Up Power Capacity with Expanded FLEX Energy Storage System™
PR Newswire (press release)
Founded in 2008, SolarMax Technology is a worldwide leader in solar, LED lighting, energy storage, monitoring and large-scale solar. The Riverside, California-based company, which has installed thousands of residential and commercial systems across ...

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Storage gets boost as 100% renewables, grid expansion fail in ... - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-09-19 07:52

Green Car Reports

Storage gets boost as 100% renewables, grid expansion fail in ...
Utility Dive
California's legislative session ended on Friday with passage of several energy-related bills, but an effort to make it the second state in the union with a 100% ...
California plans for its post-fossil-fuel future in electricity, carsGreen Car Reports

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Stem hails California Assemblyman's bid to cut energy storage permitting costs - Energy Storage News

Tue, 2017-09-19 04:51

Energy Storage News

Stem hails California Assemblyman's bid to cut energy storage permitting costs
Energy Storage News
Legislation recently introduced in California to cut red tape and reduce permitting times for energy storage systems and currently awaiting the state Governor's rubber stamp could also halve the costs associated with paperwork, commercial system ...

North American Residential Storage Market Set For Rapid Growth - Seeking Alpha

Tue, 2017-09-19 02:11

North American Residential Storage Market Set For Rapid Growth
Seeking Alpha
Despite much noise in 2016 from companies including Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), the number of residential energy storage systems deployed remained relatively limited. A total of around 2,000 residential energy storage systems were installed with an ...

United States: Capturing Multiple Benefits Of Batteries Could Add Significant Value To California Energy Storage ... - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Mon, 2017-09-18 06:52

United States: Capturing Multiple Benefits Of Batteries Could Add Significant Value To California Energy Storage ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Prepared for Eos Energy Storage with funding from the California Energy Commission (CEC), the Brattle report provides an assessment of the potential economic benefits of energy storage in California. Eos is a manufacturer of grid-scale energy storage ...

Stacking Energy Storage Values to Make Batteries More Profitable: Brattle Report - Microgrid Knowledge

Mon, 2017-09-18 05:04

Microgrid Knowledge

Stacking Energy Storage Values to Make Batteries More Profitable: Brattle Report
Microgrid Knowledge
stacking energy storage The report, “Stacked Benefits: Comprehensively Valuing Battery Storage in California,” focuses on California, but its conclusions apply generally to the entire U.S., said Ryan Hledik, principal with Brattle. Brattle conducted ...

Another power plant in Oxnard? Energy Commission must say no: Tom Steyer and Gladys Limon - LA Daily News

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:52

Another power plant in Oxnard? Energy Commission must say no: Tom Steyer and Gladys Limon
LA Daily News
The cost of clean energy generation and storage has dropped dramatically over the past few years, and that trend is projected to continue strongly. While California is making smart investments to protect our environment and transition to 100 percent ...

California Passes Bundle of Energy Bills, But Climate Change Agenda Stalls - Natural Gas Intelligence

Fri, 2017-09-15 08:02

California Passes Bundle of Energy Bills, But Climate Change Agenda Stalls
Natural Gas Intelligence
As the legislative session wound to an end on Friday, California legislators in the past few days have passed a litany of bills regarding energy storage, wastewater handling and abandoned oil and natural gas wells. Among the bundle of bills, Senate ...

California's big battery experiment: a turning point for energy storage? - The Guardian

Thu, 2017-09-14 23:01

The Guardian

California's big battery experiment: a turning point for energy storage?
The Guardian
AES Energy Storage built the system in less than six months for utility San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) in response to a four-month blowout at southern California's Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility. The rupture in October 2015 leaked more gas ...

California Lawmakers Debate 100 Percent Clean Energy Mandate ... - NPR

Thu, 2017-09-14 13:16

NPR

California Lawmakers Debate 100 Percent Clean Energy Mandate ...
NPR
California lawmakers must decide by the end of the day Friday whether to approve the most ambitious clean energy goal in the country: 100 percent clean ...

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Minnesota conference explores how the Midwest can expand ... - Midwest Energy News

Thu, 2017-09-14 04:03

Midwest Energy News

Minnesota conference explores how the Midwest can expand ...
Midwest Energy News
While states like California and Hawaii lead the growing market for energy storage, the potential in the Midwest is growing. Minnesota is seeing a small but ...

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