SoCal Edison's new alternative energy plan could be 'nail in coffin' for Puente gas plant - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-12-22 07:19

Utility Dive

SoCal Edison's new alternative energy plan could be 'nail in coffin' for Puente gas plant
Utility Dive
Southern California Edison has filed a procurement plan for local capacity requirements in its Moorpark sub-area, identifying a new transmission solution that would reduce requirements from 308 MW to 76 MW. The utility is also seeking energy storage ...

California Water Department to Build Advanced Energy Storage System - Energy Manager Today

Fri, 2017-12-22 02:39

California Water Department to Build Advanced Energy Storage System
Energy Manager Today
The Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) this week announced a partnership with Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) to build the first advanced energy storage system for the department's Groundwater Treatment Plant. The 500 kW/3,000 kWh energy storage ...

AMS' California 'water-energy nexus' project will save Long Beach Water Department US$150ka year - Energy Storage News

Thu, 2017-12-21 08:12

Energy Storage News

AMS' California 'water-energy nexus' project will save Long Beach Water Department US$150ka year
Energy Storage News
This will be the latest of several energy storage projects undertaken for water authorities in California, with AMS itself behind a few of those. Indeed, according to the California Energy Commission (CEC) there is a 'water-energy nexus', a correlation ...
Long Beach Water Department to Build Advanced Energy Storage System With New PartnerLong Beach Post

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Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage (LEAPS) Project Update - Patch.com

Thu, 2017-12-21 06:09

Patch.com

Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage (LEAPS) Project Update
Patch.com
Nevada Hydro is currently seeking a permit to operate LEAPS from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). While the City is fully participating in the formal FERC licensing process, concerns remain about coordinating the efforts of federal ...

Replace 3 Gas Plants with Energy Storage? California PUC Votes Jan. 11 - EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

Wed, 2017-12-20 14:30

EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

Replace 3 Gas Plants with Energy Storage? California PUC Votes Jan. 11
EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is scheduled to vote Jan. 11 on a proposal for Pacific Gas and Electric to issue a request for solicitations for storage projects that would replace the Metcalf Energy Center, Feather River Energy ...

California is set to hit its green-energy goals a decade early - Engadget

Wed, 2017-12-20 08:00

Engadget

California is set to hit its green-energy goals a decade early
Engadget
"When you look at it, storage works, but it's probably the last thing in the stack that we want to go to," Brown concluded. The effects of global warming will pose their own unique set of challenges. With California's temperate climate, residents don't ...

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Gas Under Threat? California Regulators Target PG&E Natural Gas Plants With Energy Storage - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-12-20 03:04

Greentech Media

Gas Under Threat? California Regulators Target PG&E Natural Gas Plants With Energy Storage
Greentech Media
Early this month, the California Public Utilities Commission issued a resolution that would direct utility Pacific Gas & Electric to open competitive solicitations for DERs -- energystorage mostly, but with room for other carbon-neutral “preferred ...

LightSail Energy Enters 'Hibernation' as Quest for Game-Changing Energy Storage Runs Out of Cash - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-12-19 13:12

Greentech Media

LightSail Energy Enters 'Hibernation' as Quest for Game-Changing Energy Storage Runs Out of Cash
Greentech Media
The air has gone out of LightSail Energy. The Berkeley-based startup hoped to revitalize compressed-air energystoragewith a more nimble and efficient technology. Its quest "to produce the world's cleanest and most economical energy storage systems ...

Coming of age of Battery Energy Storage Systems - ETEnergyworld.com

Mon, 2017-12-18 22:19

ETEnergyworld.com

Coming of age of Battery Energy Storage Systems
ETEnergyworld.com
Battery energy storage systems have always been in news. Given that inefficiencies in the power sector are always attributed to the fact that power can't be stored at scale (so you need to over-build in every part of the value chain), grid scale ...

Why Tax Overhaul Can't Kill The Renewable Energy Surge - Forbes

Mon, 2017-12-18 14:48

Forbes

Why Tax Overhaul Can't Kill The Renewable Energy Surge
Forbes
The 129-megawatt-hour battery will help add renewable energy to the grid in a state that has suffered many blackouts over the past 18 months. Reuters reports that the battery will help, “stabilize the grid in a state that now gets more than 40 percent ...
US renewable energy industry relieved as Republicans keep tax creditsYahoo News

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Sunverge, Stem ink behind-the-meter storage deals in Japan - Utility Dive

Mon, 2017-12-18 05:10

Utility Dive

Sunverge, Stem ink behind-the-meter storage deals in Japan
Utility Dive
Two California-based energy companies, Stem and Sunverge Energy, have inked energy storage deals in Japan, working with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. on behind-the-meter aggregation in the service territory of Tokyo Electric Power Co. Stem and Mitsui say they are ...

California ISO certifies GEMS by Greensmith Energy as a Remote Intelligent Gateway - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 2017-12-18 03:01

California ISO certifies GEMS by Greensmith Energy as a Remote Intelligent Gateway
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Greensmith Energy, a Wärtsilä Company, today announced that the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has certified the Greensmith GEMS Site Controller as a Remote Intelligent Gateway (RIG) for direct telemetry of participating generators and ...

California, SoCalGas Pursuing Integrated, Community-Based Energy Program - Natural Gas Intelligence

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:45

CleanTechnica

California, SoCalGas Pursuing Integrated, Community-Based Energy Program
Natural Gas Intelligence
The upcoming first-of-its-kind pilot project is assessing the longer term viability of energy storage, which could be key to California meeting ambitious carbon emission reduction goals. SoCalGas also cited a study published earlier this year by the ...
SoCalGas Partners With UC Irvine To Design “Advanced Energy Community”CleanTechnica

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California, SoCalGas Pursuing Integrated, Community-Based ... - Natural Gas Intelligence

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:45

CleanTechnica

California, SoCalGas Pursuing Integrated, Community-Based ...
Natural Gas Intelligence
An underserved portion of a Southern California beachfront community is the focus of a proposed power and energy program jointly sponsored by the California Energy Commission (CEC), University of California, Irvine (UCI) and Southern California Gas Co ...
SoCalGas Partners With UC Irvine To Design “Advanced Energy Community”CleanTechnica

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High-tech company investing more than $400 million to move to Kentucky - Louisville Business First

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:10

Louisville Business First

High-tech company investing more than $400 million to move to Kentucky
Louisville Business First
Tthe Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved the company for as much as $27.5 million in tax incentives for the Pikeville project and as much as $2.5 million for the Lexington location. The Lexington development will ...
High-Tech Battery Company Bringing 900 Jobs To Pikeville And LexingtonLEX18 Lexington KY News
EnerBlu landing in Pikeville, creating nearly 900 jobsThe Independent

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Can California Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity by 2040? Jerry Brown Thinks So - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-12-15 09:30

Greentech Media

Can California Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity by 2040? Jerry Brown Thinks So
Greentech Media
For one thing, California's investor-owned utilities may not be as close to their renewable energy goals as it may seem. Also, as Governor Brown pointed out in his talk, hitting 100 percent renewables hinges on two big unknowns: “It'll depend on ...

Solar power and battery storage could topple 10GW of US natural gas peaker plants - Inhabitat

Fri, 2017-12-15 03:48

Inhabitat

Solar power and battery storage could topple 10GW of US natural gas peaker plants
Inhabitat
Kann said, “Time and time again in adjacent sectors like solar, and even in energy storage, technology costs have the capacity to fall faster than almost anybody expects.” And it's surprising regulators – for example, the California Energy Commission ...

Stories That Defined the Global Energy Storage Market in 2017 - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-12-15 02:09

Greentech Media

Stories That Defined the Global Energy Storage Market in 2017
Greentech Media
While a lot of attention was focused on California, a state that has done more to nurture storage than any other region, there was plenty of action in Asia, Europe and Australia. Tesla focused most of its attention on Australia in the second half of ...

California Regulators Consider Requiring Energy Storage to Replace Three Gas Plants - Power Engineering Magazine

Thu, 2017-12-14 09:06

Power Engineering Magazine

California Regulators Consider Requiring Energy Storage to Replace Three Gas Plants
Power Engineering Magazine
The California Public Utilities Commission could soon require Calpine replace three natural gas plants in the state with energy storage. The regulators will vote on the matter January 11, the Los Angeles Times reported. Both Calpine and the California ...

University of California-Irvine and SoCalGas partner to design “Advanced Energy Community” - Orange County Breeze

Thu, 2017-12-14 09:01

Solar Power World

University of California-Irvine and SoCalGas partner to design “Advanced Energy Community”
Orange County Breeze
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced that it will Partner with the University of California-Irvine's Advanced Power & Energy Program to design an “Advanced Energy Community” in an underserved neighborhood in Huntington Beach. The community ...
Coronal Energy to build first utility-scale solar array for Appalachian PowerSolar Power World

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