How Customer-Sited Energy Storage Can Reduce California's Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-09-05 08:54

Greentech Media

How Customer-Sited Energy Storage Can Reduce California's Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Greentech Media
It makes little sense to measure the GHG impact of energy storage unless an economic GHG signal exists. BTM storage in California has no signal for high or low GHG emissions, because retail rates are not currently capable of providing the necessary signal.

How States Will Hit 100 Percent Clean Energy - Scientific American

Tue, 2017-09-05 07:45

Scientific American

How States Will Hit 100 Percent Clean Energy
Scientific American
"For the country as a whole it shows the laboratory effect of having states take the lead on this issue," said Ethan Elkind, director of the climate program at the University of California, Berkeley, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment. "As Hawaii ...

SEPA: US utilities added 257 MWh of storage in 2016 - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-09-05 06:30

SEPA: US utilities added 257 MWh of storage in 2016
Utility Dive
California accounted for 10 of the 29 utility-scale storage projects in 2016 for a total of 76 MW, 117 MWh installed, representing 45% of the capacity and 62% of the energy installed last year. California utilities also led the pack with Southern ...

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Paying Californians to buy pricey electric cars: Isn't there a better way to help the environment? - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2017-09-05 05:01

Los Angeles Times

Paying Californians to buy pricey electric cars: Isn't there a better way to help the environment?
Los Angeles Times
As California wants to move to clean, renewable energy, the conversation must change from energy generation to energy storage. Battery storage will create new environmental problems that the next generation must solve. When the conversation changes to ...

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Sungrow Wins 205MW Utility-Scale Project Deal in California's Central Valley - Markets Insider

Mon, 2017-09-04 05:35

Sungrow Wins 205MW Utility-Scale Project Deal in California's Central Valley
Markets Insider
Founded in 1997 by University Professor Renxian Cao, Sungrow is a global leader in research and development in solar inverters, with numerous patents and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter systems as well as energy storage systems for ...

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Bio-Pharmaceutical Company Lowers Energy Costs by 56% with Ice - Energy Manager Today

Fri, 2017-09-01 08:11

Energy Manager Today

Bio-Pharmaceutical Company Lowers Energy Costs by 56% with Ice
Energy Manager Today
“The permanent load shift that the thermal energy storage system supplies equates to a decrease of 56% of energy costs compared to a baseline California Energy Code Title 24 chilled water plants minimum design during the summer months alone,” the case ...

5 Questions Shaping the Future of Energy Storage in New York - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-09-01 06:29

Greentech Media

5 Questions Shaping the Future of Energy Storage in New York
Greentech Media
When New York kicked off its Reforming the Energy Vision process, it jumped to the front of the pack of states reinventing their electrical networks. Several years in, the multi-stakeholder process has established some market mechanisms to facilitate ...

California to pass law setting 100% renewable electricity goal - Climate Home

Fri, 2017-09-01 00:13

Climate Home

California to pass law setting 100% renewable electricity goal
Climate Home
Competing with battery giants like Samsung and LG takes a lot of work – and many energy storage start-ups don't make it, he said. But 100% renewable legislation gives him confidence to keep going. If Octillion can weather out the slow years and prepare ...

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News Releases - Noozhawk

Thu, 2017-08-31 09:00

News Releases
Noozhawk
Clean energy technologies can include renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, microgrid controllers, demand response, and EV infrastructure. As one of four similar programs in the state, Energize California's regional focus is on Santa ...

Product Review: StorEdge Solar and Energy Storage System - Greentech Media

Thu, 2017-08-31 05:55

Greentech Media

Product Review: StorEdge Solar and Energy Storage System
Greentech Media
The StorEdge system is ideal for customers who want to store locally-generated solar energy or inexpensive grid energy for consumption during peak electric periods, thereby reducing electricity energy charges. Key features of the StorEdge system ...

Stem's AI-Powered Energy Storage Network Grows to 150 MWh and Passes 500 Utility Dispatches to Support the Grid - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Thu, 2017-08-31 05:39

Stem's AI-Powered Energy Storage Network Grows to 150 MWh and Passes 500 Utility Dispatches to Support the Grid
AltEnergyMag (press release)
In California, Stem has consistently offered stored energy from its network into the CAISO wholesale markets since 2015, including dispatch for seven grid areas during the unprecedented heat wave on June 19, 2017. Stem has dispatched aggregated ...

Annual Worker Day. The clean energy workers had a clear message: “Keep local solar and storage growing in ... - Solar Novus Today

Thu, 2017-08-31 04:26

Solar Novus Today

Annual Worker Day. The clean energy workers had a clear message: “Keep local solar and storage growing in ...
Solar Novus Today
“Our jobs require strong policies to ensure access to local solar and storage for all California consumers,” said Bernadette Del Chiaro, executive director of CALSEIA. “Local solar and energy storage businesses bring many benefits to the state ...

In Storage vs. Peaker Study, CAISO's Outdated Cost Estimates Produce Higher Price Tag for Storage - Greentech Media

Thu, 2017-08-31 03:31

Greentech Media

In Storage vs. Peaker Study, CAISO's Outdated Cost Estimates Produce Higher Price Tag for Storage
Greentech Media
Pushback against the proposed Puente natural gas plant in California now hinges on whether energy storage could do the job instead. The first whack at the question, in a study by the California Independent System Operator, found that storage could ...

Aliso Canyon Measure Clears Calif. Assembly Committee - RTO Insider

Wed, 2017-08-30 17:15

Aliso Canyon Measure Clears Calif. Assembly Committee
RTO Insider
It would also require LADWP to study deployment of 100 MW of energy storage and oblige SCE to deploy 20MW of storage by June 1, 2018. Stern has called the reopening of Aliso Canyon “premature and unnecessary.” California Energy Commission ...

Californian Solar And Storage Workers Gather At State Capitol ... - Solar Industry

Wed, 2017-08-30 13:45

Solar Industry

Californian Solar And Storage Workers Gather At State Capitol ...
Solar Industry
Approximately 150 solar and energy storage workers from 80 businesses across the state converged on the California state capitol on Tuesday, Aug. 29, to meet ...

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Energy Jobs: Nuclear Debacle Takes Out Santee Cooper's CEO. Plus EIA, RMI and GE - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-08-30 08:24

Energy Jobs: Nuclear Debacle Takes Out Santee Cooper's CEO. Plus EIA, RMI and GE
Greentech Media
Previously he was a consultant at Strategen and continues his role as a manager for the California Energy Storage Alliance. In the past few months, a bevy of people have left microinverter builder Enphase. Senior product manager Jaspreet Singh joins ...

Stem's AI-powered energy storage network grows to 150 MWh & passes 500 utility dispatches - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Wed, 2017-08-30 07:02

Windpower Engineering (press release)

Stem's AI-powered energy storage network grows to 150 MWh & passes 500 utility dispatches
Windpower Engineering (press release)
Stem Inc. announced it has surpassed a number of company execution milestones made possible by its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered network of energy storage systems located at businesses and institutions throughout the U.S. Stem aims to build the ...

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SunPower to provide California college with solar and storage - Renewables Now (subscription)

Wed, 2017-08-30 02:51

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SunPower to provide California college with solar and storage
Renewables Now (subscription)
The project involves deploying 3.9 MW of solar systems and a 1.3-MW/2-MWh energy storage system from Stem Inc, which is expected to lead to significant demand charge savings. The community college's campus in Santa Rosa will install SunPower's Helix ...
Santa Rosa Junior College Selects SunPower to Deliver Combined Solar and Storage ProjectParking Network (press release)

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Analysis identifies where commercial customers might benefit from energy storage - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-08-29 11:44

Analysis identifies where commercial customers might benefit from energy storage
Science Daily
Commercial electricity customers who are subject to high demand charges may be able to reduce overall costs by using battery energy storage to manage demand, according to research by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy ...

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Energy storage could save money for up to 5 million US businesses (w/charts) - pv magazine USA

Tue, 2017-08-29 06:53

Energy storage could save money for up to 5 million US businesses (w/charts)
pv magazine USA
The largest numbers of customers eligible for high demand charges outside of California were located in New York, Georgia, Colorado and Michigan. NREL notes that while the economics installing energy storage must be considered on a case-by-case basis ...

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