AES finances natural gas, energy storage project in California - Electric Light & Power

Wed, 2017-07-05 10:01

Electric Light & Power

AES finances natural gas, energy storage project in California
Electric Light & Power
The AES Corp. announced the closing of $2 billion in long-term, non-recourse financing for its 1,384 MW Southland repowering project in Southern California. The financing consists of $1,475 million of senior secured notes amortizing through 2040 and a ...
AES closes US$2 billion in finance for gas plus energy storage projectEnergy Storage News

all 2 news articles »

Massachusetts sets 200MWh energy storage procurement target - Energy Storage News

Tue, 2017-07-04 08:22

Energy Storage News

Massachusetts sets 200MWh energy storage procurement target
Energy Storage News
The initial distribution company targets will be used to inform the Commonwealth of Massachusetts about cost-effective and viable energy storage deployment, helping to shape future policy. The modest target is dwarfed by California's 1.35GW mandate to ...

Energy storage investment masterclass: Q&A with Nancy Pfund, DBL Partners - Energy Storage News (blog)

Tue, 2017-07-04 04:13

Energy Storage News (blog)

Energy storage investment masterclass: Q&A with Nancy Pfund, DBL Partners
Energy Storage News (blog)
Is energy storage in the US still concentrated in leading regions, such as California, where around 100MW was deployed in six months to deal with the shortfall created by the Aliso Canyon gas leak? And have developments in those leading regions sent ...

Younicos Acquired for $52 Million by Generator Rental Firm Aggreko - Greentech Media

Mon, 2017-07-03 12:35

Greentech Media

Younicos Acquired for $52 Million by Generator Rental Firm Aggreko
Greentech Media
Global power rental company Aggreko has agreed to buy energy storage firm Younicos for approximately $52 million in cash. Aggreko, headquartered in Scotland, is a provider of leased mobile power, as well as heating and cooling equipment. The firm had ...

and more »

EGEB: Massachusetts' underwhelming energy storage goal, wind power – a decent education, more - Electrek

Mon, 2017-07-03 06:00

Electrek

EGEB: Massachusetts' underwhelming energy storage goal, wind power – a decent education, more
Electrek
Massachusetts Sets 200 Megawatt-Hour Energy Storage Target – First, great job Massachusetts at putting a toe in the water. Energy storage will mean gas peaker plants aren't needed. But seriously – California installed greater than 280MWh between ...
Massachusetts joins energy storage revolution with 200 MWh goalpv magazine USA
Massachusetts Underwhelms with 200-MWh Storage TargetRTO Insider

all 4 news articles »

Better DER Approach Needed, Calif. Agencies Told - RTO Insider

Sun, 2017-07-02 17:12

RTO Insider

Better DER Approach Needed, Calif. Agencies Told
RTO Insider
The grid is becoming more decentralized, and the amount of DERs — including rooftop solar, energy storage and a host of other technologies — is expected to grow significantly in California in the next three to five years. Fleshing out communication ...

New York, Massachusetts Move on Energy Storage Targets ... - InsideClimate News

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:57

InsideClimate News

New York, Massachusetts Move on Energy Storage Targets ...
InsideClimate News
Massachusetts set its first targets, and quickly drew criticism for starting too low. New York lawmakers took their first step by passing an energy storage bill.
Massachusetts targets 200 MWh of energy storage by 2020 | Utility ...Utility Dive
The Long-Awaited Massachusetts Energy Storage Target Has ...Greentech Media

all 4 news articles »

The Long-Awaited Massachusetts Energy Storage Target Has ... - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-06-30 09:19

Greentech Media

The Long-Awaited Massachusetts Energy Storage Target Has ...
Greentech Media
Basketball fans have March Madness, political junkies get a big election every four years, and the Oscars roll around every February. For energy storage buffs, ...
New York, Massachusetts Move on Energy Storage Targets ...InsideClimate News
Massachusetts targets 200 MWh of energy storage by 2020 | Utility ...Utility Dive
Energy Storage Industry Hopes for Stroke of Gov. Cuomo's PenMicrogrid Knowledge

all 5 news articles »

CAISO defers proxy demand response resource sought by storage companies - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-06-30 06:26

CAISO defers proxy demand response resource sought by storage companies
Utility Dive
Energy storage stakeholders such as the California Energy Storage Alliance, eMotorWerks, Stem and Tesla are pushing for a bidirectional Proxy Demand Resource (PRD) product that would allow storage resources to consume excess load on direction from ...

Tesla Redefines Home Energy - Seeking Alpha

Thu, 2017-06-29 12:01

Tesla Redefines Home Energy
Seeking Alpha
Take San Diego Gas and Electric Company (NYSEMKT:SDO-A.CL), which, after a major natural gas leak in southern California in 2015, decided to bring energy storage to the electric grid. It now has tens of thousands of Samsung (OTC:SSNLF) battery ...

Chinese Camp biomass plant has 5-year deal with Southern California Edison - Union Democrat

Wed, 2017-06-28 18:52

Union Democrat

Chinese Camp biomass plant has 5-year deal with Southern California Edison
Union Democrat
The biomass energy plant outside Chinese Camp has been awarded a five-year contract from Southern California Edison to burn wood from forest management operations and high fire hazard zones to produce 18 megawatts of electricity per hour, or 432 ...

Google News

Storage Advocates Urge CAISO on DR Product - RTO Insider

Wed, 2017-06-28 17:06

Storage Advocates Urge CAISO on DR Product
RTO Insider
Tesla and other energy storage companies have urged CAISO to accelerate development of a new demand response product that is based on excess generation, but the grid operator says it must first address many concerns before including the product in any ...

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon - Climate Central

Wed, 2017-06-28 07:29

Agri-Pulse

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon
Climate Central
Lawmakers in New York passed a bill last week requiring the state to create an energy storage target. Nevada passed a bill incentivizing energy storage in May, and Maryland passed an energy storage tax credit in April. Those measures follow California, ...
Battery storage boosts renewable energy benefitsAgri-Pulse

all 5 news articles »

Navigant: Tesla's lead in 'well invested' California SGIP programme a surprise - Energy Storage News

Wed, 2017-06-28 04:39

Energy Storage News

Navigant: Tesla's lead in 'well invested' California SGIP programme a surprise
Energy Storage News
The SGIP scheme reopened at the beginning of May, favouring energy storage with over 75% of the total US$567 million budget over two years allocated to support the technology. While previous rounds of SGIP since 2001 had awarded 90% of its funds to ...

Energy Storage Association Brings On New Leadership | Greentech ... - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-06-28 03:33

Greentech Media

Energy Storage Association Brings On New Leadership | Greentech ...
Greentech Media
The energy storage industry group has beefed up its leadership team as it prepares for a rapid scale-up of the companies it represents. The Energy Storage ...

and more »

New York expected to set high bar for energy storage after target bill passage - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-06-27 11:34

Greentech Media

New York expected to set high bar for energy storage after target bill passage
Utility Dive
There is a great deal of variation among states' energy storage incentives. California, for instance, has established specific energy storage mandates for the state's three investor-owned utilities, while Maryland's program simply calls for an energy ...
New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor's SignatureGreentech Media
NY Legislature Adopts Energy Storage Program to Address Peak Load and Intermittent Renewables: Legislation ...Lexology (registration)

all 9 news articles »

Greensmith, AltaGas Receive Grid Edge Award for Record-Setting ... - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 2017-06-27 10:00

Greensmith, AltaGas Receive Grid Edge Award for Record-Setting ...
Business Wire (press release)
Greensmith Energy, a leader in advanced energy storage software and services, and AltaGas, a North American diversified energy infrastructure company,

and more »

Lesson for California: Before expanding solar energy, figure out a way to store it. - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2017-06-27 08:34

Los Angeles Times

Lesson for California: Before expanding solar energy, figure out a way to store it.
Los Angeles Times
I strongly support California's shift to renewable electrical generation, but we must stop playing the blame game over what's causing our energy glut and instead support the research and financial incentives needed to build the large-scale electrical ...
EGEB: US solar hardware manufacturing + hypocrisy, Bloomberg ...Electrek

all 12 news articles »

As gas plants struggle, California seeks new flexible capacity strategies - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-06-27 07:37

As gas plants struggle, California seeks new flexible capacity strategies
Utility Dive
“We will have to replace a lot of the natural gas generation that provides energy and reliability services with non-carbon resources like renewables, energy storage, load shifting, and targeted energy efficiency.” Today's system is much different than ...

New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor's Signature - Greentech Media

Mon, 2017-06-26 14:49

Greentech Media

New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor's Signature
Greentech Media
Setting the storage deadline for 2030 puts it a decade later than when California's wraps up. That timeline, though, synchronizes storage deployment with a 50 percent renewable energy target. It also allows for several more years of lithium-ion cost ...

and more »

Pages