Stem energy storage network delivers power grid relief in California - Electric Light & Power

Mon, 2017-06-26 13:35

Electric Light & Power

Stem energy storage network delivers power grid relief in California
Electric Light & Power
Stem Inc. activated several of its virtual power plants, networks of energy storage systems located at business and institutions throughout the state, multiple times during a heat wave last week, automatically dispatching stored energy to provide ...
California is generating so much solar energy, it's paying other states to take itMother Nature Network (blog)
Sustainability-Minded University of California, Merced, Selects SunPower for 5-Megawatt Solar Energy System with ...PR Newswire (press release)
Electricity from natural gas still needed to cool CaliforniaSan Francisco Chronicle
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Utilities Need Storage to Keep Renewable Energy Growing - Morning Consult

Mon, 2017-06-26 13:30

Morning Consult

Utilities Need Storage to Keep Renewable Energy Growing
Morning Consult
State standards are driving electric utilities' use of renewable energy — but without battery storage capacity, electricity generated from wind, water or the sun may soon saturate the market in certain regions. Ten years ago, utilities underestimated ...

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Energy storage target approved by New York legislators – pv ... - pv magazine USA

Mon, 2017-06-26 06:42

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Energy storage target approved by New York legislators – pv ...
pv magazine USA
New York is following the lead of California, Oregon and Massachusetts, which have set mandates for energy storage deployment.

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Texas A&M wins Energy grant to build power grid in India - Chron.com

Mon, 2017-06-26 06:12

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Texas A&M wins Energy grant to build power grid in India
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A&M is part of a team of scientists from U.S. and Indian government, universities and private companies that received almost $30 million to install new smart grid and energy storage technology to build an “advanced distribution grid. ... company Avista ...

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New York lawmakers clear bill creating an energy storage mandate - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-06-23 05:33

New York lawmakers clear bill creating an energy storage mandate
Utility Dive
New York's energy bill could make it the fourth state with an energy storage mandate. California and Oregon already have storage mandates, and Massachusetts passed the enabling legislation last summer and is working crafting the details of the mandate.

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California passes groundbreaking clean-energy storage initiative - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Wed, 2017-06-21 05:31

Windpower Engineering (press release)

California passes groundbreaking clean-energy storage initiative
Windpower Engineering (press release)
The California Senate passed a bill that would give consumers more access to clean energy and provide the next critical piece for California to achieve its aggressive greenhouse gas and renewable energy goals. SB 700, authored by Sen. Scott Wiener ...

Powin Energy Scores 52.8 MWh Energy Storage Portfolio - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Tue, 2017-06-20 07:25

Windpower Engineering (press release)

Powin Energy Scores 52.8 MWh Energy Storage Portfolio
Windpower Engineering (press release)
Powin Energy recently installed a 2 MW, 9 MWh energy storage system in under six months in Irvine, California, for Southern California Edison that is part of the California Public Utilities Commission's response to the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak.

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iDemand Energy Storage Begins Work on 1-MW solar+battery project for California-based biochem lab - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Fri, 2017-06-16 12:50

iDemand Energy Storage Begins Work on 1-MW solar+battery project for California-based biochem lab
AltEnergyMag (press release)
iDemand Energy Storage, a startup manufacturer of sustainable energy storage batteries, plans to start work in July on a $1.4 million contract awarded by SunFusion Solar to produce batteries for five buildings operated by biochemical manufacturer, ...

CAISO finalizes proposed storage, DR rules - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-06-16 05:54

CAISO finalizes proposed storage, DR rules
Utility Dive
The California ISO has finalized a draft proposal for its Energy Storage and Distributed Energy Resources (ESDER) initiative that would ease the way for several new types of resources to compete in the grid's market, including a more straightforward ...

Powin Energy scores 52.8 MWh energy storage portfolio - PennEnergy - PennEnergy

Fri, 2017-06-16 04:50

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Powin Energy scores 52.8 MWh energy storage portfolio - PennEnergy
PennEnergy
Powin Energy Corporation, a leading next generation provider of fully integrated energy storage solutions for utilities, C&I, and microgrid applications, ...
Powin Energy Scores 52.8 MWh Energy Storage Portfolio - PR.comPR.com (press release)

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A Handy List of Energy-Related Bills Advancing in California - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-06-14 09:08

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A Handy List of Energy-Related Bills Advancing in California
Greentech Media
The energy team at Stoel Rives has been monitoring and providing summaries of key energy-related bills introduced by California legislators since the beginning of the 2017-2018 legislative session. June 2, 2017 was .... internet website. In addition ...
While California, New York push hard on clean energy, Texas hopes ...Dallas News
In March, wind and solar generated a record 10% of US electricityArs Technica

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As Solar Pushes Electricity Prices Negative, 3 Solutions for ... - InsideClimate News

Tue, 2017-06-13 22:03

InsideClimate News

As Solar Pushes Electricity Prices Negative, 3 Solutions for ...
InsideClimate News
The state has a wealth of solar energy midday, but it needs ways to meet the evening prime time demand as base-load power plants go offline.
Today's Top Solar Developers Have Become Storage Developers ...Greentech Media

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Today's Top Solar Developers Have Become Storage Developers ... - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-06-13 17:46

Greentech Media

Today's Top Solar Developers Have Become Storage Developers ...
Greentech Media
The solar industry is no longer just talking about pairing energy storage with solar generation. An increasing number of solar-plus-storage projects have been ...
As Solar Pushes Electricity Prices Negative, 3 Solutions for ...InsideClimate News

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Energy storage hits record growth in Q1 2017, but slowdown likely - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-06-13 12:13

Energy storage hits record growth in Q1 2017, but slowdown likely
Utility Dive
A combination of a variety of energy storage incentives and a high penetration of renewable resources pushed California into position as the top storage market in 2016, displacing the PJM Interconnection region, which enjoyed that distinction ...

Storage Technology Still Outracing RTO Metrics, Rules - RTO Insider

Mon, 2017-06-12 17:29

Storage Technology Still Outracing RTO Metrics, Rules
RTO Insider
CARROLL, N.H. — Energy storage technology is still moving faster than state regulators and the markets can accommodate, speakers told the 70th Annual Symposium of the New England Conference of Public Utilities Commissioners (NECPUC) on Tuesday.

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Utility-Scale Energy Storage Surges in Q1, While Behind-the-Meter ... - Greentech Media

Mon, 2017-06-12 01:00

Greentech Media

Utility-Scale Energy Storage Surges in Q1, While Behind-the-Meter ...
Greentech Media
The broader success of customer-sited storage will depend on the evolution of new value streams.

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State regulators want a study of clean alternatives to an Oxnard ... - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2017-06-09 20:14

Los Angeles Times

State regulators want a study of clean alternatives to an Oxnard ...
Los Angeles Times
State regulators late Friday accepted a proposal for a study of clean-energy alternatives to a proposed natural gas power plant in Ventura County — the second ...

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Cheap batteries are speeding 'grid defection' — report - E&E News

Fri, 2017-06-09 06:21

Cheap batteries are speeding 'grid defection' — report
E&E News
The McKinsey report said a steady hunger for consumer electronics and a small but growing market for electric vehicles are causing energy storage to scale and prices to drop in North America and Europe. Prices for battery packs dropped from ... It's ...

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Calif. Moves to Boost Customer-Sited Energy Storage. Remains Industry's “Undisputed King” - Microgrid Knowledge

Thu, 2017-06-08 07:01

Microgrid Knowledge

Calif. Moves to Boost Customer-Sited Energy Storage. Remains Industry's “Undisputed King”
Microgrid Knowledge
Separately, GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association reported this week that California “will remain the undisputed king of the U.S. storage market over the next five years” with Arizona, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New York and Texas battling for ...
Ice Energy's Home Cooling and Energy Storage System Achieves World Record Energy Efficiency RatingPower Engineering Magazine

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