US electricity storage facilities' power rating tops 565 MW at end of Q2 - Platts

Wed, 2017-08-09 14:15

US electricity storage facilities' power rating tops 565 MW at end of Q2
Platts
However, there were 10 battery storage systems operational in the California Independent System Operator footprint at the end of Q2 that had a combined power rating of 114.2 MW and a reported combined energy rating of 405 MWh. The largest, San Diego ...

Aliso Canyon Should Close Permanently, Says California Governor Jerry Brown - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-08-09 11:33

Greentech Media

Aliso Canyon Should Close Permanently, Says California Governor Jerry Brown
Greentech Media
Aliso Canyon, the leaking natural-gas storage site that's been shut down for the past year and a half, has driven utilities Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas to invest millions in demand response, batteries, and other distributed ...

Stem, CPower will pair DR, energy storage for dispatchable virtual power plants - Utility Dive

Wed, 2017-08-09 07:32

Stem, CPower will pair DR, energy storage for dispatchable virtual power plants
Utility Dive
Stem and CPower have formed a partnership to delivery demand side energy solutions to U.S. customers starting in California. The partnership will combine Stem's energy storage devices with CPower's demand response services in order to enable utilities ...

Energy storage gets ready for its close-up - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Wed, 2017-08-09 06:00

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Energy storage gets ready for its close-up
The San Diego Union-Tribune
“Consumers have owned cars for decades, they've owned houses for decades,” said Lin, who is also the executive director of the California Energy Storage Alliance. “Now with software tools and smarter planning we're able to turn these under-utilized ...

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California issues RFP for $44.7M in microgrid grants - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-08-08 07:03

Utility Dive

California issues RFP for $44.7M in microgrid grants
Utility Dive
In its first iteration, California made $26.5 million in microgrid grants available, with the goal of boosting energy storage and renewable energy deployment. Those projects are now under way and have facilitated "the collection of valuable data on ...
California Releases $44.7 Million for Microgrid Grants; Applications Due Oct. 20Microgrid Knowledge

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Stem and CPower to Combine Behind-the-Meter Batteries and ... - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-08-08 06:01

Greentech Media

Stem and CPower to Combine Behind-the-Meter Batteries and ...
Greentech Media
The partners want to prove that energy storage and building energy controls add up to more than the sum of their parts, starting in California.
Stem and CPower Announce Energy Management Partnership ...satPRnews (press release)

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Energy Storage North America to Host World's First International Energy Storage Delegation - MarketWatch

Thu, 2017-08-03 13:55

Curbed

Energy Storage North America to Host World's First International Energy Storage Delegation
MarketWatch
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 3, 2017) - Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, announces that it will host the world's first international delegation (see VIP delegate ...
Better home batteries are changing the sustainable energy gameCurbed

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What's missing from the 100% renewable energy debate - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-08-03 07:31

What's missing from the 100% renewable energy debate
Utility Dive
A 2015 paper written by a Jacobson-led team argued electrification of all U.S. energy sectors can be done by 2050 with almost 100% wind, water, and solar (WWS) resources, plus energy storage. That supply mix and demand response can keep the U.S. grid ...

Study: Batteries and clean energy will outcompete fossil fuels by 2020 - ThinkProgress

Thu, 2017-08-03 04:21

Study: Batteries and clean energy will outcompete fossil fuels by 2020
ThinkProgress
The new study, “Energy Storage Deployment and Innovation for the Clean Energy Transition,” was authored by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, TU Munich, and the Center for Digital Technology Management in Germany and was ...

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Study: Batteries and clean energy will outcompete fossil fuels by 2020 - ThinkProgress

Wed, 2017-08-02 10:11

ThinkProgress

Study: Batteries and clean energy will outcompete fossil fuels by 2020
ThinkProgress
The new study, “Energy Storage Deployment and Innovation for the Clean Energy Transition,” was authored by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, TU Munich, and the Center for Digital Technology Management in Germany and was ...

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Tesla to Ramp Up Energy Storage by Investing in Offshore Wind - KQED

Wed, 2017-08-02 06:10

KQED

Tesla to Ramp Up Energy Storage by Investing in Offshore Wind
KQED
Tesla and wind farm developer Deepwater Wind are planning to team up to create the largest project in the world that combines an offshore wind farm with large-scale electricity storage, the companies announced Tuesday. The project, called the ...
request for proposals for long-term contracts for clean energy projects - WordPress.comWordPress.com
Deepwater Wind Proposing World's Largest Offshore Wind, Energy Storage Combination - Deepwater WindDeepwater Wind

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Energy storage solution combines polymers, nanosheets ... - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-08-01 07:22

Science Daily

Energy storage solution combines polymers, nanosheets ...
Science Daily
A new, lightweight composite material for energy storage in flexible electronics, electric vehicles and aerospace applications has been experimentally shown to ...
Energy Storage Solution Combines Polymers and NanosheetsControlled Environments Magazine

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California Mobile Home Park Gets Cutting Edge Renewable Energy System - KPBS

Mon, 2017-07-31 15:59

Energy and Capital

California Mobile Home Park Gets Cutting Edge Renewable Energy System
KPBS
The California Energy Commission is bank-rolling a plan to bring renewable energy to a mobile home park near Bakersfield, California. The money will allow for the installation of solar panels and a battery storage system. The idea is to make the ...
Pass the Salt –Renewable Energy's Storage Problems Might Be OverEnergy and Capital

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Energy storage solution combines polymers and nanosheets - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-07-31 12:32

Phys.Org

Energy storage solution combines polymers and nanosheets
Phys.Org
A new, lightweight composite material for energy storage in flexible electronics, electric vehicles and aerospace applications has been experimentally shown to ...

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As Renewable Energy Gains Traction, Seeing a Bright Future for On-Site Energy Storage - Urban Land

Mon, 2017-07-31 07:00

Urban Land

As Renewable Energy Gains Traction, Seeing a Bright Future for On-Site Energy Storage
Urban Land
The first quarter of 2017 was “the biggest quarter in history for the U.S. energy storage market,” according to a tracking report from the Energy Storage Association. Led by large-scale utility installations, primarily in California, the megawatt (MW ...

New CAISO Rules Spell Increased DER Role - RTO Insider

Sun, 2017-07-30 17:12

RTO Insider

New CAISO Rules Spell Increased DER Role
RTO Insider
ISO staff closely consulted with market participants over the past year to develop the Energy Storage and Distributed Energy Resources (ESDER) Phase 2 proposal in response to the growing volume of distributed resources in California. The board's ...

Appeals court temporarily blocks reopening of Aliso Canyon gas storage facility - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2017-07-28 19:25

Los Angeles Times

Appeals court temporarily blocks reopening of Aliso Canyon gas storage facility
Los Angeles Times
A state appeals court justice late Friday temporarily blocked Southern California Gas Co.'s plans to resume injecting natural gas into the Aliso Canyon storage facility, granting a request from Los Angeles County to delay the reopening. Earlier Friday ...
LA County Seeks to Block Reboot of Troubled Gas Storage SiteKQED
Latest: California utility decries court delay on gas fieldSacramento Bee
Appeals court blocks California gas facility from reopeningFox News
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California ISO approves changes to enhance DR in wholesale markets - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-07-28 07:04

California ISO approves changes to enhance DR in wholesale markets
Utility Dive
The CAISO board also agreed to to extend temporary measures put into place to manage the impacts of the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility restrictions. The state's largest utilities also asked ... California is increasingly turning to load ...

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Ideal Power supplies power converters to PV-plus-storage projects in California, Texas - Energy Storage News

Fri, 2017-07-28 06:42

CBS News

Ideal Power supplies power converters to PV-plus-storage projects in California, Texas
Energy Storage News
Just over 1MW of the company's 30kW Stabiliti power conversion systems will be integrated into six solar-plus-storage systems at a California municipal school district. The 35 separate Stabiliti units will be installed with PV and battery energy ...
The future of renewable energy is in TexasCBS News
Renewable Energy Booming after a Decade of ProgressCommon Dreams
Has Oracle Come Up with the “Holy Grail” of Digital, Distributed, “Green” Energy Resource Management?Solar Magazine

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California's DRAM Tops 200MW, as Utilities Pick Winners for Distributed Energy as Grid Resources - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-07-26 11:33

Greentech Media

California's DRAM Tops 200MW, as Utilities Pick Winners for Distributed Energy as Grid Resources
Greentech Media
California's big three utilities have asked regulators to approve more than 200 megawatts of contracts in the final round of a program that could set market rules for distributed energy in the state in the years to come. The program is the Demand ...

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