Alta Energy Delivers Cost Savings to California Public Schools with Solar on Portable Classrooms - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:06

Alta Energy Delivers Cost Savings to California Public Schools with Solar on Portable Classrooms
Business Wire (press release)
Representatives from PUSD and Alta Energy will elaborate on PUSD's sustainability projects at the Green California School Summit in Pasadena, California on November 29th on a panel titled “Tackling Demand Charges Strategically with Solar and Storage ...

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How California demand response has opened up to energy storage, virtual power plants - Energy Storage News (blog)

Thu, 2017-11-16 08:21

Energy Storage News (blog)

How California demand response has opened up to energy storage, virtual power plants
Energy Storage News (blog)
Over the course of the past two years, staff at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in the U.S. have introduced novel customer engagement opportunities to participate in wholesale energy markets via the Demand Response Auction Mechanism ...

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How California demand response has opened up to energy storage, virtual power plants - Energy Storage News

Thu, 2017-11-16 08:15

Energy Storage News

How California demand response has opened up to energy storage, virtual power plants
Energy Storage News
Over the course of the past two years, staff at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in the U.S. have introduced novel customer engagement opportunities to participate in wholesale energy markets via the Demand Response Auction Mechanism ...

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California climate plan: Southern California Edison sees utilities ... - The Desert Sun

Thu, 2017-11-16 06:00

The Desert Sun

California climate plan: Southern California Edison sees utilities ...
The Desert Sun
The utility wants to California to have 7 million electric cars on the road and get 80% of its electricity from climate-friendly sources by 2030.

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BHP identifies 500MW solar, storage and wind opportunity at old US mines - PV-Tech

Wed, 2017-11-15 23:30

PV-Tech

BHP identifies 500MW solar, storage and wind opportunity at old US mines
PV-Tech
SfM said: "Many saturated energy markets, such as California, have a large demand for storage to help with production and load balancing. Similarly, flywheels are maturing as a technology and can be a great grid-balancing and loadshifting storage option.".

A Flexible Generation and Energy Storage Solution - Power Engineering Magazine

Wed, 2017-11-15 09:00

Power Engineering Magazine

A Flexible Generation and Energy Storage Solution
Power Engineering Magazine
The stated purpose of the plant is to facilitate integration of more renewable energy to the grid. Not surprising, the cost of the system was not revealed although we do know that energy storage was mandated and incentivized by the California Public ...

California sanitation district to save US$14.7 million due to PV/storage installation - Energy Storage News

Wed, 2017-11-15 08:31

Energy Storage News

California sanitation district to save US$14.7 million due to PV/storage installation
Energy Storage News
Due to the integrated solar, battery storage, and other conservation technology upgrades across the district, SKFCSD will save US$14.7 million in energy and maintenance costs over the span of the programme. The project is currently in the construction ...

SMA supplies inverters for 20-MW battery project in California - Renewables Now

Wed, 2017-11-15 08:01

Renewables Now

SMA supplies inverters for 20-MW battery project in California
Renewables Now
November 15 (Renewables Now) - German inverter maker SMA Solar Technology (ETR:S92) said today it is providing battery inverters for a 20-MW energy storage project in the Mojave Desert in California. The Beacon Energy Storage System project of the ...

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American Pacific debuts first assay results from California - Finfeed

Tue, 2017-11-14 22:17

Finfeed

American Pacific debuts first assay results from California
Finfeed
If ABR can integrate borates into its lithium production, the small cap could establish an early-mover position in the lithium sector. By producing two commodities critical for energy storage, ABR is setting itself up to benefit from the consumer ...

Panel eyes room for both gas peakers, battery storage in power ... - Platts

Tue, 2017-11-14 14:46

Panel eyes room for both gas peakers, battery storage in power ...
Platts
The power industry is seeing a heightened need for peaking-capacity resources as capacity from retiring power plants is lost and higher levels of renewable ...

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Are Jerry Brown's green state buildings worth their price? - Sacramento Bee

Tue, 2017-11-14 14:46

Sacramento Bee

Are Jerry Brown's green state buildings worth their price?
Sacramento Bee
The California Military Department planned to spend $18 million on zero net energy features for a headquarters building in Sacramento. Its proposal included a $5 million thermal storage unit, which would help the building retain heat during warm hours ...

FERC storage/DER integration proposal gets high marks, but other priorities loom - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-11-14 12:26

FERC storage/DER integration proposal gets high marks, but other priorities loom
Utility Dive
Lankford said his firm counsels many renewable energy developers, and no developer bidding into the California ISO is putting in a bid that does not pair a generation source with energy storage. In addition, with the growth of community aggregation in ...

California's big utilities to reach 50% renewable energy in 2020 – pv ... - pv magazine USA

Tue, 2017-11-14 07:02

pv magazine USA

California's big utilities to reach 50% renewable energy in 2020 – pv ...
pv magazine USA
PG&E, SDG&E and SCE are expecting to meet the state's ambitious 50% target 10 years early, with contract prices for utility-scale solar projects falling to below ...

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EGEB: Solar pollinators blooming in Minnesota, California to hit 50 ... - Electrek

Tue, 2017-11-14 06:02

Electrek

EGEB: Solar pollinators blooming in Minnesota, California to hit 50 ...
Electrek
Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news. California may reach 50% renewable ...

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ForeFront Power selected by SPURR as best solar and energy ... - Markets Insider

Tue, 2017-11-14 04:37

Markets Insider

ForeFront Power selected by SPURR as best solar and energy ...
Markets Insider
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ForeFront Power and the School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR) announce a partnership that ...

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ForeFront Power selected by SPURR as best solar and energy storage partner in new partnership for California ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2017-11-14 04:33

PR Newswire (press release)

ForeFront Power selected by SPURR as best solar and energy storage partner in new partnership for California ...
PR Newswire (press release)
14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ForeFront Power and the School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR) announce a partnership that offers California schools, colleges, and other public agencies a streamlined path to solar and energy storage solutions.

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Ten Energy Storage Methods - Gears Of Biz

Mon, 2017-11-13 23:37

Gears Of Biz

Ten Energy Storage Methods
Gears Of Biz
Devised by a California startup, Advanced Rail Energy Storage is a system that uses rail cars to reserve electricity. The unusual system uses excess grid energy to power axle-drive motors on rail cars, pushing mass uphill and against gravity to a ...

Could hydrogen work in Hawaii? - Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Mon, 2017-11-13 23:04

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Could hydrogen work in Hawaii?
Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
Bloomberg reported Monday that the council estimates that hydrogen, which can be extracted from water using renewable energy sources, could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by about 6 gigatons a year, which is more than the 5.5 gigatons released by the ...

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Sunrun Aims to Prove Solar Installers Can Grow and Make a Profit at the Same Time - Greentech Media (blog)

Mon, 2017-11-13 15:59

Greentech Media (blog)

Sunrun Aims to Prove Solar Installers Can Grow and Make a Profit at the Same Time
Greentech Media (blog)
"Attachment rate" measures how many home solar customers opt to include storage, in this case via Sunrun's BrightBox package that includes LG Chem batteries. Sunrun's attachment rate among its in-house installers in California doubled in Q3 to more ...

Puget Sound Energy Adopts Primus Power Battery Storage System - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 2017-11-13 15:54

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Puget Sound Energy Adopts Primus Power Battery Storage System
GlobeNewswire (press release)
BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Primus Power (“Primus”), a leader in stationary energy storage systems, and Puget Sound Energy (“PSE”), Washington state's largest utility, announced the installation of a stationary energy ...

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