How Gravity Trains Could Make Energy Storage More Efficient - Edgy Labs (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-08 04:22

Edgy Labs (blog)

How Gravity Trains Could Make Energy Storage More Efficient
Edgy Labs (blog)
When demand is light, excess energy is produced, and that's where ARES comes in. The ARES system is basically a series of heavy concrete blocks on a railway. The excess power from the grid pushes those blocks up an incline. When demand puts a strain on ...

EDF Renewable Energy Partners With PG&E For 40 MWh Of Behind ... - CleanTechnica

Thu, 2017-12-07 17:23

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EDF Renewable Energy Partners With PG&E For 40 MWh Of Behind ...
CleanTechnica
EDF Renewable Energy, a subsidiary of EDF Group, has been chosen by Pacific Gas & Electric, the primary utility company serving the northern California community and the San Francisco Bay Area, to provide 40 megawatt-hours of “behind the meter” energy ...
Duke takes full ownership of REC Solarpv magazine USA

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NEXTracker Announces Energy Storage Product Lineup - Solar Industry

Thu, 2017-12-07 11:32

Solar Industry

NEXTracker Announces Energy Storage Product Lineup
Solar Industry
California-based NEXTracker, a Flex company, has announced NEXTracker Energy Storage Solutions, a portfolio of products that includes NX Drive and NX Flow. According to the company, NX Drive is a standardized battery enclosure system for generation ...
Microgrids Among Winners of $20M in Energy Storage Grants from MassachusettsMicrogrid Knowledge

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PG&E awards six energy storage projects in CA with 165MW - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

Thu, 2017-12-07 08:20

Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

PG&E awards six energy storage projects in CA with 165MW
Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
Pacific Gas and Electric Company has awarded 165MW of energy capacity to six energy storage projects in to be built in California, United States. All six recipients are lithium ion battery projects, which will receive the combined energy capacity, with ...

PG&E, Exelon deals underscore power sector's foray into energy ... - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-12-07 06:19

PG&E, Exelon deals underscore power sector's foray into energy ...
Utility Dive
Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday said it has signed a contract with EDF Renewable Energy to develop a 40 MWh portfolio of energy storage projects. And on Wednesday, Exelon and Albemarle Corp., a chemical company that makes lithium products, announced ...

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Duke Energy Acquires California-Based REC Solar - CleanTechnica

Thu, 2017-12-07 04:00

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Duke Energy Acquires California-Based REC Solar
CleanTechnica
Fast-forward nearly three years and Duke Energy has taken the relationship to the next level, announcing on Wednesday that it had acquired full ownership of the California-based solar company in a cash transaction the details of which were not ...
Pintail Power Hybrid Power Plant With Storage Delivers 10X More Solar EnergyMarkets Insider
Duke Energy Takes Full Ownership of REC Solar, Seeks to Be a ...Greentech Media
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The new energy paradigm: solar+storage - Solar Power World - Solar Power World (press release)

Wed, 2017-12-06 14:36

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The new energy paradigm: solar+storage - Solar Power World
Solar Power World (press release)
By Jim Petersen, President and CEO, PetersenDean Roofing & Solar Who would ever think that a common and ubiquitous product–the storage battery, which d.

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PG&E expands energy storage initiatives - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:51

Windpower Engineering (press release)

PG&E expands energy storage initiatives
Windpower Engineering (press release)
In addition to third-party owned storage offers, PG&E identified a distribution substation where it would like to consider energy storage projects on distribution circuits to defer distribution investments. PG&E also identified three sites where it ...
PG&E Proposes Innovative Clean Energy Alternative to Aging Fossil ...Business Wire (press release)

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Dynapower awarded new patent for energy storage technology ... - Vermont Biz

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:45

Vermont Biz

Dynapower awarded new patent for energy storage technology ...
Vermont Biz
Vermont Business Magazine Dynapower Company, LLC, the world's leading independent manufacturer of energy storage inverters and fully-integrated storage systems, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company a ...
DynaPower starts DC converter sales, Ideal Power gets UL ...Energy Storage News

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PG&E Aims To Beef Up Energy Storage Portfolio - Solar Industry

Wed, 2017-12-06 08:27

Solar Industry

PG&E Aims To Beef Up Energy Storage Portfolio
Solar Industry
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) says it has strengthened its commitment to a clean energy future after submitting six new energy storage contracts totaling 165 MW to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for review and approval ...
California utility PG&E goes for 165MW of energy storage towards 2024 mandateEnergy Storage News
Enel Signs 85 MW of Energy Storage Supply Agreements with PG&EPower Engineering Magazine
All in: PG&E signs energy storage deals totaling 165 MW – pv ...pv magazine USA
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California utility PG&E goes for 165MW of energy storage towards 2024 mandate - Energy Storage News

Wed, 2017-12-06 08:03

Energy Storage News

California utility PG&E goes for 165MW of energy storage towards 2024 mandate
Energy Storage News
Along with Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), PG&E has been instructed to put 1.325GW of energy storage online by 2024. PG&E's share of that target is 508MW. In May state policymakers including Governor Jerry Brown ...
PG&E Aims To Beef Up Energy Storage PortfolioSolar Industry
All in: PG&E signs energy storage deals totaling 165 MWpv magazine USA
Pacific Gas & Energy Adopts Energy Storage InitiativeEnergy Manager Today
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Duke Energy assumes full ownership of California-based REC Solar - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2017-12-06 06:45

Solar Industry

Duke Energy assumes full ownership of California-based REC Solar
PR Newswire (press release)
Duke Energy Renewables' experience in offsite solar and wind energy generation, microgrid, battery storage and other emerging technologies, will supplement REC's onsite solar expertise. "REC Solar complements our strengths in forming strategic ...
Duke Energy Takes Full Ownership Of REC SolarSolar Industry
Duke Energy assumes full ownership of REC SolarSolar Power World (press release)

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How well do you know your incentive programs? - Education Dive

Wed, 2017-12-06 06:19

How well do you know your incentive programs?
Education Dive
If your K-12 school district or community college could reduce energy costs and steer those savings to educational improvements, wouldn't you jump at the chance? California's Grossmont Union, Poway Unified, Mountain View Los Altos and Visalia Unified ...

World's largest indoor skydiving company to install 2MWh of Green Charge storage - Energy Storage News

Wed, 2017-12-06 05:21

Energy Storage News

World's largest indoor skydiving company to install 2MWh of Green Charge storage
Energy Storage News
ENGIE company Green Charge has been chosen to install 2 MWh of energy storage at iFLY Indoor Skydiving's San Diego and Ontario facilities in southern California. iFLY — the world's largest indoor skydiving company — will use the 500 kW/1000 KWh ...

A Salty Solution to Energy Storage - ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)

Wed, 2017-12-06 03:16

ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)

A Salty Solution to Energy Storage
ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)
The Mira Loma plant provides 80 MWh of storage, utilizing millions of individual 2170 cells. This project is a good first step for Tesla, however, when you consider that California can generate up to 8 GWh of power from renewables, it becomes clear ...

Pintail Power Hybrid Power Plant With Storage Delivers 10X More Solar Energy - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2017-12-05 09:58

Pintail Power Hybrid Power Plant With Storage Delivers 10X More Solar Energy
PR Newswire (press release)
Pintail Power, based in Palo Alto, California, is focused on delivering the benefits of hybrid energy storage to the power industry. Its goal is to cost-effectively reduce green-house gas emissions by time shifting renewables, thus avoiding curtailment ...

Dynapower Deploys First DC-to-DC Converters for Utility-Scale Solar Plus Storage - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Tue, 2017-12-05 08:03

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Dynapower Deploys First DC-to-DC Converters for Utility-Scale Solar Plus Storage
GlobeNewswire (press release)
With facilities in South Burlington, Vermont and Union City, California, Dynapower is the leading independent manufacturer of energy storage inverters for utility and commercial & industrial applications. Over the last decade, Dynapower has deployed ...

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NY ISO plan sees storage in state's wholesale markets by 2020 - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-12-05 06:34

Utility Dive

NY ISO plan sees storage in state's wholesale markets by 2020
Utility Dive
New data from GTM Research shows 50.4 MWh of energy storage was deployed in the United States in Q2 2017, up 6% year-over-year. Behind-the-meter deployments rose 140% quarter-over-quarter; the residential market rose 89% from Q1 2017, while the non ...

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The 10 Stories That Defined Energy Storage in 2017 - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-12-05 02:14

Greentech Media

The 10 Stories That Defined Energy Storage in 2017
Greentech Media
Here's the gist: California suffered the worst natural gas leak in U.S. history, resulting in constraints gas for peak power generation around L.A. and San Diego; to meet the shortfall, the state deployed 100 megawatts of storage across several sites ...

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