Lessons for Australia from California's clean energy boss - The Australian Financial Review

Wed, 2017-11-22 14:50

The Australian Financial Review

Lessons for Australia from California's clean energy boss
The Australian Financial Review
Andrew McAllister, California's Energy Commissioner, has a message for Australia's fractious energy policy protagonists: You can handle the shift to cleaner energy in a way that preserves both affordability and grid stability - but only if you have ...

New Energy Storage Device Stores Solar Energy in Chemical and ... - Electronics360

Wed, 2017-11-22 08:33

Electronics360

New Energy Storage Device Stores Solar Energy in Chemical and ...
Electronics360
Richard Kaner and Maher El-Kady in Kaner's office. Kaner is holding a replica of a new energy storage and conversion device they developed. Source: Reed ...
New Device Could Make Hydrogen Cars Affordable For Masses ...NDTVAuto.com

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Has California built its last natural gas plant? - Utility Dive

Wed, 2017-11-22 05:49

Has California built its last natural gas plant?
Utility Dive
California ISO agreed earlier this year to examine alternatives to Puente after pressure from lawmakers. Clean energy and green groups are also urging regulators and lawmakers to pivot to solar, efficiency and storage as a more cost-effective way to ...

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Tesla Battery Supply Constraints Weigh on a Young Storage Industry - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-11-22 05:00

Greentech Media

Tesla Battery Supply Constraints Weigh on a Young Storage Industry
Greentech Media
Julian is a staff writer at Greentech Media, where he reports on energy storage, solar power and other clean energy sectors. He also has experience covering clean transportation, state and federal energy policy, and climate adaptation. Previously ...

Storage for T&D deferral works, APS finds in Tonto National Forest - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-11-21 12:53

Storage for T&D deferral works, APS finds in Tonto National Forest
Utility Dive
Unlike most grid infrastructure, energy storage can be deployed in small, modular increments sited to serve growing demand with limited risk of oversizing or creating stranded assets, Alex Eller, a research analyst at Navigant Research, told Utility ...

National Grid and AutoGrid Test Demand Response for Natural Gas in New York - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-11-21 03:51

Greentech Media

National Grid and AutoGrid Test Demand Response for Natural Gas in New York
Greentech Media
And as we've seen with California's shutdown of the Aliso Canyon natural gasstoragesite, the links between these two energy resources are becoming much tighter, as natural gas makes up a larger and larger share of electricity generation. Another region ...

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Gavilan College invests in a combined solar and storage project - Engineer Live

Tue, 2017-11-21 02:23

Gavilan College invests in a combined solar and storage project
Engineer Live
Gavilan College has selected SunPower to deploy a fully integrated solar and storage project at its campus in Gilroy, California. A SunPower Helix Carport system totalling about 1.4 megawatts will be installed across two of the college's largest ...

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Trane and Ice-Based Energy Storage Company CALMAC Join Forces - Energy Manager Today

Mon, 2017-11-20 07:45

Energy Manager Today

Trane and Ice-Based Energy Storage Company CALMAC Join Forces
Energy Manager Today
Ingersoll Rand's HVAC and building management systems brand Trane acquired CALMAC Corporation, a privately-held manufacturing company based in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, that specializes in ice-based energy storage technologies. CALMAC's IceBank ice ...

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PG&E Disputes ALJ's Diablo Canyon Recommendation - RTO Insider

Sun, 2017-11-19 15:00

RTO Insider

PG&E Disputes ALJ's Diablo Canyon Recommendation
RTO Insider
Pacific Gas and Electric has signaled it will challenge a California administrative law judge's recommendation that the utility be granted only about 10% of the $1.8 billion in recovery it requested for the retirement of the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant ...

MetroWest Business Digest for Nov. 18, 2017 - MetroWest Daily News

Sat, 2017-11-18 00:19

MetroWest Business Digest for Nov. 18, 2017
MetroWest Daily News
Solect Energy, of Hopkinton, Massachusetts' leading commercial-scale developer of solar energy systems with more than 400 installed projects, announced that it is launching an energy storage division. In launching the new division, Solect has signed an ...

Political probe launches for former utilities commissioner, governors' aide - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fri, 2017-11-17 14:03

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Political probe launches for former utilities commissioner, governors' aide
The San Diego Union-Tribune
In addition to the companies named in the request, Kennedy formed a separate venture that was awarded four energy-storage contracts with Southern California Edison worth up to $100 million. She keeps in touch with utilities commission President Michael ...

Alta Energy adds rooftop solar to portable classrooms in California - Solar Power World (press release)

Fri, 2017-11-17 06:15

Alta Energy adds rooftop solar to portable classrooms in California
Solar Power World (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 Nov. 29 on a panel titled “Tackling Demand Charges Strategically with Solar and Storage at PUSD ...

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SunPower selected for combined solar, storage project at California's Gavilan College - Energy Storage News

Thu, 2017-11-16 16:22

Energy Storage News

SunPower selected for combined solar, storage project at California's Gavilan College
Energy Storage News
A SunPower Helix Carport system with a total capacity of 1.4MW will be installed across two of the college's largest parking lots — with the system boosted by a 250kW energy storage solution from Stem. Construction on the system is currently underway ...

ABR continue to deliver positive results in southern California - Finfeed

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:11

Finfeed

ABR continue to deliver positive results in southern California
Finfeed
ABR has taken a strategic position in the area, with Nevada considered to be a springboard for several energy storage focused companies including the likes of Tesla. ABR has only been trading since July, but has been hard at work from the get-go. Its ...

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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 ...

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