Severing ties with utilities isn't as easy as cutting the cable cord - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 2017-08-13 03:02

Los Angeles Times

Severing ties with utilities isn't as easy as cutting the cable cord
Los Angeles Times
If disaster ever struck, Joe Fleischmann could keep the lights, refrigerator and big-screen TV running in his Orange County home, even if the power company went dark. Fleischmann is an early adopter of home energy storage: In his garage is a battery ...

Energy Storage in the Spotlight at San Diego Convention - Government Technology

Thu, 2017-08-10 14:00

Government Technology

Energy Storage in the Spotlight at San Diego Convention
Government Technology
“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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Energy Storage North America Announces Winners of ESNA Innovation and Champion Awards - Power Engineering Magazine

Thu, 2017-08-10 09:55

Power Engineering Magazine

Energy Storage North America Announces Winners of ESNA Innovation and Champion Awards
Power Engineering Magazine
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 10, 2017) - Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, today announced the winners of this year's ESNA Innovation and Champion Awards.
Demand Energy Wins 2017 ESNA Innovation Award for Pioneering ...Marketwired (press release)

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ESNA 2017: How storage enables SCE to avoid siting new gas plants - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-08-10 07:55

ESNA 2017: How storage enables SCE to avoid siting new gas plants
Utility Dive
Two years later, market and public policy drivers are pushing another major California utility to integrate that vision into its worldview, prioritizing renewables and energy storage over new gas-fired resources. “We will constantly be looking at ...

EGEB: NASA (not Tesla) Solar Roof from 1977; Arizona energy ... - Electrek

Thu, 2017-08-10 06:12

Electrek

EGEB: NASA (not Tesla) Solar Roof from 1977; Arizona energy ...
Electrek
Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Energy storage saves Arizona utility from ...

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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 ...

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