California rejects gas peaker plant, seeks clean energy alternatives - pv magazine USA

Wed, 2017-10-04 05:16

pv magazine USA

California rejects gas peaker plant, seeks clean energy alternatives
pv magazine USA
“The Clean Coalition's FIT is designed to procure and deploy cost-effective renewables and energy storage much more quickly than auctions, which are sometimes burdened by excessive preparation requirements, transaction costs and failure rates,” said ...

CAISO Suggests New RFO to Settle Question of Storage vs. Puente Gas Peaker - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-10-03 17:51

Greentech Media

CAISO Suggests New RFO to Settle Question of Storage vs. Puente Gas Peaker
Greentech Media
A CAISO study released in August showed that energy storage and other distributed assets (“preferred resources, in California energy jargon) could serve the reliability needs of the local system, but at 2.7 times the projected cost of the new gas plant ...

California Microgrid Program Advances - RTO Insider

Tue, 2017-10-03 17:28

RTO Insider

California Microgrid Program Advances
RTO Insider
Almost every microgrid in California uses solar in conjunction with energy storage, while overseas applications often utilize back-up diesel generation. The projects examined in the Navigant study, which is meant to help the CEC shape the roadmap, had ...

Military Leaders See Solar and Energy Storage as Differentiator ... - Motley Fool

Mon, 2017-10-02 05:15

Madison.com

Military Leaders See Solar and Energy Storage as Differentiator ...
Motley Fool
There might be a debate in the political world about the value of solar energy and energy storage for the grid, businesses, and homeowners. But there doesn't ...
What civilians can learn from military investments in solar | GreenBizGreenBiz

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Can energy storage replace peakers in NYC? - pv magazine USA

Fri, 2017-09-29 05:52

pv magazine USA

Can energy storage replace peakers in NYC?
pv magazine USA
Like PV, energy storage systems can be rapidly deployed, with one of the best examples cited being the California Aliso Canyon energy storage projects, in response to a natural gas infrastructure crisis. Fast, concerted action enabled a process which ...

California's Visalia Unified School District to Install 1.6 MWh of ... - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 2017-09-28 08:30

California's Visalia Unified School District to Install 1.6 MWh of ...
Business Wire (press release)
Green Charge, an ENGIE Company, today announced that the Visalia Unified School District will install 1.6-megawatt hours of energy storage at five sch.

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Trio of new bills in Congress aim to support energy storage ... - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-09-28 07:59

Greentech Media

Trio of new bills in Congress aim to support energy storage ...
Utility Dive
Energy storage industry leaders expressed support for a trio of new bills filed in Congress at an event on Capitol Hill Wednesday, saying they would help ...
Years In, NY REV Lacks Major Storage Action. That May Have to ...Greentech Media
Challenges ahead for clean energyLivemint

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California system operator CAISO wants to incentivise solar load shifting with energy storage - PV-Tech

Wed, 2017-09-27 04:18

PV-Tech

California system operator CAISO wants to incentivise solar load shifting with energy storage
PV-Tech
Seeking ways to optimise the use of clean energy, California network operator CAISO (California Independent System Operator) is considering the introduction of a load-shifting product that would incentivise storing peak energy for later use. As part of ...
California ISO working on load shift productRenewables Now (subscription)

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US Residential Grid-Tied Energy Storage Will Overtake Off-Grid ... - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-09-26 09:36

Greentech Media

US Residential Grid-Tied Energy Storage Will Overtake Off-Grid ...
Greentech Media
More than a decade ago, grid-tied rooftop solar overtook off-grid solar. The same shift is taking place with residential batteries.

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EGEB: Antigua solar survives Cat 5; 2017 electricity prices up 3%; CA Energy storage revolution; more - Electrek

Tue, 2017-09-26 06:11

Electrek

EGEB: Antigua solar survives Cat 5; 2017 electricity prices up 3%; CA Energy storage revolution; more
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Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Featured Image Source. Antigua's well-built PV systems sustain impact of hurricane Irma – Designed to withstand hurricanes of up to ...

CAISO proposes load-shifting product for energy storage - Utility Dive

Mon, 2017-09-25 05:55

CAISO proposes load-shifting product for energy storage
Utility Dive
The California ISO has begun a program to develop a product that would pay energy storage resources for absorbing energy from the grid and making it available later. The program aims to reduce the need to curtail solar power during peak generation ...

How California might look if it was 100 percent carbon neutral ... - OCRegister

Sat, 2017-09-23 06:03

OCRegister

How California might look if it was 100 percent carbon neutral ...
OCRegister
This week, Gov. Jerry Brown joined several other governors at the U.S. Climate Alliance in New York, saying: “We're all in and we'll keep going and eventually ...
Halftime in California — Which Climate and Environmental Bills Are ...JD Supra (press release)
Opinion: Legislature should pass SB 100 next year - Sacramento ...Sacramento Business Journal

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New York City Aims To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions By Using Energy Storage - Forbes

Fri, 2017-09-22 11:52

Forbes

New York City Aims To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions By Using Energy Storage
Forbes
New York City is in the trenches when it comes to employing innovative energy technologies, which it hopes will help meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 75% by 2050. How so? By installing 100 megawatt/hours of energy storage, which ...

California Gives Confused Cities a Hand in Permitting Energy Storage - Microgrid Knowledge

Fri, 2017-09-22 05:01

Microgrid Knowledge

California Gives Confused Cities a Hand in Permitting Energy Storage
Microgrid Knowledge
California regulators recently doubled incentives offered under the popular SGIP program, singling out energy storage as a major beneficiary. Now state investor-owned utilities are required to collect $83 million annually between 2017 and 2019 for the ...

In California, a major utility is teaming up with Tesla to boost the staying power of renewables - CNBC

Fri, 2017-09-22 00:43

CNBC

In California, a major utility is teaming up with Tesla to boost the staying power of renewables
CNBC
At a battery storage facility in Ontario, California, SCE is collaborating with Tesla. According to SCE, when demand is low lithium ion batteries can be charged, storing enough energy to power 15,000 homes for four hours. "The Mira Loma battery storage ...

Battery Storage Still Needs Solar for Growth - Bloomberg

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:02

Bloomberg

Battery Storage Still Needs Solar for Growth
Bloomberg
The primary U.S. storage markets have been California and a grid that stretches from Washington to Chicago known as the PJM Interconnection LLC. PJM boasts the most commissioned energy-storage capacity in the U.S., with almost 300 megawatts, ...

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CAISO Expansion, 100% Zero-Carbon Bids Flatline, But Bills for Energy Storage, DERs Thrive - POWER magazine

Thu, 2017-09-21 11:45

POWER magazine

CAISO Expansion, 100% Zero-Carbon Bids Flatline, But Bills for Energy Storage, DERs Thrive
POWER magazine
California's legislature last week wrapped up its 2017 session without authorizing the broad expansion of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) into other Western states or passing a zero-carbon bill, which would have put the state on a ...
Halftime in California — Which Climate and Environmental Bills Are on the Board?The National Law Review

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German firm plans 1600-acre local solar project - Hanford Sentinel

Thu, 2017-09-21 05:06

German firm plans 1600-acre local solar project
Hanford Sentinel
Storage systems can assist grid operators in more effectively integrating intermittent renewable resources into the statewide grid and assist utilities to meet energy storage goals mandated by the California Public Utilities Commission, says the ...

Solar Plus Storage Projects Will Increasingly Offer Resiliency - Forbes

Wed, 2017-09-20 14:24

Forbes

Solar Plus Storage Projects Will Increasingly Offer Resiliency
Forbes
This initiative will be supported through the state's reinvigorated Self-Generation Incentive Program, which offers significant incentives to bring more storage to the California power grid. The SRUSD will be able to cut energy costs (during some ...

The Race For The “Holy Grail” Of Renewables - OilPrice.com

Wed, 2017-09-20 11:51

The Race For The “Holy Grail” Of Renewables
OilPrice.com
In February, AES Energy's Escondido battery storage facility in California was hailed as the largest one to date, with a capacity of 30 MW/120 MWh. Now, Tesla is building a bigger one—100 MW/129 MWh—in Australia. On the face of it, it's a race for ...

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