There Are Finally Some New Contenders on the Energy Storage Market Leaderboard - Greentech Media (blog)

Mon, 2017-04-03 18:12

Greentech Media (blog)

There Are Finally Some New Contenders on the Energy Storage Market Leaderboard
Greentech Media (blog)
In rankings calculated by GTM Research for their cumulative 2016 edition of the Energy Storage Monitor, several states that are not California have broken onto the scene. California doesn't have to worry about losing the throne any time soon, but the ...

Southern California Edison To Bring Online 50 MW Tesla Powerpack 2 Systems - InsideEVs

Mon, 2017-04-03 13:11

InsideEVs

Southern California Edison To Bring Online 50 MW Tesla Powerpack 2 Systems
InsideEVs
California will shortly bring more Tesla energy storage systems online in Southern California Edison's (SCE's) service area. The 50 MW projects (utilizing Tesla's Powerpack 2) are conducted by Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets ...

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TECHNOLOGY: Where the energy storage industry is happening ... - E&E News

Mon, 2017-04-03 12:02

E&E News

TECHNOLOGY: Where the energy storage industry is happening ...
E&E News
Zero Motorcycles is one part of an emerging energy storage hub in the San Francisco Bay Area — one of five regions that could anchor a growing industry.

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SoCalGas Touts Potential Benefits Of Power-To-Gas Energy Storage - Solar Industry

Mon, 2017-04-03 09:27

Solar Industry

SoCalGas Touts Potential Benefits Of Power-To-Gas Energy Storage
Solar Industry
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) says new research on power-to-gas technology shows the technique holds the ability to dramatically increase the use of intermittent renewable energy. The finding came out of ongoing research conducted at the ...
Researchers: Power-to-Gas Storage Out-Performs Lithium-Ion BatteriesEnergy Manager Today

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Energy storage takes shape with financing for Southern California battery installations - ImpactAlpha (registration)

Fri, 2017-03-31 09:40

ImpactAlpha (registration)

Energy storage takes shape with financing for Southern California battery installations
ImpactAlpha (registration)
Energy storage is on. CIT Bank will lead debt financing for 50 megawatts of battery storage in a project that represents a new way to manage electrical grids and renewable energy generation. The storage projects were acquired last summer by Macquarie ...

How California lawmakers plan to align renewable generation with power demand - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-03-30 13:26

How California lawmakers plan to align renewable generation with power demand
Utility Dive
Clean peak resources are defined as “eligible renewable energy resources or energy storage systems” under existing California law. Their contribution toward the required percentage must meet performance measurement standards outlined by the California ...

50 MW of new Tesla Powerpack 2 projects to be deployed for Southern California Edison - Electrek

Thu, 2017-03-30 13:14

Electrek

50 MW of new Tesla Powerpack 2 projects to be deployed for Southern California Edison
Electrek
SCE's grid covers 15 million people and the utility has been adding energy storage at an unprecedented pace following the shutdown of the Aliso Canyon natural gas reservoir, which was the source for the power plants in the region, after the ...

Large-Scale Energy Storage Is The (Virtual) Power Plant Of The Future - Fast Company

Tue, 2017-03-28 09:14

Large-Scale Energy Storage Is The (Virtual) Power Plant Of The Future
Fast Company
Stem, an energy storage startup in Millbrae, California, was one of the winning bidders in New York. And it offers a model for how grids and individual users can save money by installing electricity load management systems–i.e. batteries. Stem has ...

Macquarie closes 'first of a kind' financing on Powerpack 2 projects with AMS in California - Energy Storage News

Tue, 2017-03-28 09:01

Energy Storage News

Macquarie closes 'first of a kind' financing on Powerpack 2 projects with AMS in California
Energy Storage News
The deal is paying for the deployment of 50MW of energy storage behind-the-meter in grid-constrained locations of California investor-owned utility (IoU) Southern California Edison's (SCE's) service area in the West Los Angeles Basin. The projects will ...

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CAISO notches record, serving 56.7% of demand with renewable energy in one day - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-03-28 06:47

CAISO notches record, serving 56.7% of demand with renewable energy in one day
Utility Dive
California already has some of the largest storage projects in the nation. In February Tesla brought an 80-MWh storage facility online for Southern California Edison and AES Energy Storage and San Diego Gas & Electric have finished a 30-MW, 120-MWh in ...

Primus Power secures US$32 million financing to accelerate ... - Energy Storage News

Mon, 2017-03-27 08:38

Energy Storage News

Primus Power secures US$32 million financing to accelerate ...
Energy Storage News
California-headquartered grid-scale electrical energy storage company Primus Power has secured US$32 million in equity financing from a range of investors ...
Primus Power Secures $32M in Equity Financing - FinSMEsFinSMEs (blog)

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California is shattering solar records. This bill could take renewable energy to the next level. - The Desert Sun

Mon, 2017-03-27 07:31

The Desert Sun

California is shattering solar records. This bill could take renewable energy to the next level.
The Desert Sun
That requirement would encourage the development of battery storage systems, which could soak up excess solar generation during the middle of the day and release that energy onto the grid after sundown, reducing the need for gas plants. The bill could ...
Is energy storage the next job creator?E&E News
California solar + wind record high at 49.2%, renewable electricity peaks above 56%Electrek
Calif. Bill Would Introduce 'Clean Peak Energy Standard'RTO Insider
Yahoo Finance -San Mateo Daily Journal
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TECHNOLOGY: Is energy storage the next job creator? -- Monday ... - E&E News

Mon, 2017-03-27 07:10

E&E News

TECHNOLOGY: Is energy storage the next job creator? -- Monday ...
E&E News
Entrepreneurs and schools are preparing for a boom in energy storage. Whether the jobs arrive soon, or are delayed or lost to Asia, will depend on decisions ...
Tesla Says Australia's Energy Market Rules Are Outdated & Don't ...CleanTechnica
Tesla's Latest Challenge: An Oversupplied Battery Market -- The ...Motley Fool

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Macquarie Capital, Advanced Microgrid Solutions and CIT Close ... - Business Wire (press release)

Mon, 2017-03-27 06:01

Macquarie Capital, Advanced Microgrid Solutions and CIT Close ...
Business Wire (press release)
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investing arm of Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) ...

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Petaluma's Enphase Energy strives to survive as solar industry transforms - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sun, 2017-03-26 00:18

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Petaluma's Enphase Energy strives to survive as solar industry transforms
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
... are changing in California, home to half the nation's solar production. Due to the rate change, new rooftop solar owners are expected to make less money than their predecessors for the power they sell to utilities in the Golden State. As such ...

Clean energy forces messy changes for utilities and regulators - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 2017-03-25 03:02

Los Angeles Times

Clean energy forces messy changes for utilities and regulators
Los Angeles Times
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon wants to raise the bar to 100% clean energy by 2045. Even regulators are trying to figure out how to meet the demands. At the January unveiling of a Tesla Inc. electricity storage system for Southern California ...

Macquarie Gets CIT Financing for California Storage Project - Bloomberg

Fri, 2017-03-24 14:30

Macquarie Gets CIT Financing for California Storage Project
Bloomberg
A unit of Macquarie Group Ltd. tapped CIT Group Inc. to finance part of a $200 million portfolio of energy-storage systems it's developing in California, marking the largest battery project to get bank financing. The 50 megawatts of storage systems are ...

California's Flood of Green Energy Could Drive a Record 8GW of Curtailment This Spring - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-03-21 14:57

Greentech Media

California's Flood of Green Energy Could Drive a Record 8GW of Curtailment This Spring
Greentech Media
“We're already being proactive in looking for solutions,” such as launching the country's first market opportunity for distributed energy resource providers, or DERPs, to aggregate solar, demand response, energy storage, electric vehicles or other ...
Infocast's California Energy Summit Addresses the Golden State's Latest Energy Policy Changes this MayPR Web (press release)

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TECHNOLOGY: Energy storage is America's industry to lose ... - E&E News

Mon, 2017-03-20 07:19

E&E News

TECHNOLOGY: Energy storage is America's industry to lose ...
E&E News
In the next decade, the energy storage industry will go from the familiar, like the iPhone, into much bigger applications like electric cars and the power grid.
SDG&E, Sumitomo partner to install 2 MW flow battery | Utility DiveUtility Dive

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