Can Molten Salt Make 24-Hour Solar Energy Possible? - Futurism

Tue, 2018-01-16 15:03

Futurism

Can Molten Salt Make 24-Hour Solar Energy Possible?
Futurism
SolarReserve's Redstone molten salt project in Africa, an immense field of mirrors arranged in a SolarReserve's Redstone project in Africa. Image Credit: SolarReserve. Before molten salt CSPs can truly begin paving the way to 24-hour solar energy ...

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Adara Power To Announce New Commercial And Industrial Energy Storage Products At CALSEIA Contractor Day - Power Online (press release)

Tue, 2018-01-16 01:50

Adara Power To Announce New Commercial And Industrial Energy Storage Products At CALSEIA Contractor Day
Power Online (press release)
Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) - Adara Power, a privately-held Silicon Valley company committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent, and connected energy storage, will introduce its new commercial and industrial energy storage solutions at the California ...

New York pushes energy storage to solve renewable power's biggest problem - Washington Examiner

Mon, 2018-01-15 21:20

Washington Examiner

New York pushes energy storage to solve renewable power's biggest problem
Washington Examiner
2 as part of a "comprehensive agenda to combat climate change" that also calls for increased development of offshore wind, new energy-efficiency targets, and a reiteration of his pledge for the state to obtain half of its power from renewable energy by ...

California regulators choose clean energy and storage over existing ... - pv magazine USA

Mon, 2018-01-15 07:04

pv magazine USA

California regulators choose clean energy and storage over existing ...
pv magazine USA
CPUC has turned down a request by Calpine for lucrative contracts for three gas plants and ordered PG&E to hold a solicitation for energy storage and/or “preferred resources” instead.
California Regulators Move to Close Gas Plants, Replace with StoragePower Engineering Magazine

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PG&E Must Solicit Energy Storage and DERs to Replace Three Existing Gas Plants - Greentech Media

Mon, 2018-01-15 02:00

Greentech Media

PG&E Must Solicit Energy Storage and DERs to Replace Three Existing Gas Plants
Greentech Media
California regulators rejected an effort to award lucrative "must-run" status to three Calpine gas plants, calling for new energy storage and clean resources instead. The California Public Utilities Commission ruled Thursday to authorize PG&E to ...
CPUC Retires Diablo Canyon, Replaces Calpine RMRsRTO Insider

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Natural gas is energy's new king — but how long will it reign ... - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sun, 2018-01-14 06:01

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Natural gas is energy's new king — but how long will it reign ...
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Natural gas has quickly become the country's dominant energy source, affecting virtually every aspect of the power system.

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Diablo Canyon to Close Without Clean Energy Guarantees - Greentech Media

Fri, 2018-01-12 04:00

Greentech Media

Diablo Canyon to Close Without Clean Energy Guarantees
Greentech Media
Clean energy advocates were hoping that the Diablo Canyon closure plan would avoid the same outcome as Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant, when it was forced to close in 2013. In that case, the CPUC did instruct Southern California ...
Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant shutdown plan approved, closure will raise PG&E customer billsThe Mercury News
CPUC Backs PG&E Plan to Retire Diablo Canyon Nuclear PlantPOWER magazine
California's last nuclear plant to close after unanimous vote by ...San Francisco Chronicle
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Fluence energy storage JV unveils 400-MWh project in California - Renewables Now

Fri, 2018-01-12 02:22

Renewables Now

Fluence energy storage JV unveils 400-MWh project in California
Renewables Now
January 12 (Renewables Now) - Fluence Energy LLC will supply a 100 MW/400 MWh battery storage project in California, the energy storage specialist formed b.
Siemens FS offers finance to energy storage firm Fluence's customersVerdict

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The Next 5 Years in Energy Storage, According to 500 Energy Professionals - Greentech Media

Thu, 2018-01-11 12:34

Greentech Media

The Next 5 Years in Energy Storage, According to 500 Energy Professionals
Greentech Media
Last month at Greentech Media's Energy Storage Summit, I had the pleasure of moderating a panel, Crowdsourced Market Insights: Role of Energy Storage in Creating the Grid of the Future. This panel employed a unique structure where our experts on stage ...

AES and Siemens launch new energy storage startup to compete ... - Electrek

Thu, 2018-01-11 08:54

Electrek

AES and Siemens launch new energy storage startup to compete ...
Electrek
AES and Siemens are combining their efforts to launch new energy storage startup called Fluence Energy and compete with Tesla Energy in the fast-growing, new energy storage industry. The new company is off to a strong start as the supplier of the soon ...
AES and Siemens' energy storage JV Fluence launches solar-plus-storage platform, financingEnergy Storage News
Fluence Officially Combines AES, Siemens Energy Storage BusinessesPower Engineering Magazine
AES and Siemens, Two Power Giants, Join Forces on Energy StoragePOWER magazine
Greentech Media -Solar Industry -Utility Dive
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AES and Siemens, Two Power Giants, Join Forces on Energy Storage - POWER magazine

Thu, 2018-01-11 08:37

POWER magazine

AES and Siemens, Two Power Giants, Join Forces on Energy Storage
POWER magazine
The company has already bagged its first order: A 100-MW/400-MWh lithium-ion battery-based storage installation in Long Beach, California. The project with a four-hour duration will serve Southern California Edison and the western Los Angeles area. In ...
Fluence Officially Combines AES, Siemens Energy Storage BusinessesPower Engineering Magazine
AES and Siemens Kick Off Fluence With Dedicated Financing ...Greentech Media
AES-Siemens joint venture unveils new solar+storage platformUtility Dive

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California's Energy Storage Policies Enable a Greener, Cleaner Future - California Lawyer

Wed, 2018-01-10 13:32

California Lawyer

California's Energy Storage Policies Enable a Greener, Cleaner Future
California Lawyer
Starting in 2010 California became the first state to require its utilities to install energy storage systems along various points of the electricity grid, including at the bulk power transmission level, the street service distribution level, and the ...

NV Energy to consider energy storage in 330MW renewables push - PV-Tech

Wed, 2018-01-10 09:15

PV-Tech

NV Energy to consider energy storage in 330MW renewables push
PV-Tech
From a big picture standpoint, Nevada has become one of the first US states to consider incentivising energy storage; there have been moves to integrate batteries into residential solar PV programmes, while another piece of legislation requires the ...

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The Best News Yet for Energy Storage in New York - Greentech Media

Wed, 2018-01-10 09:03

Greentech Media

The Best News Yet for Energy Storage in New York
Greentech Media
Once New York Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed energy storage as a component of his clean energy strategy, he went in big. Cuomo kicked off 2018 with a series of clean energy proposals, including a groundbreaking energy storage pledge: to deploy 1,500 ...

Could Florida be the next hot spot for energy storage? | Utility Dive - Utility Dive

Tue, 2018-01-09 11:39

Could Florida be the next hot spot for energy storage? | Utility Dive
Utility Dive
Utility industry news, voices and jobs for energy industry professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.

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Xcel Energy's Bidding Process Shows Energy Storage Prices Keep Falling - Environmental Leader

Tue, 2018-01-09 02:29

Environmental Leader

Xcel Energy's Bidding Process Shows Energy Storage Prices Keep Falling
Environmental Leader
Prices are dropping because such companies as Tesla Inc. are investing $5 billion into a battery storage manufacturing facility while the states are also involved. California, for example, is mandating investments in energy devices, which should create ...
Five renewable energy trends to watch in 2018 | Rethinking ...The Guardian
Growth In Commercial Renewables Could Be An Upside For Duke's PriceNasdaq

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Feed-In Tariffs for Unleashing Clean Local Energy and Obviating Polluting Gas Plants in California - HuffPost

Mon, 2018-01-08 17:01

Feed-In Tariffs for Unleashing Clean Local Energy and Obviating Polluting Gas Plants in California
HuffPost
And a FIT with a Market Responsive Pricing mechanism, like FITs designed by the Clean Coalition, allows prices to adjust based on market response — ensuring that energy contracts are always set at the best market price, while eliminating the parasitic ...

NEXTracker CEO Dan Shugar: Energy storage helps solar industry growth to 'keep going' - Energy Storage News

Fri, 2018-01-05 08:29

Energy Storage News

NEXTracker CEO Dan Shugar: Energy storage helps solar industry growth to 'keep going'
Energy Storage News
As might be expected, the vanadium redox flow NX Flow system is more suited for bulk, multiple-hour energy storage applications. Avalon's batteries continue to undergo rigorous cycling and testing at NEXTracker's own 'Solar Center of Excellence' in ...

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