Why Tax Overhaul Can't Kill The Renewable Energy Surge - Forbes

Mon, 2017-12-18 14:48

Forbes

Why Tax Overhaul Can't Kill The Renewable Energy Surge
Forbes
The 129-megawatt-hour battery will help add renewable energy to the grid in a state that has suffered many blackouts over the past 18 months. Reuters reports that the battery will help, “stabilize the grid in a state that now gets more than 40 percent ...
US renewable energy industry relieved as Republicans keep tax creditsYahoo News

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Sunverge, Stem ink behind-the-meter storage deals in Japan - Utility Dive

Mon, 2017-12-18 05:10

Utility Dive

Sunverge, Stem ink behind-the-meter storage deals in Japan
Utility Dive
Two California-based energy companies, Stem and Sunverge Energy, have inked energy storage deals in Japan, working with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. on behind-the-meter aggregation in the service territory of Tokyo Electric Power Co. Stem and Mitsui say they are ...

California ISO certifies GEMS by Greensmith Energy as a Remote Intelligent Gateway - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 2017-12-18 03:01

California ISO certifies GEMS by Greensmith Energy as a Remote Intelligent Gateway
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Greensmith Energy, a Wärtsilä Company, today announced that the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has certified the Greensmith GEMS Site Controller as a Remote Intelligent Gateway (RIG) for direct telemetry of participating generators and ...

California, SoCalGas Pursuing Integrated, Community-Based Energy Program - Natural Gas Intelligence

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:45

CleanTechnica

California, SoCalGas Pursuing Integrated, Community-Based Energy Program
Natural Gas Intelligence
The upcoming first-of-its-kind pilot project is assessing the longer term viability of energy storage, which could be key to California meeting ambitious carbon emission reduction goals. SoCalGas also cited a study published earlier this year by the ...
SoCalGas Partners With UC Irvine To Design “Advanced Energy Community”CleanTechnica

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California, SoCalGas Pursuing Integrated, Community-Based ... - Natural Gas Intelligence

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:45

CleanTechnica

California, SoCalGas Pursuing Integrated, Community-Based ...
Natural Gas Intelligence
An underserved portion of a Southern California beachfront community is the focus of a proposed power and energy program jointly sponsored by the California Energy Commission (CEC), University of California, Irvine (UCI) and Southern California Gas Co ...
SoCalGas Partners With UC Irvine To Design “Advanced Energy Community”CleanTechnica

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High-tech company investing more than $400 million to move to Kentucky - Louisville Business First

Fri, 2017-12-15 12:10

Louisville Business First

High-tech company investing more than $400 million to move to Kentucky
Louisville Business First
Tthe Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved the company for as much as $27.5 million in tax incentives for the Pikeville project and as much as $2.5 million for the Lexington location. The Lexington development will ...
High-Tech Battery Company Bringing 900 Jobs To Pikeville And LexingtonLEX18 Lexington KY News
EnerBlu landing in Pikeville, creating nearly 900 jobsThe Independent

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Can California Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity by 2040? Jerry Brown Thinks So - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-12-15 09:30

Greentech Media

Can California Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity by 2040? Jerry Brown Thinks So
Greentech Media
For one thing, California's investor-owned utilities may not be as close to their renewable energy goals as it may seem. Also, as Governor Brown pointed out in his talk, hitting 100 percent renewables hinges on two big unknowns: “It'll depend on ...

Solar power and battery storage could topple 10GW of US natural gas peaker plants - Inhabitat

Fri, 2017-12-15 03:48

Inhabitat

Solar power and battery storage could topple 10GW of US natural gas peaker plants
Inhabitat
Kann said, “Time and time again in adjacent sectors like solar, and even in energy storage, technology costs have the capacity to fall faster than almost anybody expects.” And it's surprising regulators – for example, the California Energy Commission ...

Stories That Defined the Global Energy Storage Market in 2017 - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-12-15 02:09

Greentech Media

Stories That Defined the Global Energy Storage Market in 2017
Greentech Media
While a lot of attention was focused on California, a state that has done more to nurture storage than any other region, there was plenty of action in Asia, Europe and Australia. Tesla focused most of its attention on Australia in the second half of ...

California Regulators Consider Requiring Energy Storage to Replace Three Gas Plants - Power Engineering Magazine

Thu, 2017-12-14 09:06

Power Engineering Magazine

California Regulators Consider Requiring Energy Storage to Replace Three Gas Plants
Power Engineering Magazine
The California Public Utilities Commission could soon require Calpine replace three natural gas plants in the state with energy storage. The regulators will vote on the matter January 11, the Los Angeles Times reported. Both Calpine and the California ...

University of California-Irvine and SoCalGas partner to design “Advanced Energy Community” - Orange County Breeze

Thu, 2017-12-14 09:01

Solar Power World

University of California-Irvine and SoCalGas partner to design “Advanced Energy Community”
Orange County Breeze
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced that it will Partner with the University of California-Irvine's Advanced Power & Energy Program to design an “Advanced Energy Community” in an underserved neighborhood in Huntington Beach. The community ...
Coronal Energy to build first utility-scale solar array for Appalachian PowerSolar Power World

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3 California gas plants could be replaced with energy storage - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-12-14 07:17

3 California gas plants could be replaced with energy storage
Utility Dive
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is scheduled to vote Jan. 11 on a proposal for Pacific Gas and Electric to issue a request for solicitations for storage projects that would replace the Metcalf Energy Center, Feather River Energy ...

Ice Energy CEO Joins Committee for Economic Development of The ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 2017-12-14 07:14

Ice Energy CEO Joins Committee for Economic Development of The ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ice Energy, the leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, announced that its CEO, Mike Hopkins, has accepted an invitation to become a Member of the Committee for Economic ...

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SoCalGas planning an advanced energy model that includes wind, solar & storage - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Wed, 2017-12-13 13:32

Windpower Engineering (press release)

SoCalGas planning an advanced energy model that includes wind, solar & storage
Windpower Engineering (press release)
“We're excited to co-fund this worthy project in collaboration with the California Energy Commission,” said Lisa Alexander, vice president of customer solutions and communications at SoCalGas. “Creating an Advanced Energy Community will serve as a ...

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California regulators propose replacing PG&E natural gas plants with energy storage - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 2017-12-13 13:14

Los Angeles Times

California regulators propose replacing PG&E natural gas plants with energy storage
Los Angeles Times
Regulators said in a press release Wednesday that any potential needs the natural gas plants provide can be met with clean energy, particularly battery storage. “Energy storage is a clean energy resource that can be fast-responding, reliable and ...
Batteries could replace three California power plants - San ...San Francisco Chronicle
PG&E customers face higher bills under PUC battery planThe Mercury News

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SoCalGas Model Energy Design Includes RNG Focus - NGT News

Wed, 2017-12-13 09:03

Solar Power World

SoCalGas Model Energy Design Includes RNG Focus
NGT News
The pilot project will be used to help assess the commercial viability of this power-to-gas approach to energy storage and provide insights into potential megawatt-scale system designs. Citing a 2017 Lawrence Berkley National Lab study, SoCalGas says ...
Coronal Energy to build first utility-scale solar array for Appalachian PowerSolar Power World

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XsunX Solar + Storage Ideally Suited for California Cannabis Industry - Markets Insider

Wed, 2017-12-13 05:39

XsunX Solar + Storage Ideally Suited for California Cannabis Industry
Markets Insider
California utility regulators reviewing preparedness for energy-use surge from passage of California's Prop. 64 legalizing recreational use of cannabis. ALISO VIEJO, CA, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XsunX, Inc. (OTC:XSNX), a leading commercial ...

Watch New York in 2018 for Movement on Energy Storage - Microgrid Knowledge

Wed, 2017-12-13 05:39

Microgrid Knowledge

Watch New York in 2018 for Movement on Energy Storage
Microgrid Knowledge
energy storage roadmap Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an energy storage bill (A6571) in late November, following its passage by the Senate in June and earlier by the Assembly. The bill calls for the Public Service Commission (PSC) to establish energy storage ...

XsunX Solar + Storage Ideally Suited for California Cannabis Industry - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wed, 2017-12-13 05:30

XsunX Solar + Storage Ideally Suited for California Cannabis Industry
GlobeNewswire (press release)
California utility regulators reviewing preparedness for energy-use surge from passage of California's Prop. 64 legalizing recreational use of cannabis. ALISO VIEJO, CA, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XsunX, Inc. (OTC:XSNX), a leading commercial ...

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Have We Reached Peak Peaker? 'I Can't See Why We Should Build ... - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:07

Utility Dive

Have We Reached Peak Peaker? 'I Can't See Why We Should Build ...
Greentech Media
“I can't see a reason why we should ever build a gas peaker again in the U.S. after, say, 2025,” said Shayle Kann, a senior adviser to GTM Research and Wood Mackenzie, speaking at Greentech Media's Energy Storage Summit. “If you think about how ...
Energy storage sees significant growth as more utilities include it in ...Utility Dive

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