California Energy Commission Awards Research Grants for ... - Sierra Sun Times

Thu, 2017-07-13 10:07

Sierra Sun Times

California Energy Commission Awards Research Grants for ...
Sierra Sun Times
July 13, 2017 - SACRAMENTO - The California Energy Commission today approved research grants for a wide range of projects, including nearly $3 million for ...
Energy Commission Doles Out Funding For Renewable Energy ...Solar Industry

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Unless Legislature embraces free market energy future, California faces next Solyndra - OCRegister

Thu, 2017-07-13 08:24

OCRegister

Unless Legislature embraces free market energy future, California faces next Solyndra
OCRegister
So if advancing technology is unable to build batteries and other storage systems capable of handling surplus solar and wind power that can be used when the sun isn't shining and the wind isn't blowing, then California's energy future is likely to be a ...
Industry NewsPower Engineering Magazine
Can the world thrive on 100% renewable energy?The Economist

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Why Tesla's Australian Energy Storage Installation Is Very Likely Just A Humble Beginning - Seeking Alpha

Wed, 2017-07-12 11:13

Seeking Alpha

Why Tesla's Australian Energy Storage Installation Is Very Likely Just A Humble Beginning
Seeking Alpha
Even though the commencement of the Model 3 production and Q2 deliveries grabbed the most attention, the last few days indisputably belonged to Tesla's Australian energy storage deal. ... energy storage solutions also support numerous other ...
Explainer: what can Tesla's giant South Australian battery achieve?Architecture and Design

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Skylar Resources brings 2 MW storage system online for California muni - Utility Dive

Wed, 2017-07-12 07:18

Skylar Resources brings 2 MW storage system online for California muni
Utility Dive
Skylar Resources has commissioned a 2 MW, 950 kWh energy storage system for Glendale Water & Power in California. The battery system is designed to respond to shifts in system load in order to enable Glendale to regulate its transmission system, as ...

Opinion: A little more solar can stop major power failures - The Mercury News

Wed, 2017-07-12 07:06

The Mercury News

Opinion: A little more solar can stop major power failures
The Mercury News
Solar power can be more powerful if more home and business storage systems are installed. California legislation can help. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). By Barry ...

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Coal got knocked out in Calif. Now, gas is on the ropes - E&E News

Wed, 2017-07-12 06:31

E&E News

Coal got knocked out in Calif. Now, gas is on the ropes
E&E News
The state's grid operator is expected to release a study next month on whether the Puente Power Project, a gas-fired plant planned for the Southern California coast 60 miles west of Los Angeles, might be supplanted by solar panels, energy storage or ...

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Glendale Water & Power installs battery energy storage system - Electric Light & Power

Tue, 2017-07-11 10:26

Electric Light & Power

Glendale Water & Power installs battery energy storage system
Electric Light & Power
This system is now one of the fastest responding storage systems for any municipal utility in Southern California. Beyond renewable integration, the energy storage system may serve as an emergency source of energy to start up other units, mitigating ...

5 Ways States Are Accelerating Renewable Energy - Energy Collective

Tue, 2017-07-11 09:18

Energy Collective

5 Ways States Are Accelerating Renewable Energy
Energy Collective
From passing Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and energy storage policies to supporting green energy financing and business incubator programs, the states have and will continue to play a key role in leading the clean energy transition. Here are five ...

AES and Siemens create joint-venture for energy storage - Reuters

Tue, 2017-07-11 03:36

Reuters

AES and Siemens create joint-venture for energy storage
Reuters
American energy firm AES Corp (AES.N) and German engineering conglomerate Siemens AG (SIEGn.DE) on Tuesday said they were forming a joint venture to serve the rapidly growing energy storage market. Demand for large-scale energy storage is ...
Siemens and AES form new energy storage company FluencePower Engineering International
Siemens, AES form new energy storage joint venture FluenceUtility Dive
Two energy powerhouses join together to make big, grid-tied batteriesArs Technica
Electric Light & Power -The Energyst
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2MW load-balancing, black start system completed for California transmission network - Energy Storage News

Mon, 2017-07-10 09:53

Energy Storage News

2MW load-balancing, black start system completed for California transmission network
Energy Storage News
A 2MW utility-scale battery energy storage system has been successfully built and connected for California municipal utility Glendale Water & Power (GWP). Located at Grandview, an electrical substation on Glendale's transmission network, the system has ...

California bill seeks to help local governments permit storage systems - Utility Dive

Mon, 2017-07-10 05:27

California bill seeks to help local governments permit storage systems
Utility Dive
“The purpose here is to give cities and counties helpful tools," Alex Morris, director of policy and regulatory affairs for the California Energy Storage Association, told Microgrid Knowledge. "The vast majority of projects are small behind-the-meter ...

Will giant batteries lead to giant emissions cuts? - GreenBiz

Mon, 2017-07-10 02:08

GreenBiz

Will giant batteries lead to giant emissions cuts?
GreenBiz
Lawmakers in New York passed a bill in June requiring the state to create an energy storage target. Nevada passed a bill incentivizing energy storage in May, and Maryland passed an energy storage tax credit in April. Those measures follow California, ...

Improving North County: Energy efficiency is everyone's business - Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Fri, 2017-07-07 18:09

Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Improving North County: Energy efficiency is everyone's business
Santa Maria Times (subscription)
Reducing energy use and creating additional opportunities for renewable resources, such as solar, is part of it. It also involves innovative building construction that results in zero-net energy use. Energy storage units and other technology are ...

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Improving North County: Energy efficiency is everyone's business - Lompoc Record

Fri, 2017-07-07 18:07

Lompoc Record

Improving North County: Energy efficiency is everyone's business
Lompoc Record
Reducing energy use and creating additional opportunities for renewable resources, such as solar, is part of it. It also involves innovative building construction that results in zero-net energy use. Energy storage units and other technology are ...

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Elon Musk said Tesla could build Australia a power storage system in 100 days. Now we'll see - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2017-07-07 11:09

Los Angeles Times

Elon Musk said Tesla could build Australia a power storage system in 100 days. Now we'll see
Los Angeles Times
In January, Tesla unveiled one of the world's largest energy-storage facilities in partnership with Southern California Edison. Using 400 Tesla PowerPack units, the facility can store enough energy to power 2,500 homes. That storage project was ...
Tesla to build world's biggest lithium ion battery in South AustraliaThe Guardian
Tesla Wins World's Largest Backup Energy Storage ContractHybrid Cars News
South Australia takes Tesla up on '100 days or free' energy storage promiseEnergy Storage News
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Current Trends in the Energy Storage Market - Energy Collective

Fri, 2017-07-07 07:00

Energy Collective

Current Trends in the Energy Storage Market
Energy Collective
Hochschild also anticipates that California is on an inevitable path to eventually be 100 percent dependent on renewable energy sources. The U.S. Department of Energy's Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar Photovoltaics ...

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Permit Energy Storage Efficiently: California Group Works on Model - Microgrid Knowledge

Fri, 2017-07-07 04:50

Permit Energy Storage Efficiently: California Group Works on Model
Microgrid Knowledge
A new California bill aims to help cities, towns and counties permit energy storage systems efficiently, in anticipation of hundreds of applications.

California Bill Aims to Help Befuddled Cities, Towns Permit Energy Storage Quickly - Microgrid Knowledge

Fri, 2017-07-07 04:50

Microgrid Knowledge

California Bill Aims to Help Befuddled Cities, Towns Permit Energy Storage Quickly
Microgrid Knowledge
permit energy storage Sponsored by the California Energy Storage Alliance, AB 546 would create a handbook of best practices for permitting energy storage systems and establish limits on what communities can charge for permits, said Alex Morris ...

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Skylar commissions 2MW battery energy storage system in City of Glendale, California - CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports - Clean Technology Business Review

Fri, 2017-07-07 04:24

Skylar commissions 2MW battery energy storage system in City of Glendale, California
CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports - Clean Technology Business Review
"We are very pleased to announce completion and commissioning of the Grandview energy storage system for our client Glendale Water & Power. This system is now one of the fastest responding storage systems for any municipal utility in Southern ...

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Project Financing Grows for Commercial Energy Storage, Lags for Residential - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-07-07 04:07

Greentech Media

Project Financing Grows for Commercial Energy Storage, Lags for Residential
Greentech Media
"If the energy storage market is going to grow beyond the early adopters, there's going to have to be more widely available, low-cost financing," said Brett Simon, a behind-the-meter storage analyst at GTM Research, who recently published a report on ...

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