California PUC approves doubling of SGIP funding, tilted toward storage - Utility Dive

Mon, 2017-04-10 06:07

California PUC approves doubling of SGIP funding, tilted toward storage
Utility Dive
The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously approved an order that doubles the budget for the state's Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) and directs the additional funding to energy storage projects. The PUC ordered that beginning ...

Energy Storage in Infrastructure Modernization? Yes and Here's Why - Microgrid Knowledge

Fri, 2017-04-07 04:35

Microgrid Knowledge

Energy Storage in Infrastructure Modernization? Yes and Here's Why
Microgrid Knowledge
In New Jersey and Massachusetts, policymakers are experimenting with strategic storage deployments for greater grid resiliency. Utilities in California recently deployed 90 MW of energy storage in just six months to overcome an emergency failure of ...
The 2017 Grid Edge Awards: Projects Defining the Future Integrated, Interactive Electric GridGreentech Media

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Wind turbine maker Vestas looks at expanding into energy storage ... - Reuters

Thu, 2017-04-06 07:51

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Wind turbine maker Vestas looks at expanding into energy storage ...
Reuters
Denmark's Vestas, the world's largest wind turbine maker, is keen to expand into areas such as energy storage to increase the global use of wind power and ...
Wind turbine maker Vestas looks at expanding into energy storageNasdaq

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World's Biggest Battery Energy Storage Facilities - Energy Business Review

Thu, 2017-04-06 07:43

Energy Business Review

World's Biggest Battery Energy Storage Facilities
Energy Business Review
AES is planning to build the Alamitos Battery Energy Storage System in Long Beach, California. It will have 300 MW of interconnected and 600 MW of flexible, zero-emission battery energy storage. The company claims it as the world's biggest storage ...

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PG&E Technology Demonstrations Help Pave the Way for a Smarter Energy Infrastructure - Yahoo Finance

Wed, 2017-04-05 10:14

PG&E Technology Demonstrations Help Pave the Way for a Smarter Energy Infrastructure
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A high-tech robotic tool that adds more safety to a work process; a comprehensive map that details where fast chargers could most benefit California's blooming electric vehicle market; and two of the first market-participating large-scale energy ...

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Will ESAs Mark The End Of Coal Power? - Seeking Alpha

Tue, 2017-04-04 13:24

Seeking Alpha

Will ESAs Mark The End Of Coal Power?
Seeking Alpha
Regulators in California are behind a new business of providing utility-scale back-up battery storage at power generating facilities. Canadian-based AltaGas (OTCPK:ATGFF) recently announced a 10-year Energy Storage Resource Adequacy Purchase ...

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Energy Storage Markets Are Growing, But Not Everywhere - Forbes - Forbes

Tue, 2017-04-04 07:10

Forbes

Energy Storage Markets Are Growing, But Not Everywhere - Forbes
Forbes
The market for grid-scale energy storage is growing as rapidly as many people had predicted but not necessarily in the places they predicted.
Global battery pipeline reaches 3.4 GW in Q1 – pv magazine USApv magazine USA
IHS: Global utility-side-of-meter pipeline reached 3.4GW in first ...Energy Storage News

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How An Energy Storage Company Is Looking To Power The Future - PSFK (subscription)

Tue, 2017-04-04 03:02

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How An Energy Storage Company Is Looking To Power The Future
PSFK (subscription)
It would have cost Con Edison $1.2 billion to create a substation to accommodate this. Instead, the company chose to invest in energy storage with an auction. One of the winning bidders was Stem, an energy storage startup based in Millbrae, California ...

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 ...

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