Decarbonizing the Economy - HuffPost

Mon, 2017-12-04 05:31

Decarbonizing the Economy
HuffPost
The technology of renewable energy has advanced rapidly, but no transformative technology is yet available. This statement is tautological, because by definition when the transformative technology is available it will transform our energy system. The ...

Microgrids Keep These Cities Running When the Power Goes Out - InsideClimate News

Sun, 2017-12-03 23:41

InsideClimate News

Microgrids Keep These Cities Running When the Power Goes Out
InsideClimate News
California is one of those places. "In the big picture, California wants to integrate as much clean energy as possible in the best way possible, and microgrids are a tool to help us get away from fossil fuel systems and toward clean systems," says ...

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The Evolution of The California Energy Market - Greentech Media

Sun, 2017-12-03 06:12

The Evolution of The California Energy Market
Greentech Media
Ms. Chamberlin discusses how the state's largest electric utilities (SCE, PG&E,SDG&E) and California's grid operator (CAISO) have evolved demand response in the Golden State to maintain the flow of reliable electricity to the areas that need it most ...

Tesla Batteries 101 — Production Capacity, Uses, Chemistry, & Future Plans - CleanTechnica

Sat, 2017-12-02 16:37

CleanTechnica

Tesla Batteries 101 — Production Capacity, Uses, Chemistry, & Future Plans
CleanTechnica
80 MWh / 20 MW Southern California Edison (SCE) Energy Storage Installation — This facility was installed in California following a “competitive process” for utility-scale battery system contractors following the much publicized Southern California ...

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Tesla just officially turned on one of the world's largest batteries - Quartz

Fri, 2017-12-01 12:48

PennEnergy

Tesla just officially turned on one of the world's largest batteries
Quartz
The US, and other countries, have a mix of regulated electric markets (Texas, South Australia), and deregulated ones (California and others) where wholesale energy providers can bid on the supply of the cheapest, most reliable energy. Once more ...
Tesla Installs World's Largest Battery in AustraliaHowStuffWorks
Tesla mega-battery in Australia activatedBBC News
Elon Musk's Battery Boast Will Be Short-LivedBloomberg
Engadget -Independent.ie -PennEnergy -Premier Jay Weatherill
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New York state signs law – 20% of USA has energy storage targets ... - Electrek

Fri, 2017-12-01 09:51

Electrek

New York state signs law – 20% of USA has energy storage targets ...
Electrek
NY Governor Cuomo has signed into law a bill (AB 6571) directing the state's Public Service Commission to develop an Energy Storage Deployment Program, including a storage procurement target for 2030. New York now becomes the fourth US state to have ...
New York Governor Approves Energy Storage Target, Months After ...Greentech Media
New York energy storage target official after Gov. Cuomo signs bill ...Utility Dive

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Saft selected for lithium-ion battery storage system in California - Power Engineering International

Fri, 2017-12-01 06:17

Saft selected for lithium-ion battery storage system in California
Power Engineering International
French battery specialist Saft has been selected to provide its Intensium Max lithium-ion (Li-ion) containerized energy storage system to a power facility in California. The technology was selected by Skylar Resources to provide black-start capability ...

New York energy storage target official after Gov. Cuomo signs bill - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-12-01 05:23

New York energy storage target official after Gov. Cuomo signs bill
Utility Dive
1, 2020. The West Coast led the way with California and Oregon setting energy storage targets. But not all targets are equal. Massachusetts came under fire after setting its target. At the time, Ravi Manghani, director, energy storage at GTM Research ...

5 Takeaways From The Times's ClimateTECH Conference - New York Times

Fri, 2017-12-01 05:21

New York Times

5 Takeaways From The Times's ClimateTECH Conference
New York Times
Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter. SAN FRANCISCO — Technology and business leaders gathered here on Thursday to discuss solutions to rising global temperatures at ...

HECO to install flywheel energy storage system in West Oahu - Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Thu, 2017-11-30 17:04

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

HECO to install flywheel energy storage system in West Oahu
Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
Hawaiian Electric on Thursday said it started installing a flywheel energy storage system at its Campbell Industrial Park generating station in West Oahu to test the device's capabilities. The flywheel system, created by California-based Amber Kinetics ...

Saft selected for lithium-ion battery energy storage system in Glendale, California - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Thu, 2017-11-30 10:13

Saft selected for lithium-ion battery energy storage system in Glendale, California
AltEnergyMag (press release)
Saft selected for lithium-ion battery energy storage system in Glendale, California. Visit http://www.saftbatteries.com for further information. • Saft's modeling capability ensures the battery will help balance power excursions for more than 20 years ...

FuelCell Energy and Toyota Announce Renewable Transportation Fuel Project - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 2017-11-30 08:01

FuelCell Energy and Toyota Announce Renewable Transportation Fuel Project
GlobeNewswire (press release)
... 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in delivering clean, innovative and affordable fuel cell solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy, today announced the execution of a hydrogen and power ...

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California stakeholders push for community settlement, clean energy ... - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-11-30 07:53

Greentech Media

California stakeholders push for community settlement, clean energy ...
Utility Dive
The California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday heard final oral arguments on Pacific Gas and Electric's planned closure of the Diablo Canyon nuclear facility. At stake are two settlements PG&E struck with a wide range of stakeholders that ...
Critics Demand Clean Energy Guarantees for Diablo Canyon ...Greentech Media

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Critics Demand Clean Energy Guarantees for Diablo Canyon Closure - Greentech Media

Thu, 2017-11-30 02:46

Greentech Media

Critics Demand Clean Energy Guarantees for Diablo Canyon Closure
Greentech Media
On Tuesday, the California Public Utilities Commission heard a final set of oral arguments over the proposed decision that will guide Diablo Canyon's nearly decade-long glide path to closure, and lay the groundwork for PG&E to procure the energy ...

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One of the country's biggest oil fields just turned to an unexpected power source: Solar - Washington Post

Wed, 2017-11-29 13:04

Washington Post

One of the country's biggest oil fields just turned to an unexpected power source: Solar
Washington Post
The project was made possible by the recent extension of California's cap-and-trade system for carbon-dioxide emissions until 2030, said Christina Sistrunk, chief executive of Aera Energy, a company jointly owned by Shell and ExxonMobil. “We need some ...

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BYD Ramping Up The Energy Storage Business Worldwide - Seeking Alpha

Wed, 2017-11-29 12:44

BYD Ramping Up The Energy Storage Business Worldwide
Seeking Alpha
This has been encouraged by a decline in net metering. This makes it now more viable for the consumer to store energy. Commercially the market will be hampered by the lack of clear direction and policy initiatives from the Federal Government ...

SoCal reliability assessment raises prospects of winter gas curtailments - Utility Dive

Wed, 2017-11-29 06:27

89.3 KPCC

SoCal reliability assessment raises prospects of winter gas curtailments
Utility Dive
An assessment of Southern California's energy reliability this winter paints a precarious picture due to the loss of three gas pipelines and reduced capacity at Southern California Gas' Aliso Canyon storage facility. The report, issued by the ...
SoCal Winter Energy Assessment Sees 'Challenges, Uncertainty' from NatGas Pipeline OutagesNatural Gas Intelligence
Officials warn of possible natural gas shortage this winter89.3 KPCC
New worries about natural gas outages in SoCalCentral Valley Business Times

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4 Leaders in Solar Battery Storage - Madison.com

Wed, 2017-11-29 06:15

Madison.com

4 Leaders in Solar Battery Storage
Madison.com
Solar energy and energy storage have always been natural partners for homeowners and businesses who want to produce their own energy. But the energy storage side of the equation has never made economic sense, partly because batteries are ...

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XsunX Offering Year End Energy Storage & Software Promotion - The Daily Telescope

Wed, 2017-11-29 05:51

XsunX Offering Year End Energy Storage & Software Promotion
The Daily Telescope
Energy Storage, when paired with one of the company's solar rooftop or carport systems and Geli's ITC reporting capabilities, provide clients access to the Federal 30% investment tax credit (ITC) and the California Self Generation Incentive Program ...

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Pilot Mode: Sunverge Picks Up Utility Trials for Solar, Energy Storage and Software - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-11-29 02:42

Greentech Media

Pilot Mode: Sunverge Picks Up Utility Trials for Solar, Energy Storage and Software
Greentech Media
This kind of demand response is much cheaper than batteries in cost per kilowatt-hour, making it a plus to the utility -- although not necessarily to an energy storage vendor trying to max out its sales. Meanwhile, the batteries will be available to ...

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