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Will Autonomous Electric Vehicles Be The Real Electric Monopoly Utility Killer?

Will Autonomous Electric Vehicles Be The Real Electric Monopoly Utility Killer?

The bulk power system we’ve relied on for the last century is remarkably inefficient.  Due to waste heat and transmission losses, less than 30% of energy inputs in thermal power ...

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“It’s Like The Early Days Of The Internet,” As Energy Markets Brace for Blockchain Disruption

“It’s Like The Early Days Of The Internet,” As Energy Markets Brace for Blockchain Disruption

“When the internet was first introduced, it was hard to conceive of the drastic impact it would have on the world. We’ve got all the parts to do some really interesting things ...

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San Diego Seeking Energy Storage Proposals As Part of Major Preferred Energy Resources Procurement

San Diego Seeking Energy Storage Proposals As Part of Major Preferred Energy Resources Procurement

Following through on its commitment and legal obligation to help meet California’s clean energy and climate change mitigation goals, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is ...

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Tesla Building Largest Lithium Ion Battery Storage Project In The World After Aliso Canyon Fallout

Tesla Building Largest Lithium Ion Battery Storage Project In The World After Aliso Canyon Fallout

Upon completion, this system will be the largest lithium ion battery storage project in the world. Tesla was the only bidder awarded a utility-owned storage project out of the ...

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Unusual Renewable Energy Sources May Help Reduce Carbon Emissions

Unusual Renewable Energy Sources May Help Reduce Carbon Emissions

In a 2012 study from Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, researchers from the University of Almería discovered that the conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) into biomass by ...

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World’s Largest Frequency Regulation Battery Energy Storage System Installed in South Korea

World’s Largest Frequency Regulation Battery Energy Storage System Installed in South Korea

Advantageous performance characteristics, declining costs and power market regulatory reform are fueling deployment of utility-scale battery-based energy storage systems (BESS), ...

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Intelligent Energy Storage Systems Benefit From Declining Manufacturing Costs and Energy Market Reforms

Intelligent Energy Storage Systems Benefit From Declining Manufacturing Costs and Energy Market Reforms

Intelligent energy storage equipment and systems are poised to make greater inroads into power markets in the U.S. and around the world as manufacturing costs continue to decline ...

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Panasonic Now Offers Integrated Distributed Energy Resource Management – as a service

Panasonic Now Offers Integrated Distributed Energy Resource Management – as a service

Panasonic is building on its lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery-based energy storage business line and getting more deeply involved in the distributed energy resource (DER) and smart ...

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Will Energy Storage Be The Killer App For Solar?

Will Energy Storage Be The Killer App For Solar?

In her list of 2016 predictions, Edmee Kelsey of solar asset management company 3Megawatt predicted that solar will no longer stand on its own.  A somewhat surprising statement ...

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SolarCity and Tesla announce First Ever Solar-Storage PPA in Hawaii

SolarCity and Tesla announce First Ever Solar-Storage PPA in Hawaii

Solar City and Tesla have set the bar for the widely anticipated Solar-Storage PPA, effectively setting a new barrier for wholesale generation in sunny environments.  The price: ...

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GE Berlin Hybrid Power Plant Combines CHP, Solar and Smart Battery Storage

GE Berlin Hybrid Power Plant Combines CHP, Solar and Smart Battery Storage

Along with solar PV and intelligent energy storage technology, combined heat and power (CHP) takes center stage in a Hyrbrid Power Plant GE has built to power its facility, ...

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Top 10 Mistakes To Avoid When Purchasing Solar

Top 10 Mistakes To Avoid When Purchasing Solar

Going Too Cheap This is quite an obvious piece of advice, but is a surprisingly common mistake that solar customers make. Not falling for over priced systems and services will be ...

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Editor choice Innovative Battery Storage Project Improves Efficiency In Pennsylvania Rail System

Innovative Battery Storage Project Improves Efficiency In Pennsylvania Rail System

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is installing an 8.75-MW lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery storage network that will reduce operating costs, emissions and ...

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Tyco Merges With Johnson Controls, Creating One Of World’s Largest Energy Storage Companies

Tyco Merges With Johnson Controls, Creating One Of World’s Largest Energy Storage Companies

Johnson Controls (JCI) has emerged as a leading player in the microgrid industry and markets, expanding into the nascent, rapidly evolving cleantech market segment off the back of ...

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DOE SHINES Target of $0.14/kWh for Solar-Storage Means Grid Defection

DOE SHINES Target of $0.14/kWh for Solar-Storage Means Grid Defection

The DOE and SEIA have set their targets on $.14 / kWh cost for solar plus energy storage.  The aim of the program is making renewables cost-competitive on the nations electric ...

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DOE Sunshot Takes Aim at Solar-Storage Tipping Point

DOE Sunshot Takes Aim at Solar-Storage Tipping Point

The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched a joint initiative aimed at boosting ...

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Energy Storage Picks Up Slack as Solar Tax Credits And FiTs Expire In Europe

Energy Storage Picks Up Slack as Solar Tax Credits And FiTs Expire In Europe

The declining costs of battery storage technologies (Li-ion in particular) and ratcheting down of solar tax credits and feed-in tariffs (FiTs) is enhancing the financial ...

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Energy Storage Coming of Age In The Midwest: New MISO Rules To Boost Applications

Energy Storage Coming of Age In The Midwest: New MISO Rules To Boost Applications

Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) Midcontinent Independent Systems Operator (MISO) is exploring ways of changing market rules to facilitate grid-integration of battery and ...

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Editor choice SUMITOMO GROUP COMMISSIONS LARGE-SCALE BATTERY STORAGE SYSTEM IN PJM

SUMITOMO GROUP COMMISSIONS LARGE-SCALE BATTERY STORAGE SYSTEM IN PJM

In addition to microgrid deployments, advanced battery energy storage systems are also increasingly being used by utilities and independent system operators (ISOs) responsible for ...

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Is Silicon Valley The New Center Of Gravity For Energy Storage?

Is Silicon Valley The New Center Of Gravity For Energy Storage?

Founded in 2014 by the non-profit California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), CalCharge is leveraging its growing roster of member companies and working relationships with three San ...

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