Faster-responding storage allows us to operate the grid more efficiently, instantly balancing fluctuating supply and dynamic demand.
Opportunities for solar installers to offer storage as an integral part of their solutions are opening up everywhere, from mitigating the impact of power outages, the increase in distributed renewable generation at times of low use, the rising costs of base and peak power and the trend of some states to reduce or eliminate net metering programs.
First Installation Receives "The Best Green Energy Efficient Home" Award in the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut's 2016 Home Building Industry Awards
Stem Becomes First Energy Storage Provider to Meet Crucial Reliability and Performance Requirements for Southern California Edison
Achieves numerous industry firsts based on diversity of systems, customers, and experience deploying and controlling systems.
Lucas Mearian for ComputerWorld: Direct ownership of solar power panels will overtake third-party ownership next year as more consumers are choosing to buy, rather than lease, their panels. According to GTM Research's latest report, U.S. Residential Solar Financing 2016-2021, 55% of all U.S. residential solar capacity installed in 2017 will be purchased by customers paying either in cash, or through a solar loan financing arrangement; that number is expected to grow to 73% of all solar systems installed in 2021. Cont'd...
Ben Jervey for GreenBiz: What’s keeping solar and wind power from fully taking over the electric grid? For starters, the sun only shines during the day. Wind blows intermittently, is seasonally variable, and is not always blowing when the energy is needed. But what if solar and wind work together? "Wind resource tends to complement solar resource," said Sarah Kurtz of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. "Here in Colorado, for instance, the windiest time is during the winter and spring months. In winter, we don’t have as much sunshine, but we tend to get more wind and stronger wind." A handful of enterprising renewable energy developers are exploring how solar and wind might better work together, developing hybrid solar-wind projects to take advantage of the power-generating strengths of each — with the two technologies in tandem serving as a better replacement for climate-warming fossil fuels than either could be alone. Cont'd...
Utility Dive: More than 85% of Tesla's unaffiliated shareholders voted in favor of the $2.6 billion deal with SolarCity, which will allow the companies to move forward with an integrated solar roof and battery storage offering. Cont'd...
Baker Electric Solar is a proud sponsor and on-going supporter of the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and their sister organization North County Food Bank
Flywheel Energy Storage device DuraStor® to be installed near Paris
The nation's power grid will undergo a significant transformation over the next 10 years due in large measure to the emergence of cost-effective energy storage, according to a new study released today by Mortenson.
Huge Boost in Grid-Connected Energy Storage Leads to 4.5 Gigawatt Opportunity for inverter suppliers, IHS Markit Says
10-99 kW inverter shipments to grow the fastest driven by the surge in commercial and industrial systems
ESS INC.'s ALL-IRON FLOW BATTERY TO BE DEPLOYED IN MICROGRID DEMONSTRATION FOR U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Proving the value of "dry and safe" transport with long-duration operation in microgrid with PV and generators
Totem Unifies Design and Modern Technology to Provide Pioneering Energy and Communications Platform for Smart Cities
Israel Electric Corporation Installs Breakthrough GenCell Fuel Cell Technology To Support Redundancy of Key Infrastructure and Critical Points
GenCell, the leading Israeli-based fuel cell developer and manufacturer, today at European Utilities Week 2016 (Israel Country Pavilion - 3F109), announces that the Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) has agreed to be a GenCell strategic partner, also installing the company's unique GenCell G5 back-up fuel cell solution.
Eos Energy Storage ("Eos") - pioneer of the safe, ultra-low cost Znyth® battery - today announced that Jim Hughes, former CEO of First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), has joined as Chairman of the Board to guide the company's transition from technology development to commercial manufacturing and product deployment.
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