Storage news: The future of microgrids

Energy Storage Fleet Demonstration Completed in Hawaii

Jennifer Delony | February 1, 2017 Testing for the demonstration of a first-of-its-kind energy storage collaborative project in Hawai‘i now is complete. The customer-sited storage fleet provides 1 MW of storage services…

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SEPA and SGIP To Merge

Jennifer Runyon | February 1, 2017 On Tuesday at a breakfast meeting during DistribuTECH, Julia Hamm, CEO and President of the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), and Sharon Allan, CEO and President of Smart Grid…

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Electricity Cooperative Association to Demonstrate 200-kWh Energy Storage Project in Texas

Renewable Energy World Editors | February 1, 2017 An electricity cooperative association in Texas last week said that it will host a 200-kWh energy storage system at its distribution center in Georgetown, Texas, to support training…

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The Year of Climate Finance: 2017 Outlook

Jennifer Delony | January 31, 2017 In the year following the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015, there was an increased interest in building a broad spectrum of financial solutions that can both deliver on commitments …

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The Future of Microgrids: Business Cases

Jennifer Runyon | February 1, 2017 On Tuesday at DistribuTECH in San Diego, Calif., experts debated the future of microgrids with a large focus on the economics of these distributed energy resources and energy management…

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Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass

Tom Randall | January 31, 2017 Tesla Motors Inc. is making a huge bet that millions of small batteries can be strung together to help kick fossil fuels off the grid. The idea is a powerful one—one that’s…

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Yorkshire, England Village Starts Solar Battery Trial

Steven Meredith | January 30, 2017 There’s been much written about solar PV storage in recent months. Tesla and Elon Musk are working hard to develop it and other renewable companies, including British-born ones, are…

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