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San Diego Blood Bank adds solar + storage system to power electric blood mobile fleet – Solar Power World

By |2020-05-28T20:00:31+00:00May 28th, 2020|Regional|

Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, continues to grow its energy storage business in California, signing an agreement to manage a battery storage system as part of a solar + storage project at the San Diego Blood Bank. By combining onsite solar generation with a battery storage system, the Blood Bank

Green Mountain Power expands BYOD and Tesla battery programs as it targets fossil peakers

By |2020-05-28T19:45:03+00:00May 28th, 2020|Regional|

Vermont regulators approved on Wednesday a Green Mountain Power program that offers rates for customer-sited battery storage, including a bring your own device (BYOD) option. Starting June 5, customers can enroll in GMP's Tesla Powerwall program or subscribe to rates with their own storage system for the next 15 years, based on GMP's previous pilots.

Landfills emerge as promising battery storage sites to back up renewable energy

By |2020-05-27T17:05:03+00:00May 27th, 2020|Regional|

Solar panel installations have been one of the fastest-growing types of energy infrastructure in recent years and landfills have become fitting sites due to the sheer amount of land required. Now, for many of the same reasons, energy project developers are looking to landfills for a technology growing even faster than solar: battery storage. Storage

El Paso Electric sees record low solar prices as it secures New Mexico project approvals

By |2020-05-21T21:00:44+00:00May 21st, 2020|Regional|

The projects were proposed to serve southern New Mexico and west Texas customers, and start service in the summer of 2022. One project will add 100 MW of solar for $0.015 per kWh while the second will add 100 MW of solar and 50 MW of storage for $0.021 per kWh, record-low prices for solar and

Eos Energy Storage providing zinc battery system at Greek oil refinery

By |2020-05-21T21:00:41+00:00May 21st, 2020|Regional|

Zinc battery storage manufacturer Eos Energy Storage was awarded contracts for systems providing on-site power resiliency at an oil refinery in Greece. New Jersey-based Eos has partnered with Motor Oil Hellas and Ingeteam on the two projects. Eos will design, build and deliver a 1-MW/4 MWh behind-the-meter battery system at Motor Oil’s Corinth Refinery in

PG&E Poised to Expand Battery Energy Storage Capacity by More Than 420 Megawatts – AltEnergyMag

By |2020-05-21T17:03:19+00:00May 21st, 2020|Regional|

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has requested approval of five energy storage projects totaling 423 megawatts (MW), in a filing with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The projects are intended to further integrate clean energy from renewable generation sources while ensuring future reliability of the electric system.

Eos Energy Storage providing zinc battery system at Greek oil refinery – Power Engineering Magazine

By |2020-05-21T17:03:17+00:00May 21st, 2020|Regional|

Zinc battery storage manufacturer Eos Energy Storage was awarded contracts for systems providing on-site power resiliency at an oil refinery in Greece. New Jersey-based Eos has partnered with Motor Oil Hellas and Ingeteam on the two projects. Eos will design, build and deliver a 1-MW/4 MWh behind-the-meter battery system at Motor Oil’s Corinth Refinery in

Siemens Gamesa to supply innovative hybrid plant in the Philippines for Berkeley Energy, reducing fossil fuel use in a remote location

By |2020-05-18T19:46:18+00:00May 18th, 2020|Regional|

The plant will help provide stable electricity supply to island and reduce dependence on diesel, in turn further cutting emissions. Commercial hybrid project manages an existing 16MW wind power facility with battery storage integrated through Siemens Gamesa’s Hybrid Plant Controller (HPC). Siemens Gamesa has signed a 5-year maintenance contract for plant operations which can be

Energy storage poised to tackle grid challenges from rising EVs as mobile chargers bring new flexibility

By |2020-05-18T19:31:35+00:00May 18th, 2020|Regional|

The impacts of COVID-19 likely mean flat electric vehicle (EV) sales this year, but a trio of new reports say the long-term outlook is for strong growth — which means the electric grid will need to respond.

Hawaiian utility selects huge solar and storage proposals on way to 100% renewables

By |2020-05-14T19:01:28+00:00May 14th, 2020|Regional|

The Hawaiian Electric Company, the largest electric utility on the Hawaiian Islands, has selected 16 solar-plus-storage or standalone storage projects on the islands of Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii that will deliver a combined 459MW of solar generation and nearly 3GWh of power storage. The projects were awarded as part of Hawaiian Electric’s efforts to transition