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4.5-MW Solar, 3.8-MWh Storage Project Completed at Former Massachusetts Landfill

By |2020-01-21T16:00:37+00:00January 21st, 2020|Regional|

A 4.5-MW solar array coupled with a 1.6-MW/3.8-MWh energy storage system has been completed on the former Titcomb pit landfill in Amesbury, Massachusetts. Kearsarge Energy developed and constructed the project that uses an AC-coupled GSS energy system from NEC Energy Solutions.

US Energy Storage Market May Grow 12X By End Of 2024 (Interview) – CleanTechnica

By |2020-01-21T16:00:35+00:00January 21st, 2020|Regional|

The recent Wood Mackenzie Q4 2019 US Energy Storage Monitor report contains a number of insights about energy storage trends that many people may enjoy reading about. Energy storage in the United States has been growing steadily over the last 5-10 years. In this interview, Dan Finn-Foley, head of energy storage research at Wood Mackenzie,

US Battery Storage Prospects Lifted by Policy Progress, Cost Reduction

By |2020-01-16T19:09:24+00:00January 16th, 2020|Regional|

Battery storage deployment in the US is set for a rapid acceleration from 2020. That is one of the key takeaways from the latest S&P Global Platts Analytics’ US Power Storage Outlook, released to clients on December 18. In addition, while megawatt deployments in 2019 were at 2018 levels, the storage duration of battery storage

Local Solar Installers Embrace Big New Opportunity: Home Battery Add-Ons

By |2020-01-06T22:11:36+00:00January 6th, 2020|Regional|

From Texas to Florida, more homeowners are interested in pairing batteries with rooftop solar. Local solar installation companies have faced a number of challenges in recent years, from the decline of state net metering policies to the Trump administration's import tariffs. Now, a potentially significant opportunity is coming into focus for them: home battery systems.

‘No Time to Waste’: #StorageITC Remains Top 2020 Priority for ESA

By |2020-01-06T22:11:34+00:00January 6th, 2020|Regional|

While expressing disappointment that end-of-year tax announcements in the US did not include a standalone energy storage investment tax credit (ITC), the policy could still have a big impact if introduced, the CEO of the national Energy Storage Association has said.

Nevada Regulators Approve NV Energy Plan for 1,190 MW Solar, 590 MW Storage

By |2019-12-12T17:03:11+00:00December 12th, 2019|Regional|

The Nevada Public Utilities Commission on Dec. 4 approved NV Energy's Integrated Resource Plan, including three solar projects totaling 1,190 MW and 590 MW of energy storage capacity. All of the new projects will be located in southern Nevada and are planned to be online by 2024. The utility last year committed to doubling its

Sunnova SunSafe Now Available in Florida Markets

By |2019-12-09T21:00:53+00:00December 9th, 2019|Regional|

Sunnova Energy International Inc. has expanded its Sunnova SunSafe 1 solar+battery storage system offering into Florida, making the state the 13th market where Sunnova now offers SunSafe. Sunnova also announced the addition of a 15-year financing plan for add-on solar battery storage. This offering is immediately available in all existing Sunnova SunSafe markets.

Orsted Brings 460MW Solar-Plus-Storage Project to Texas Oil Country

By |2019-12-09T21:00:50+00:00December 9th, 2019|Regional|

Ørsted on Wednesday announced plans to build a 460-megawatt solar-plus-storage project in West Texas, near existing oil and gas infrastructure in the Permian Basin. The storage facility will be relatively modest in size by the standards of the latest projects, at 40 megawatts with one hour of capacity, running alongside a 420 MW AC solar

Utility-Scale Storage Critical to Achieving Massachusetts Carbon Goals: UMass Study

By |2019-12-06T18:05:06+00:00December 6th, 2019|Regional|

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is likely to fall short of its greenhouse gas emission goals if it cannot implement utility-scale storage, according to a new study. More than 70% of the state’s two pumped-hydro storage facilities — with a collective capacity of around 1,800 MW — is currently unutilized due to the lack of market incentives, according to researchers. The

NV Energy to Add 3 Solar and Storage Projects to Southern Nevada

By |2019-12-05T16:11:07+00:00December 5th, 2019|Regional|

NV Energy received approval from state regulators to add three solar projects in Southern Nevada that should generate enough electricity to power 230,000 homes. On Wednesday, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approved NV Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan, which would add 1,190 megawatts of solar renewable energy projects to the state, as well as an