Deployment of Battery Storage Crucial to Clean Energy Transition

The continual expansion of intermittent renewables and declining technology costs are key factors fueling the global grid battery energy storage market, according to recent analysis by Frost & Sullivan. As more nations across regions commit to generate over 50% of … Read More

City Island Electric Customers Tap Renewable Energy Storage

Con Edison and GI Energy have installed a 1 MW/1 MWh battery system on City Island in the Bronx. It is the second storage system the partners have installed under a demonstration project. The battery system can provide 1 MW … Read More

NREL: Los Angeles Can Reach Renewable Goals with Rapid Wind Deployment

Meeting Los Angeles’ ambitious goal of 100% renewable electricity by 2045 – or even 2035 – is achievable with the rapid deployment of wind, solar, storage and other renewable energy technologies this decade, according to a years-long analysis by the … Read More

California Utility Exceeds RPS Renewable Delivery Goals

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corp., says it has exceeded California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) goal requiring energy providers to deliver 33% renewable energy by the end of 2020.  PG&E estimates that it delivered over … Read More

Energy Storage Sets 2020 Capacity Records

There was a total of 2,156 MWh of new energy storage systems  brought online in Q4  2020 – this was an increase of  182% from Q3 2020, making Q4 the new record quarter for U.S. storage, according to Wood Mackenzie … Read More

AEP Subsidiary Issues RFP for New, Repowered Wind Facilities

AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Co. (AEP), has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for off-take from new solar, new/repowered wind facilities, and stand-alone or co-located battery energy storage systems (BESS) located in PJM.  For … Read More

Kellogg Signs VPPA with Enel Green Power for Azure Sky Wind+Storage

Enel, through its U.S. renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, has started construction on the Azure Sky wind+storage project, its first large-scale hybrid project globally to integrate wind and battery storage at one site.  Through a 100 MW virtual … Read More

Saft Delivers Uptimax Battery Solution to Remote Wind Farm

Saft, a company that specializes in advanced battery technology solutions, has delivered its Uptimax maintenance-free nickel batteries to provide essential backup power for electronic monitoring, mechanical braking, pitch control and grease supply systems at the Badamsha wind farm in the … Read More

Nebraska Looks to Renewables to Change Energy Landscape

Gov. Pete Ricketts has joined representatives of Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), Monolith Materials and Norris Public Power District for a joint announcement regarding the facilitation of a significant addition to the renewable energy landscape in the state. The addition … Read More

PG&E Looks to Expand California Energy Storage Portfolio

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has requested California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approval of six additional battery energy storage projects totaling 387 MW of capacity, intended to further integrate clean energy from renewable generation sources while helping to ensure … Read More