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#ARIZONA_PUBLIC_SERVICE ANNOUNCES ONE OF THE LARGEST SOLAR BATTERY PROJECTS IN THE US

ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCES ONE OF THE LARGEST SOLAR BATTERY PROJECTS IN THE US Arizona Public Service, the largest electric utility in Arizona, announced Thursday morning that it will add 850 MW of battery storage and 100 MW of solar generation by 2025, making it one of the largest battery projects in the country. The … Continue reading #ARIZONA_PUBLIC_SERVICE ANNOUNCES ONE OF THE LARGEST SOLAR BATTERY PROJECTS IN THE US

Revolutionary @Nilar_Hydride® Battery Technology Delivers Unparalleled Energy Storage Life

Revolutionary Nilar Hydride® Battery Technology Delivers Unparalleled Energy Storage Life STOCKHOLM, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Swedish industrial battery manufacturer, Nilar, has developed a method for multiplying the life of its Nilar Hydride® batteries (NiMH). After years of research at its Swedish and US R&D centers, and in close collaboration with leading researchers from Stockholm … Continue reading Revolutionary @Nilar_Hydride® Battery Technology Delivers Unparalleled Energy Storage Life

Utility co-op unveils state’s largest battery storage system

Utility co-op unveils state’s largest battery storage system In the US state of Colorado, United Power has partnered with Engie North America and Tesla for the supply and installation of a battery energy storage system in Firestone. United Power, an electric power cooperative serving 200,000 customers, inaugurated the 4MW/16MWh battery energy storage system to ensure … Continue reading Utility co-op unveils state’s largest battery storage system

Tri-State policy change discourages battery projects in rural #Colorado and #New_Mexico

Tri-State policy change discourages battery projects in rural Colorado and New Mexico United Power will dedicate the largest battery storage system in Colorado next week, a 16 megawatt hour Tesla Powerpack in Longmont that the electric cooperative expects will save its members $1 million each year. But recent policy changes by Tri-State Generation and Transmission … Continue reading Tri-State policy change discourages battery projects in rural #Colorado and #New_Mexico

Falling battery prices unlocking new opportunities in electric grids, says Deloitte

Falling battery prices unlocking new opportunities in electric grids, says Deloitte Battery storage prices are coming down, resulting in changes to the business model for consumers in the electricity market. The technology has a broad breadth of possible uses, including the enabling of distributed energy and grid frequency regulation. While prices are coming down, barriers … Continue reading Falling battery prices unlocking new opportunities in electric grids, says Deloitte

US has gone past 1GWh of installed battery capacity, with help from utilities

US has gone past 1GWh of installed battery capacity, with help from utilities US utilities deployed more than 520MWh of energy storage on their networks in 2017, bringing the country’s cumulative installed capacity of grid-connected energy storage systems to over 1GWh, trade organisation Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has found. By the end of 2017, … Continue reading US has gone past 1GWh of installed battery capacity, with help from utilities

Why Batteries May Not Be The Climate Savior We All Want Them To Be

Why Batteries May Not Be The Climate Savior We All Want Them To Be People who talk and write about renewable energy technologies and climate change often declare that the next Big Breakthrough that is needed is in batteries connected to the electric grid. Even mainstream publications like The Boston Globe are fascinated by the … Continue reading Why Batteries May Not Be The Climate Savior We All Want Them To Be