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Batteries begin storing wind and solar energy for the Texas grid

Batteries begin storing wind and solar energy for the Texas grid Conventional wisdom maintains that wind and solar power depend on affordable energy storage, and until battery prices drop, the United States will rely on natural gas and coal-fired power plants. A few years ago, most analysts thought it would take decades, but the clean … Continue reading Batteries begin storing wind and solar energy for the Texas grid

Planners say thumbs down to battery storage project

Planners say thumbs down to battery storage project VC Community Planning Group (VCCPG) Monday voted to oppose a large lithium-ion battery storage project dubbed Valley Center Storage; to endorse Green Storage, an expansion of an existing facility on Lizard Rocks Road; and to endorse evacuating a county easement that had attracted the attention and opposition … Continue reading Planners say thumbs down to battery storage project

#Shell_Energy launches seasonal solar – battery storage tariff

Shell Energy launches seasonal solar-battery storage tariff Shell has become the latest energy supplier to launch a flexible tariff, allowing householders to potentially earn money back for helping to balance supply and demand for the power grid. The company yesterday announced a “first of its kind” scheme designed to harness the benefits of integrating solar … Continue reading #Shell_Energy launches seasonal solar – battery storage tariff

EIA Report: Large-Scale Battery Storage in US Hits 10-Year High

EIA Report: Large-Scale Battery Storage in US Hits 10-Year High The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a new report that examines national large-scale battery storage trends over the past decade. Capacity went from seven systems with 59 megawatts in 2010 to 125 systems totaling 869 MW at the end of 2018. “Battery Storage in … Continue reading EIA Report: Large-Scale Battery Storage in US Hits 10-Year High

#California ISO connects largest battery storage system in US to its grid

California ISO connects largest battery storage system in US to its grid The California Independent System Operator (ISO) added the largest battery storage connection in the nation to its power grid last month. The LS Power Group’s Gateway Energy Storage Project came online in San Diego County on June 9, adding 62.5 megawatts (MW) of … Continue reading #California ISO connects largest battery storage system in US to its grid

COMMERCIAL-SCALE DEPLOYMENT OF SODIUM-ION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY

COMMERCIAL-SCALE DEPLOYMENT OF SODIUM-ION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY Although Li-ion batteries are currently the dominant technology in the rechargeable-battery sector, sodium-ion (Na-ion) batteries possess many benefits in terms of sustainability, safety and costs, and are poised to greatly expand their commercial usage. Sodium-ion battery specialist Faradion Ltd. (Sheffield, U.K.; www.faradion.co.uk) — in its largest commercial deployment ever … Continue reading COMMERCIAL-SCALE DEPLOYMENT OF SODIUM-ION BATTERY TECHNOLOGY

Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California

Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California Two grid-scale battery energy storage projects, one just completed in Texas and one just announced in California, give an indication of the growing market opportunities in the US’ regional grid operators’ service areas. Rabbit Hill, a 10MW battery energy storage system (BESS), went online in Texas … Continue reading Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California

#Sunnova Ends 2019 With Growth but Overall Losses, Heralds ‘Year of the Battery’

Sunnova Ends 2019 With Growth but Overall Losses, Heralds ‘Year of the Battery’ Storage is becoming central to Sunnova’s future growth strategy. Residential solar company Sunnova experienced a surge in customers buying energy storage in the fourth quarter of 2019, CEO John Berger said on an earnings call Tuesday. The share of customers opting for … Continue reading #Sunnova Ends 2019 With Growth but Overall Losses, Heralds ‘Year of the Battery’

#Dominion_Energy ‘s First Battery Storage Projects Approved

Dominion Energy’s First Battery Storage Projects Approved – Four pilots totaling 16 megawatts are largest projects of their kind in Virginia – Energy storage is key to grid reliability, continued solar and wind expansion, and net zero emissions – Grid Transformation & Security Act enables company to invest in 30 megawatts of battery storage RICHMOND, … Continue reading #Dominion_Energy ‘s First Battery Storage Projects Approved