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#UniEnergy Technologies Announces Commissioning of Largest Capacity Flow Battery in North America and Europe

UniEnergy Technologies Announces Commissioning of Largest Capacity Flow Battery in North America and Europe UKILTEO, Wash., June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — UniEnergy Technologies (UET) announced the commissioning and acceptance of a 1 MW Uni.System™ energy storage system with a maximum energy capacity of 4MWh in Pullman, Wash. This is the largest capacity flow battery operating … Continue reading #UniEnergy Technologies Announces Commissioning of Largest Capacity Flow Battery in North America and Europe

Electric Vehicles Sales Skyrocket & US Energy Dept Wants More, More, More

Electric Vehicle Sales Skyrocket & US Energy Dept Wants More, More, More Electric Vehicle Sales And Distributed Energy Generation Actually, it’s the electric utilities that need an assist. The rise of distributed energy generation is threatening the industry’s highly centralized model to the core (though some are adapting to the “virtual power plant” model more … Continue reading Electric Vehicles Sales Skyrocket & US Energy Dept Wants More, More, More

#Elon_Musk says utilities shouldn’t fear his battery systems #Tesla #TSLA

Elon Musk says utilities shouldn’t fear his battery systems Tesla CEO Elon Musk told electric utility owners they shouldn’t fear that his battery systems will put them out of business — instead, they should buy them. Most customers in the U.S. will use the Powerwall home system as a backup in the event of a … Continue reading #Elon_Musk says utilities shouldn’t fear his battery systems #Tesla #TSLA

#Tesla ‘s Musk asks utilities: How can we take battery storage ‘to a whole new level’?

Tesla’s Musk asks utilities: How can we take battery storage ‘to a whole new level’? NEW ORLEANS — The co-founders of Tesla Motors Inc. yesterday invited executives of the nation’s dominant utilities to partner with the Silicon Valley electric carmaker to boost battery storage capacity across the U.S. power grid. Speaking before the year’s largest … Continue reading #Tesla ‘s Musk asks utilities: How can we take battery storage ‘to a whole new level’?

#Elon_Musk to #Utilities: ‘I’m Not Really a Fan of Disruption; I’m Just a Fan of Things Being Better’

Elon Musk to Utilities: ‘I’m Not Really a Fan of Disruption; I’m Just a Fan of Things Being Better’ Elon Musk wants the people to know that he’s not quite the rebel some have made him out to be. “I’m not actually a fan of disruption for it’s own sake,” the CEO of Tesla Motors … Continue reading #Elon_Musk to #Utilities: ‘I’m Not Really a Fan of Disruption; I’m Just a Fan of Things Being Better’

Broad Coalition Submits Proposal to Deploy Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in San Diego

Broad Coalition Submits Proposal to Deploy Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in San Diego A diverse set of public interest groups, automakers, labor unions, electric vehicle (EV) charging companies, and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) submitted a proposed settlement this week to the California Public Utilities Commission to accelerate the deployment of smart electric vehicle … Continue reading Broad Coalition Submits Proposal to Deploy Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in San Diego

Duke developing 2 MW storage facility for PJM frequency regulation

Duke developing 2 MW storage facility for PJM frequency regulation Duke, the largest electric utility in the country, is continuing to explore energy storage solutions and said it believes it owns almost 15% of the installed, grid-connected storage in the United States. The 2 MW project is aimed at enhancing reliability and grid stability across … Continue reading Duke developing 2 MW storage facility for PJM frequency regulation

#Tesla Challenge’s the World’s Perception of #Energy

Tesla Challenge’s the World’s Perception of Energy On April 30th, Tesla once again made us rethink how we use energy. What’s their newest ambition? Home and industrial battery packs. Similar to the batteries that are used in Tesla’s electric sports cars, Tesla hopes to enter your home and business using the same technology. “We’re talking … Continue reading #Tesla Challenge’s the World’s Perception of #Energy

#SolarCity Taking Orders for #Tesla Batteries Starting at $5,000

SolarCity Taking Orders for Tesla Batteries Starting at $5,000 SolarCity Corp. has begun taking orders for energy-storage systems, starting at $5,000 installed. The battery, called Powerwall, is being offered to new solar customers with two payment options, SolarCity spokesman Jonathan Bass said in an e-mail Friday. It was announced Thursday by Elon Musk, SolarCity’s chairman. … Continue reading #SolarCity Taking Orders for #Tesla Batteries Starting at $5,000