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Solar PV Plus Batteries A Game Changer In The Switch To Renewable Energy?

Solar PV Plus Batteries A Game Changer In The Switch To Renewable Energy? I’ve assumed for some time that there will be many components to the energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, and of course, that is true. But suddenly things are crystallizing around some combination solutions. A key solution seems to be … Continue reading Solar PV Plus Batteries A Game Changer In The Switch To Renewable Energy?

Georgia Power offers up PV – plus – storage ‘smart neighbourhood’ of new houses for sale

Georgia Power offers up PV-plus-storage ‘smart neighbourhood’ of new houses for sale The first ‘smart neighbourhood’ in the US state of Georgia is being created by utility Georgia Power and homebuilder PulteGroup, with each home equipped with solar PV, battery energy storage and other smart, clean and distributed energy resources. PulteGroup said the planned new … Continue reading Georgia Power offers up PV – plus – storage ‘smart neighbourhood’ of new houses for sale

#Intersect_Power secures #PPA for 150MW PV project in /3Texas

Intersect Power secures PPA for 150MW PV project in Texas Utility-scale power company Intersect Power has been awarded a power purchase agreement from Austin Energy for a 150MW PV project in Texas that is expected to reach commercial operation in 2020. Intersect Power, through its IPREH joint venture with Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation, is developing the … Continue reading #Intersect_Power secures #PPA for 150MW PV project in /3Texas

Blockchain – powered P2P #energy_trading on trial at Britain’s biggest social housing PV installation

Blockchain-powered P2P energy trading on trial at Britain’s biggest social housing PV installation Verv, an energy monitoring and AI company, has laid claim to launching the UK’s first energy trading community at a housing estate in Hackney, East London. The machine learning specialist has collaborated with community renewables developer Repowering London to conduct a field … Continue reading Blockchain – powered P2P #energy_trading on trial at Britain’s biggest social housing PV installation

#Duke_Energy announces plan to develop 700MW of PV , 50MW of energy storage in Florida

Duke Energy announces plan to develop 700MW of PV, 50MW of energy storage in Florida Duke Energy Florida announced Tuesday that it has filed a revised deal with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) that will bring 700MW of installed PV generation capacity online within the state over the next four years. The settlement agreement … Continue reading #Duke_Energy announces plan to develop 700MW of PV , 50MW of energy storage in Florida

#Ideal_Power supplies power converters to PV -plus – storage projects in #California, #Texas

Ideal Power supplies power converters to PV-plus-storage projects in California, Texas Ideal Power, the US company best known for its power conversion systems for energy storage, has announced two recent project orders totalling 1.6MW in northern Texas and in California. Just over 1MW of the company’s 30kW Stabiliti power conversion systems will be integrated into … Continue reading #Ideal_Power supplies power converters to PV -plus – storage projects in #California, #Texas

Study finds that storage prices are falling faster than PV and wind technologies

Study finds that storage prices are falling faster than PV and wind technologies A study from the University of California and TU Munich in Germany shows that long-term R&D spending played a critical role in achieving cost reductions. Energy storage projects may bring the cost per kWh of a lithium-ion battery down from $10,000/kWh in … Continue reading Study finds that storage prices are falling faster than PV and wind technologies

New Report Shines Light on Installed Costs and Deployment Barriers for Residential Solar PV with Energy Storage

New Report Shines Light on Installed Costs and Deployment Barriers for Residential Solar PV with Energy Storage Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are making available the most detailed component and system-level cost breakdowns to date for residential photovoltaic (PV) solar systems equipped with energy storage-and quantifying previously … Continue reading New Report Shines Light on Installed Costs and Deployment Barriers for Residential Solar PV with Energy Storage

JLM Energy’s ‘micro’ system connects directly to PV panels

JLM Energy’s ‘micro’ system connects directly to PV panels System provider JLM Energy has launched the first in a suite of energy storage products that connects battery storage directly to solar panels. The California-headquartered company makes a range of energy products and offers services aimed at residential, commercial and utility customers ranging from solar panel … Continue reading JLM Energy’s ‘micro’ system connects directly to PV panels

First Solar Proves That PV Plants Can Rival Frequency Response Services From Natural Gas Peakers

First Solar Proves That PV Plants Can Rival Frequency Response Services From Natural Gas Peakers Last summer, First Solar and California grid operator CAISO ran a set of tests to show that utility-scale solar PV, instead of being a disruptive influence on the power grid, could actually help stabilize it. Over a series of days … Continue reading First Solar Proves That PV Plants Can Rival Frequency Response Services From Natural Gas Peakers