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Tesla to reverse solar price hike for some customers, legal filing says

Tesla to reverse solar price hike for some customers, legal filing says Tesla is trying to placate some solar customers who say they faced sudden price hikes earlier this year, according to new filings with the U.S. district court in San Jose, California. In a Thursday filing, customers’ attorneys wrote, “Tesla informed counsel for Plaintiffs … Continue reading Tesla to reverse solar price hike for some customers, legal filing says

World’s largest solar-powered battery system is now 75% complete

World’s largest solar-powered battery system is now 75% complete The Florida Power and Light (FPL) Company’s Manatee Energy Storage Center, the world’s largest solar-powered battery system capable of powering Walt Disney World for around seven hours, is now 75% complete. World’s largest solar-powered battery system It’s in Parrish in Manatee County, which is is south … Continue reading World’s largest solar-powered battery system is now 75% complete

#California ISO has 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its queue, smashing last year’s figures

California ISO has 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its queue, smashing last year’s figures The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has almost 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its interconnection queue, according to a 7 July presentation. The operator has 97.6GW of renewables in its queue, with solar PV accounting … Continue reading #California ISO has 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its queue, smashing last year’s figures

Battery-less storage solutions for large-scale solar and storage

Battery-less storage solutions for large-scale solar and storage Shakespeare spoke of, “Vaulting ambition which o’er leaps itself and falls upon the other.” He could have meant lithium-ion batteries. They are everywhere, setting fire to power stations, cars and hoverboards, and that was just January 2021. Analysts IDTechEx wrote an article, “Lithium-ion Batteries: 2021 Starts with … Continue reading Battery-less storage solutions for large-scale solar and storage

#BP acquires 9GW US solar portfolio, hands over to Lightsource to develop

BP acquires 9GW US solar portfolio, hands over to Lightsource to develop BP has secured an agreement to acquire 9GW of US solar projects from developer 7X Energy, a deal it says represents “a significant step” towards the company’s target of growing its net developed renewables capacity to 20GW by 2025. The oil and gas … Continue reading #BP acquires 9GW US solar portfolio, hands over to Lightsource to develop

Record 462GW of solar capacity seeking grid interconnection across the US

Record 462GW of solar capacity seeking grid interconnection across the US A record amount of solar capacity and energy storage is currently in US transmission interconnection queues, according to a new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). At 462GW, solar accounts for most of the total generator capacity in the queues, which reached … Continue reading Record 462GW of solar capacity seeking grid interconnection across the US

Record 462GW of solar capacity seeking grid interconnection across the US

Record 462GW of solar capacity seeking grid interconnection across the US A record amount of solar capacity and energy storage is currently in US transmission interconnection queues, according to a new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). At 462GW, solar accounts for most of the total generator capacity in the queues, which reached … Continue reading Record 462GW of solar capacity seeking grid interconnection across the US

#Southern_Power retrofitting 640MWh of battery storage at two #California solar power stations

Southern Power retrofitting 640MWh of battery storage at two California solar power stations US wholesale energy provider Southern Power is adding battery energy storage to two solar sites in California. Storage will be added to the company’s Tranquillity Solar Facility and Garland Solar Facility, with Southern Power – a subsidiary of the Southern Company – … Continue reading #Southern_Power retrofitting 640MWh of battery storage at two #California solar power stations

#Turbines are in operation at the #Oklahoma wind – solar – storage hybrid facility at the #Skeleton_Creek

Turbines are in operation at the Oklahoma wind-solar-storage hybrid facility at the Skeleton Creek In December, NextEra Energy Resources announced the efficient completion and operation of the wind turbines situated at the Skeleton Creek, a hybrid renewable energy facility that the firm is constructing in Oklahoma, United States. The venture will integrate the built 250 … Continue reading #Turbines are in operation at the #Oklahoma wind – solar – storage hybrid facility at the #Skeleton_Creek