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Feds seek proposals for 29,000 acres in southern New Mexico for solar power, grow industry

Feds seek proposals for 29,000 acres in southern New Mexico for solar power, grow industry ublic land in southern New Mexico was offered for developing solar power by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management as part of a multi-state initiative intended to build utility-scale installations in the American West. In total, the BLM called for … Continue reading Feds seek proposals for 29,000 acres in southern New Mexico for solar power, grow industry

Solar + #Storage Will Lead New U.S. Generation Capacity

Solar + Storage Will Lead New U.S. Generation Capacity Solar power paired with energy storage is expected to lead capacity additions in the U.S. power generation sector over the next two years, according to the latest Electric Monthly Update from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA in its December report, which includes data … Continue reading Solar + #Storage Will Lead New U.S. Generation Capacity

#FirstEnergy planning #West_Virginia solar energy project

FirstEnergy planning West Virginia solar energy project CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — FirstEnergy Corp. has applied to build five solar energy projects throughout its West Virginia service territory. The Akron, Ohio based utility company estimates that the projects, if approved by West Virginia regulators, would generate 50 megawatts of power, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported. The plans … Continue reading #FirstEnergy planning #West_Virginia solar energy project

Most planned U.S. battery storage additions in next three years to be paired with solar

Most planned U.S. battery storage additions in next three years to be paired with solar Of the 14.5 gigawatts (GW) of battery storage power capacity planned to come online in the United States from 2021 to 2024, 9.4 GW (63%) will be co-located with a solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant, based on data reported to … Continue reading Most planned U.S. battery storage additions in next three years to be paired with solar

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